Arizona Daily Star endorses former State Senator Maria Garcia and Debi Chess Mabie for PCC Governing Board


The Arizona Daily Star’s editorial board endorsed Maria Garcia, former State Senator (and widow of the late LD 27  State Senator Jorge Garcia) to the District 3 PCC Governing Board, and Debi  Chess Mabie, former Executive Director of the  Arts Foundation for Tucson and Southern Arizona  to  District 5 of the same board.

Both incumbents in that race Sylvia Lee (District 3) and Luis A. Gonzales (District 5) are not seeking re-election, after serving one six year term.

But also running for these 2 nonpartisan seats are former 2 term PCC Board member Sherryn “Vikki” Marshall  for District 3 and  Luis L. Gonzales, former Pascua Yaqui Tribal Council member and husband of LD 3 Senator-elect Sally Gonzales, for District 5.  It is confusing with both the incumbent and candidate in District 5 having basically the same name.

Maria Garcia was briefly appointed in Oct. 2010 to serve out her husband’s term in the State Senate, in LD 27.

Read the Star’s endorsement online, which appeared on A10 of today’s print edition:

Debi Chess Mabie
Maria Garcia






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