Queen Creek Mayor Gail Barney Endorses Andy Biggs
March 14, 2016
Barney: “I trust Andy Biggs to fight for local control and for smaller government”
PHOENIX (March 14) – Town of Queen Creek Mayor Gail Barney today endorsed Senate President Andy Biggs for Arizona’s Fifth Congressional District. The Mayor’s endorsement brings Biggs’ supporters to 29 elected officials and more than 60 East Valley grassroots leaders.
“For over ten years, Andy Biggs has served his district in the Arizona Legislature with honor and with great distinction,” Mayor Gail Barney said. “I have seen how he treats his colleagues and his constituents with respect, and I have no doubt that he will do the same when he serves in the U.S. House of Representatives. I trust Andy Biggs to fight for local control and for smaller government, and I hope that you will join me in supporting his candidacy in the Republican Primary on August 30.”
“I’m grateful for Mayor Barney’s support of my campaign,” Senate President Andy Biggs said. “Mayor Barney has been a valued and respected leader in this district for a number of years, and I appreciate his advice and support throughout this process.”
Other endorsements for Biggs include: Congressman Matt Salmon; Congressman Trent Franks; Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio; Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery; Maricopa County Supervisor Denny Barney; Phoenix Councilman Sal DiCiccio; Senators Sylvia Allen, Nancy Barto, Judy Burges, Debbie Lesko, Gail Griffin, Steve Yarbrough, David Farnsworth, John Kavanagh, Steve Smith, Jeff Dial, Kimberly Yee, Don Shooter; Representatives John Allen, Sonny Borrelli, Jay Lawrence, Paul Boyer, Warren Petersen, Eddie Farnsworth, Frank Pratt; Gilbert Vice Mayor Jared Taylor; Gilbert Councilman Victor Peterson; and Queen Creek Councilwoman Emilena Turley.
About Andy Biggs
Senator Andy Biggs is an Arizona native and has lived in Gilbert with his family for the past 25 years. He is married to Cindy and they have six children. He is a retired attorney and is licensed to practice in Arizona, Washington, and New Mexico. The Senator has a bachelor’s degree in Asian Studies from BYU and a J.D. degree from the University of Arizona. He earned a M.A. in Political Science from ASU and has done additional graduate work there. Senator Biggs served Legislative District 22 in the State House of Representatives for eight years before being elected to the State Senate in November of 2010. Andy has earned the designation “Champion of the Taxpayer” from Americans for Prosperity for his cumulative service in the state legislature and has been honored numerous times by the Goldwater Institute as a “Friend of Liberty.”