Maricopa County Board of Supervisors

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, is the governing body of Maricopa County; a county of over four million in Arizona. The board has five districts. Members may serve unlimited number of four-year terms, as there are no term limits.[1]

Maricopa County Board of Supervisors
Type
Type
Leadership
Chair
Bill Gates (R)
Structure
Seats5
Political groups
Governing party

Opposition

Elections
Next election
November 3, 2020
Website

The Board usually meets two Wednesdays every month in the Supervisor's Auditorium at the Maricopa County Complex in Phoenix, Arizona. Members of the public are invited to attend these meetings.

Current members

Party District Name First elected / appointed Area(s) represented
  Republican District 1 Jack Sellers 2019 Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa, Phoenix, Queen Creek, Scottsdale, Sun Lakes, Tempe
  Republican District 2 Steve Chucri 2012 Apache Junction, Carefree, Cave Creek, Fountain Hills, Gilbert, Mesa, Paradise Valley, Phoenix, Scottsdale
  Republican District 3 Bill Gates 2016 Anthem, Desert Hills, New River, Paradise Valley, Phoenix
  Republican District 4 Clint Hickman 2013 Avondale, Aguila, Buckeye, El Mirage, Glendale, Goodyear, New River, Peoria, Sun City, Sun City West, Surprise, Wickenburg, Youngtown
  Democratic District 5 Steve Gallardo 2014 Avondale, Buckeye, Gila Bend, Glendale, Goodyear, Guadalupe, Phoenix, Tolleson

Past members

2000 Elections[2]:

Party District Name
Republican 1 Fulton Brock
Republican 2 Don Stapely
Republican 3 Andy Kunasek
  Republican 4 Jan Brewer
Democratic 5 Mary Rose Wilcox

2004 Elections[3]:

Party District Name
Republican 1 Fulton Brock
Republican 2 Don Stapely
Republican 3 Andy Kunasek
  Republican 4 Max Wilson
Democratic 5 Mary Rose Wilcox

2008 Elections[4]:

Party District Name
Republican 1 Fulton Brock
Republican 2 Don Stapely
Republican 3 Andy Kunasek
  Republican 4 Max Wilson
Democratic 5 Mary Rose Wilcox

2012 Elections:[5]

Party District Name
Republican 1 Denny Barnes
Republican 2 Steve Chucri
Republican 3 Andy Kunasek
Republican 4 Max Wilson
Democratic 5 Mary Rose Wilcox

Departments

History

Maricopa County was officially established on February 17, 1871, the first of the original four counties in Territorial Arizona. The County is named after the Maricopa Indians, who were known to have inhabited the area as early as 1775. Maricopa County's outer geographical boundaries have not changed since they were first set in 1871.[1]

Mission

The mission of Maricopa County is to provide regional leadership and fiscally responsible, necessary public services so that residents can enjoy living in a healthy and safe community. Maricopa County was officially established on February 14, 1871.

See also

References

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