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[OPINION] Kate Gallego easily outsmarts her rivals in the first Phoenix mayor debate

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Kate Gallego / City of Phoenix / The Republic

(Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussions purposes only.) 

By Elvia Díaz | Arizona Republic

Kate Gallego’s Harvard education paid off Monday.

She easily outsmarted her rivals during the first mayoral debate, which gave Phoenix residents a glimpse of the four vying to lead Arizona’s capital city.

The former Phoenix councilwoman commanded an understanding of issues facing the city, from a future water shortage to pension reform to homelessness and the south Phoenix light rail extension.

The woman did her homework and delivered a message that she’s ready to tackle the complexities of the nation’s fifth-largest city.

That wasn’t the case with her three rivals.


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