Opinion: City Council candidates Carlos Garcia and Mike Johnson are polar opposites, making this race one of the most consequential for Phoenix.
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The shuffling at Phoenix City Hall that began a year ago will finally come to an end next month when voters head to the polls in a runoff that pits Latinos against African-Americans on the city’s south side and two Latinas in the west.
Vania Guevara, the councilwoman appointed to replace Daniel Valenzuela, faces union activist Betty Guardado in District 5.
Activist Carlos Garcia is facing former Phoenix councilman Mike Johnson in District 8, which spans from downtown and nearby Sky Harbor International Airport to south Phoenix.