Indian Country politics and public policy

Commentary by Mark Trahant

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After a great deal of thoughtful consideration, I have decided to resign my seat in the Arizona House of Representatives in order to deepen my commitment to the people of southern Arizona on a broader level and focus my efforts full-time on my campaign for Arizona’s Second Congressional District.

This was not an easy decision for me.  A lot of people worked hard to help me get elected to Legislative District 9 not only once, but twice, and I am grateful for all of your support and devotion over the years.  I have poured my heart and soul into representing the people of this district without regard for politics, race, gender, or economic status.  I believe that being a strong representative means working with members of both parties, and I have sought to uphold that philosophy throughout my service in the legislature.

No one does this work alone, and I have had the privilege of working side-by-side with the most amazing Democratic leaders in the State House and Senate.  We fought some good fights and we even won a few.  Most of all, we stood tall together for our shared Arizona values of freedom, justice and equality, and we were a consistent, clear voice for you at the legislature.   

Stay tuned for exciting news on my congressional race in the upcoming weeks.

Together, let’s move southern Arizona forward,

Victoria Steele for Congress

http://www.victoriasteeleforcongress.com/ www.VictoriaSteeleforCongress.com

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