Say Yes to Real Leadership: Save The Lakes

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I grew up in Ahwatukee. I graduated from Desert Vista. I know what Ahwatukee has to offer and what a wonderful, unique place it is to live. That is why I’m so frustrated when I see developers backtrack on promises made to homeowners and distract them with bad information. My parents knew when we moved to Ahwatukee that an executive … Read More

Say Yes to an Inclusive and Respectful Phoenix

Kevin PattersonCampaign Updates Comments

Today, the Phoenix City Council will be voting to change two street names in our City that have derogatory and offensive connotations for members of our diverse community. There is no room in Phoenix to have state sponsored words that bring back memories of violence, subjugation, and oppression for our Native and Black communities. We can do so much better … Read More

Statement on Healthcare and Congress

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Today, Senate Republicans released an out of touch, draconian, alarming health care proposal that threatens the progress we’ve made in providing affordable healthcare for record numbers of community members. It drives up costs, reduces benefits, and leaves our most vulnerable populations out to dry. That is not the America I believe in and it goes against my values as a … Read More

Say Yes to Inclusive Education

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Until Tuesday, Arizona allowed DACA recipients to pay in-state tuition for colleges and universities. That option was struck down by the Arizona Court of Appeals, in a decision that will skyrocket tuition prices for thousands of students in our state. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program recipients are undocumented people who were brought to the United States as … Read More

Kelli Butler Endorsement

Kevin PattersonEndorsements Comments

Kelli Butler has been such a kind friend to me throughout this entire process. She has been such a great advocate for this District this year in the Legislature, whether it’s fighting for education or for voting rights for citizens, but she knows she needs a partner in the Council’s office in order to create even more positive change. I … Read More

Say Yes to Real Leadership: The Loop 202 Expansion

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Our team has been knocking on doors all over Ahwatukee and we’ve heard about the 202 expansion every day. The expansion evokes strong reactions from all sides of the debate and as someone who prides themselves as an active listener and consensus builder, I admit this is a difficult issue. For a decade, Ahwatukee residents have passionately fought the highway … Read More

Happy Father’s Day

Kevin PattersonCampaign Updates Comments

On this Father’s Day, I want to share my personal story of how I became a dad, and how this decision has been the catalyst for my role in civic engagement. I grew up in a conservative, small community in New Mexico during the Reagan, Bush, and Clinton era. Politics was something we didn’t talk about at the dinner table, … Read More

Equality Arizona Endorsement

Kevin PattersonEndorsements Comments

Equality Arizona is an organization that fights for those who don’t have a voice, while also seeking to empower them with the tools to create progressive change. Their statewide reach and impact make them a force to be reckoned with. I am thrilled to have their support and stand for the rights of ALL people to live and love the … Read More

Dr Eric Meyer Endorsement

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Eric has spent his entire career advocating for our most vulnerable communities and championing positive change for our District. To have the support of someone with such a long, positive and full record of achievement means the absolute world to me and our campaign.

Katie Hobbs Endorsement

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Katie is a personally dear friend, she is also a lifelong advocate for ensuring equal treatment for marginalized communities and a woman of unquestionable integrity. Thank you for your support, Katie. I won’t let you down.