Former Mesa Mayor and Current Councilmember Alex Finter Endorses Andy Biggs
July 18, 2016
GILBERT – Today, the Former City of Mesa Mayor and current Councilmember, Alex Finter, endorsed Andy Biggs for Arizona’s Fifth Congressional District. Councilmember Finter becomes the second member of the Mesa City Council to endorse Biggs for Congress.
“Andy Biggs has been a stellar conservative throughout his time in the Arizona Legislature,” Alex Finter said. “I have spent the majority of my career working as a public servant, both as a Fire Captain and as an elected official, and I know that Andy understands the needs of our public safety community. That is why he has been endorsed by the leading public safety organizations in Arizona. Andy will bring a wealth of experience to the U.S. House of Representatives, and will be an outstanding leader for the East Valley in Washington. Please join me in voting for Andy Biggs for Congress.”
“I am honored to have the support and endorsement of Councilmember Alex Finter,” Andy Biggs said. “Alex is a constitutional conservative who understands and upholds the values of the East Valley. His life-long commitment to public service and safety is a testament to the trust that he has earned from Mesa residents. I am also proud to announce that Alex Finter will be the chairman of my public safety advisory committee. I look forward to continuing our work on behalf of constituents from District Five in the U.S. House of Representatives.”
About Alex Finter
Elected to the Mesa City Council in June of 2008 and re-elected in August of 2012, Alex Finter is in his second term as the Councilmember for District 2. Finter was chosen as Vice Mayor of the City Council in January 2013, holding that title until he became the Mayor of Mesa in April 2014. He served as Mesa’s Mayor until September 18, 2014, when he resumed his role as the District 2 Councilmember. In the private-sector, Finter is a businessman and partner at Worldwide Investments LLC. Councilmember Finter has spent the majority of his career as a public servant, beginning in 1978 as a firefighter for the Scottsdale/Rural Metro Fire Department. In 1981 he joined the Mesa Fire Department, serving the city until 1999, with the final 11 years as a City of Mesa Fire Captain. During his time as Captain, Finter and his fellow crew members received several lifesaving awards and were recognized for acts of heroism.