Mayors Jerry Weiers and Michael Collins Endorse Bill Gates for County Supervisor

Phoenix, AZ – Today, Glendale Mayor Jerry Weiers and Paradise Valley Mayor Michael Collins endorsed Phoenix Councilman Bill Gates for Maricopa County Supervisor.

“Bill Gates is a tested leader who helped lead Phoenix through difficult times,” stated Glendale Mayor Jerry Weiers. “During his tenure on the Phoenix City Council, he has found hundreds of millions of dollars in reoccurring savings to help keep important city programs open without raising taxes. Gates will be a great addition to the County Board and a good partner in government.”

“Bill Gates understands the diversity of District 3 and I am proud to support him for County Supervisor,” said Paradise Valley Mayor Michael Collins. “ Gates’ focus on economic development and commitment to the communities he serves is admirable and I look forward to continuing working with him as he transitions to the county.”

“I am honored to have the endorsements of such great community leaders as Mayor Weiers and Mayor Collins,” stated Gates. “Both are extraordinary mayors who serve with honor and integrity. Additionally, they understand the importance of collaboration between cities and the county and I look forward to working with them both.”

Bill Gates currently serves as a Phoenix City Councilman and is Associate General Counsel & Director of Distribution for PING, a Phoenix-based golf equipment manufacturer. He attended Drake University where he received his bachelor’s degree in political science and economics in 1993 and he graduated from Harvard Law School in 1996. Councilman Gates is married and has two daughters.

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