Walt Opaska Files Signatures for Glendale Mayoral Race

GLENDALE, Ariz. –Walt Opaska, candidate for Glendale mayor, filed more than the 934 signatures required to get his name on the ballot. Opaska filed 1266 qualified signatures of Glendale voters. Opaska’s impressive filing shows that residents are ready for a mayor who puts Glendale first.

“Glendale residents are ready for a change,” Opaska said. “As mayor, I will work for them, not special interests. I will fight to lower taxes, restore city services, and enhance Glendale’s image.”

More about Walt Opaska

Walt Opaska is the son of a teacher and a small businessman. A graduate of the University of Arizona’s James E. Rogers College of Law, Opaska works for Bryan Cave LLP where he specializes in intellectual property rights.

Opaska is a long-time leader in the Arizona conservative movement. He serves on the executive board of Arizona Right to Life, and he cofounded the Arizona Republican Attorney Association with Phoenix Councilman Bill Gates. He has been active in the fight to lower taxes and end corporate welfare. In 2007, Opaska chaired the No New Sales Tax for Glendale campaign, a grassroots effort opposing Glendale’s ballot initiative to raise the city’s sales tax. In addition to professional and political involvement, he has been actively involved in numerous charitable groups, including the 20-30 Club and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Opaska is married and has a four-year old daughter. To learn more about Walt Opaska and his campaign to be the next mayor of Glendale, please visit www.opaskaformayor.com.


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