Press Release: Maricopa GOP Plans Candidate Forums

For Immediate Release: Thursday, April 24, 2008
Contact: Frosty Taylor, Communications/PR (623) 977-4532

Maricopa County Republicans Plan Combined Candidate Forums for LDs 4, 9, 10 and 12

Maricopa County Republican Committee (MCRC) Chairman Tom Husband has announced that the MCRC will be hosting Republican Candidate Forums throughout the county to give voters a chance to get to know Republican candidates running for election to public office in the fall. 

Three Republican Candidate Forums for Supervisor District (SD) 4 representing combined Legislative Districts 4, 9, 10, and 12 will be held at the Legend Springs School, 21150 N. Arrowhead Loop Road, Glendale.

The first SD4 Forum will kick off at 6:30 p.m., May 14 featuring Arizona Corporation Commission Candidates John Allen, Rick Fowlkes, Joe Hobbs, Marian McClure, Bob Robson, Bob Stump, Keith Swapp, and Barry Wong. For further information, contact Ray Spitzer at (623) 334-2325 or 

The second SD4 Forum will be held at 6:30 p.m., June 18 for Maricopa County Board of Supervisor Candidates Max Wilson and William Lipscomb, Maricopa County Community College Board Candidate Paul Srch, and Maricopa County Health Board Candidates Elbert “Bick” Bicknell and Gerald Cuendet.   For further information, contact Mike Albertson at (602) 920-5308 or

The third SD4 Forum will be held at 6:30 p.m., July 16 for Maricopa County Sheriff Candidate Joe Arpaio, County Attorney Candidate Andrew Thomas, County Assessor Candidate Keith Russell, County Treasurer Candidate Hos Hoskins, Recorder Candidate Helen Purcell, and County School Superintendent Don Covey. For further information, contact Mike Albertson at (602) 920-5308 or

Dates and locations for Maricopa County Supervisor Districts 1, 2, 3, and 5 will be announced in the near future. For information contact Tom Husband at 602-952-1790 or

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