Lea Marquez Peterson Endorsed by Congressman Jim Kolbe
Tucson, AZ – Former small business owner, current President of the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Republican candidate for Congress Lea Marquez Peterson announced today that she has received the endorsement of former Arizona Congressional District 2 Representative Jim Kolbe.
Congressman Kolbe said in a statement, “I am thrilled to endorse Lea Marquez Peterson for Congressional District 2. I have known Lea for many years, and without question she is the one we need in this seat. Lea has been a local leader and truly understands the needs of Southern Arizona. Her knowledge of the issues that are important to both urban and rural communities will prove to be an asset in Congress. Our country needs leaders that have proven records of rising above the party politics and getting results. I know Lea Marquez Peterson will be the independent voice the district needs.”
Lea Marquez Peterson would go on to say, “Congressman Kolbe served this district for many years with honor and distinction. I’m honored to have his support and guidance in this race and will do everything I can to continue his legacy of doing what’s right for Congressional District 2 voters, not the special interest in Washington. I look forward to having him join me on the campaign trail as I continue to talk with voters about the issues that matter to them most.”