By Sasha Hupka |Arizona Republic
(Disclosure: Tom Galvin is an attorney with Rose Law Group)
In the East Valley, a battle is underway over a Maricopa County supervisor position.
Just one seat is up for grabs in the Aug. 2 election, but the race to control conservative-leaning District 2 could disrupt the Board of Supervisors’ unified stance on election integrity and foreshadow what other supervisors may face in 2024.
Four Republicans — and no Democrats — are running to represent the vast district, which encompasses Carefree, Cave Creek, Fountain Hills, the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community and much of Scottsdale and Mesa, as well as parts of Apache Junction, Gilbert, Paradise Valley and east Phoenix.
Incumbent Tom Galvin of Phoenix, a land use attorney ], is seeking to keep the spot he was appointed to last year.
Also vying for the seat are: