FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, May 6, 2016
CONTACT: Brian Seitchik, (602) 456-9722
(Gilbert, AZ) - Today, conservative business leader Christine Jones announced a round of endorsements from several East Valley municipal leaders. Council members from Chandler, Gilbert and Queen Creek all issued endorsements for Jones who is seeking the congressional seat in their communities. The list includes:
- Chandler City Councilman Kevin Hartke, 2011 - present
- Gilbert Town Councilwoman Brigette Peterson, 2014 - present
- Gilbert Town Councilman Jorday Ray, 2011 - present
- Queen Creek Town Councilman Jeff Brown, 2008 - present
In the announcement, Councilman Ray stated, "The East Valley needs someone like Christine Jones who knows how to create jobs and grow the economy." Ray added, "I am also honored to play an important role as her campaign manager."
Queen Creek Councilman Jeff Brown said, "Christine is a proven conservative leader who we can trust to do what she says. She has my full support because I know she knows how to get things done."
Councilman Kevin Hartke of Chandler commented, "Christine Jones has deep ties to our community and she understands our needs and frustrations. I know she will represent the district, the East Valley and Arizona well." He added, "I'm endorsing Christine because she brings a set of fresh eyes to problems that are not being solved or resolved."
Finally, Gilbert Councilwoman Brigette Peterson noted, "Christine knows what's important when it comes to our families and education. I put my full faith and trust in her to serve our communities well."
On receiving each endorsement, Jones remarked, "I am truly humbled to have such heartfelt support from leadership across the district." She concluded, "The East Valley has been an important part of my life."