The Democratic candidates have raised far extra money than their Republican counterparts. Hamilton raised about $60,000 and DeGrazia raised about $45,200. By comparability, Gummere raised about $3,300 and Hicks raised about $700.
Gummere, a retired enterprise proprietor and Tucson resident who studied on the Style Institute of Design and Merchandising.
Her prime precedence can be “financial restoration, progress, and growth,” she stated. “With out this, we can’t thrive.”
“I might name for the opening of the whole Arizona financial system, and totally look at the statute giving the governor prolonged authority in instances of emergency,” Gummere stated.
Gummere stated voters ought to select her as a result of she has the “enterprise background and understanding to make issues occur. I signed the fronts of paychecks, not the backs.”
“I’ve owned a number of profitable companies, labored in import and export, actual property, and design and advertising and marketing. I’ve a historical past of making jobs,” Gummere stated.
Hicks is a Tucson resident who was a member of the Tucson Unified College District Governing Board from 2010 to 2018. He labored for 24 years on the Tucson Division of Transportation and has taught at Pima Group Faculty for greater than 30 years.
Hicks stated his prime precedence is “well being and oral care and price.” In his temporary response to the Star’s questionnaire, he stated would attempt to present extra funding for state well being companies and faculty counselors.