The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce’s Political Action Committee (GPCC PAC) announced its endorsement of candidates in the upcoming Mayoral and City Council Election. GPCC PAC, an independent Board of the Chamber, was established to support the Chamber’s mission of advocacy in state and local policy. “Our Political Action Committee is vital to the Chamber’s mission of supporting and sustaining member businesses,” said Todd Sanders, Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce President and CEO. “We heard from many qualified candidates and endorsed those who had the clearest understanding of the challenges facing businesses in Phoenix and those whose policies align with our strategic initiatives to fosters a pro-business environment focused on the creation of quality jobs, robust business retention and expansion efforts.”
After thoughtful consideration and review of voting records, accessibility to Chamber Members, survey responses, and personal interviews, the GPCC PAC endorsed the following:
- Incumbent Mayor Greg Stanton
- District 1 Incumbent, Councilwoman Thelda Williams
- District 3 Incumbent, Councilman Bill Gates
- District 5 Incumbent, Councilman Daniel Valenzuela
“The Chamber’s Political Action Committee is excited to endorse candidates who demonstrate accessibility and collaboration in support of promoting the interests most important to our local businesses,” said Greater Phoenix Chamber PAC Chairman John Moody, partner in the Phoenix law firm of Peters, Cannata & Moody PLC. “The Chamber continues to build strong relationships and looks forward to working further with the Mayor and City Council on a number of issues to help our businesses and our economy further grow and prosper.”
Find the press release on GPCC PAC’s Endorsements here.