Clorinda Erives

Key Facts

Party Nonpartisan
Status Incumbent

Background

Erives has worked as a public school teacher for over 27 years. She currently serves as Vice Mayor of Tolleson, and she was first elected to the city council in 2009, having now served for over 12 years. Aside from this position, Erives sits on the executive board of Hispanic Elected Local Officials (HELO) and is also the President of the Tolleson Woman’s Club [3].

Key Issues

Infrastructure

Erives supports expanding current housing and building new apartment complexes so that more people can reside in Tolleson. She believes with the addition of residents, the city will be able to build its first grocery store [4]. 

Housing

Erives wants to work on a housing plan to combat an increase in homelessness and other negative impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic. She would like to improve housing situations to aid families who struggle to pay mortgages and rent [4]. 

Public Safety

Erives wants to ensure the safety of schools and neighborhoods in Tolleson [3].

Education

Erives would like to combat learning gaps with additional student instruction time after school. She supports after-school and summer programs offered in the recreation center and library. Erives is active in her own program, “Vice Mayor Story Time”, where she reads to kids in the local public library [4]. 

Community

Erives would like to build a stronger community with more community-oriented events and programs [3].

Economy

Erives supports a careful budget and responsible use of city funding [3]. 

Endorsements

No endorsements could be found.

Sources

1 Tolleson, AZ
2 Facebook 
3 Re-Elect Erives 
4 AZCentral