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AT THE CAPITOL WINTER 2022 | ADVOCATE 5 A rizona students and educators won big in the 2022 election. e Arizona Education Association congratulates Governor-elect Katie Hobbs on her election victory. She values our public school educators, who are some of the most trusted and respected people in every community. "She knows that to attract and retain the best teachers and education support professionals to support students, we need to pay our educators like the professionals they are and give them the respect they deserve," said AEA President Marisol Garcia. "I am a proud union member, a teacher, and a mom of a student in one of Arizona's amazing public schools. Our students need someone like Governor-elect Hobbs who supports union values and will fi ht for our working families." ank you to the union educators who volunteered their time and energy knocking on thousands of doors to get out the vote for Katie Hobbs and other pro-public education candidates this election. Congratulations to all of AEA's recommended candidates who won: • U.S. Senator Mark Kelly • U.S. Representatives Ruben Gallego, Raúl Grijalva, and Greg Stanton • Katie Hobbs for Governor • Adrian Fontes for Secretary of State • Arizona Senators Lela Alston, Rosanna Gabaldón, eresa Hatathlie, Christine Marsh, Juan Mendez, and Raquel Terán • Arizona Representatives Andrés Cano, Lupe Contreras, Melody Hernandez, Jennifer Longdon, Athena Salman, Judy Schwiebert, Amish Shah, Stephanie Stahl Hamilton, and Myron Tsosie • Eva Burch, Mitzi Epstein, Anna Hernandez, and Priya Sundareshan for the state senate. • Cesar Aguilar, Lorena Austin, Seth Blattman, Flavio Bravo, Patty Contreras, Oscar De Los Santos, Brian Fernandez, Nancy Gutierrez, Consuelo Hernandez, Chris Mathis, Analise Ortiz, Jennifer Pawlik, Marcelino Quiñonez, Mariana Sandoval, Leezah Elsa Sun, Laura Terech, and Stacy Travers for the state house. Congratulations to local associations and their school board, override, and bond victories. Th s election shows the power educators have when we stand together in solidarity with the community who supports us. Victory for Arizona Educators and Students AEA-recommended Candidate Katie Hobbs Wins Governor's Race

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