Please Appoint Martin Quezada to LD 13 House Seat.
  • Petitioned Max Wilson

This petition was delivered to:

Maricopa County Board of Supervisors
Max Wilson
Maricopa County Board of Supervisors
Andy Kunasek
Maricopa County Board of Supervisors
Mary Rose Wilcox
Maricopa County Board of Supervisors
Fulton Brock
Maricopa County Board of Supervisors
Don Stapley

Please Appoint Martin Quezada to LD 13 House Seat.

    1. Linda Brown
    2. Petition by

      Linda Brown

      Phoenix, AZ

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March 2012

Victory

From Petition Creator Linda Brown: One week ago Thursday an Arizona state legislator from Phoenix resigned abruptly, triggering the replacement procedure in which the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors appoints a citizens' panel to recommend three possible replacements for the seat. The Board of Supervisors then chooses from among the three names submitted. The process takes only a few days so anyone wishing to win appointment must act quickly. Knowing that attorney Martin Quezada had run for the seat previously, I contacted him to find out if he was going to submit his name to the panel. He said he would. I told him I wanted to try using a Change.Org petition targeting each of the Supervisor's email accounts to show the Supervisors how much community support there was for Martin's appointment. He agreed. I created the petition and began circulating it via Facebook and asking Martin's allies to seek sign it and commit to securing five additional signatures. Within a few days we had secured 233 signatures. The Citizen's Panel gave Martin their #2 recommendation, naming another candidate as their number one. Even though the Citizen's Panel did not choose Martin as their number one recommended candidate, the Board of Supervisors told Martin he'd earned the appointment because he showed broad community support via the petition! The petition allowed us to take quick, effective action and ensure that the choice of the community was undeniable.

Attorney Martin Quezada has been a dedicated advocate for LD 13 for many years.  As a member of the Arizona House staff Martin learned how the legislative process works and can hit the ground running.  He has offered to serve for the right reasons--to put the constituents of LD 13 first. We need Martin as our representative in the legislature!

Recent signatures

    News

    1. Victory!

      Linda Brown
      Petition Organizer

      You made it happen!
      Thank you for supporting Martin Quezada for the LD 13 House vacancy. The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors appointed him to the seat this morning. Martin rounds out a superb trio of representatives from LD 13 including Representative Anna Tovar and Senator Steve Gallardo. The Progressive Caucus just gained a new voice, and ALEC has lost their lone Democrat in the AZ Legislature! Congratulations Martin Quezada!

    2. Reached 200 signatures
    3. Only 11 more names to reach 200! Please share via Personal Message.

      Linda Brown
      Petition Organizer

      We're only 11 names away from 200! You can help us get there quickly. Just share the petition via "Personal Message" with five FB friends and ask that they sign on now.
      Thanks for your help!
      Linda

    4. 120 signatures in less than 15 hours--Help us get to 200 today!

      Linda Brown
      Petition Organizer

      Thanks for supporting Martin! The Supervisors are hearing our message. Please keep on sharing the petition so your friends, especially those in LD 13 see it and sign on! Thanks for all you do.

    5. Reached 100 signatures

    Supporters

    Reasons for signing

    • Tania Marquez PHOENIX, AZ
      • over 2 years ago

      It’s a new era, and a new vision is needed. Martín spent five years at the Arizona Legislature as a research analyst/policy advisor to the Arizona Democrat legislative caucus. He has the experience - and the commitment - to get the job done!

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    • Nicole McNeil SCOTTSDALE, AZ
      • over 2 years ago

      Arizona deserves Martin!!

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    • Lauralyn Padglick SCOTTSDALE, AZ
      • over 2 years ago

      I am signing because Martin Quezada has the passion, expertise, and patience to be a legitimate voice to LD13 and Arizona.

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    • dora vasquez PHOENIX, AL
      • over 2 years ago

      Martin is committed to addressing the issues that impact his community. He is passionate, articulate and well qualified to serve in the Arizona House.

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    • Martin Quezada PHOENIX, AZ
      • over 2 years ago

      I am humbled by the support I've received from the community I serve once I announced I was going to submit my name for this appointment. I'm hopeful the County Board will see my qualifications, record of service and my passion for my community and give me the opportunity to serve my community in the LD13 House seat.

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