Charles Lucking

Key Facts

Party Nonpartisan
Status Challenger

Background

Charles Lucking graduated from Claremont McKenna College in 1999 with a BA in Literature. He then graduated from Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University with a Doctor of Law in 2002 [2].

Lucking is a self-employed attorney at law, a member of Class #41 for Valley Leadership, and an advisory council member for the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art [2]. Lucking is also a board member for the Arizona Rare Fruit Growers and a returned Peace Corps volunteer [1].

Key Issues

Education

Lucking wants to make sure that every child and teacher has a comfortable and safe space to learn and teach. In 2007, he volunteered in Mexico to help repair a school in need to further this goal [4].

Communication

Lucking advocates for listening deeply to community members in order to find collaborative solutions. He gained this understanding during his time in Chile as a Peace Corps volunteer [4].

Budget

Lucking wants to increase funding for public education to increase teacher and staff salaries and make them more competitive. He wants to reduce class sizes and increase resources for educators [1].

Mental Health

Lucking wants to provide more mental and emotional health resources to improve college and career preparedness to meet social needs. He wants to ensure all Phoenix Union schools provide these resources [1].

Endorsements

No endorsement could be found.

Sources

1 Charles Lucking
2 LinkedIn
3 Transparency USA
4 Facebook
5 Avvo