Kathy Pappas Petsas Announces Maricopa County Supervisors Bill Gates & Steve Chucri As Campaign Co-Chairs
Respected and Influential Republican Supervisors Give Pappas Petsas a
Huge Boost of Momentum Heading Into July
Republican Kathy Pappas Petsas received a huge boost of momentum in her campaign for State Representative in Legislative District 28 today with the announcement of Maricopa County Supervisors Bill Gates and Steve Chucri as campaign co-chairs.
“I am proud to co-chair Kathy Pappas Petsas’ campaign with my good friend and colleague Maricopa County Supervisor Steve Chucri,” said Gates, whose county district makes up a significant portion of LD28. “As a Republican PC and LD28 resident, I have known Kathy for many years and seen how deeply she cares about this community. She is a conservative who believes in limited government, fiscal discipline, and personal responsibility. Kathy is also a tireless advocate for education, small businesses, and keeping our neighborhoods safe and secure. I fully endorse Kathy’s candidacy for the Arizona House of Representatives.”
“I am excited to co-chair Kathy Pappas Petsas’ campaign for the Arizona House of Representatives alongside my colleague Supervisor Bill Gates,” said Chucri, whose county district also overlaps LD28. “Kathy knows what it takes to build and maintain a strong community. She grew up in LD 28 and has been the LD chair for two years. Kathy’s policy priorities of strong schools and job creation are what we need as the fastest growing county in the U.S. She will be a leader driven to provide high quality service to her constituents. Please join me in supporting Kathy Petsas for the Arizona House.”
“I am honored to have Supervisors Bill Gates and Steve Chucri as Co-Chairman of my campaign for the State House,” said Petsas. “These two respected gentlemen personify the principles of servant leadership and their conservative credentials are impeccable. I appreciate their guidance and look forward to working with them toward victory in November.”
Petsas is the only candidate running for the Arizona House of Representatives in LD28 to have been endorsed by the Arizona Chamber of Commercehighlighting her solid pro-job creation and pro-business agenda. Other endorsements include: Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce and the Arizona Association of REALTORS®.
Facts on the Kathy Pappas Petsas Grassroots Campaign:
- The 1,336 signatures Petsas’ campaign collected in only 25 days are nearly 3 times the 453 needed to get on the ballot.
- Petsas herself collected 736 signatures going door to door; friends, PCs and family collected 520 signatures.
- Not only did Petsas collect signatures from across LD 28 — her grassroots efforts generated over 1,250 personal contacts with LD 28 constituents.
- Petsas’ solid grassroots support across LD28 reflects her deep Arizona roots. As a life-long Goldwater Republican, a legislative district precinct committeeman (PC) practically since she was eligible to vote, and current District Chairman, Petsas has helped grow awareness throughout the district and encouraged the growth of the GOP in LD28.