Hugo Tapia

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Challenger


Dr. Hugo Tapia graduated from Arizona State University with a PhD in Counseling Psychology [1, 4]. Dr. Tapia is currently a school psychologist for the Tempe Union High School District, and a Tempe Police and Fire Trauma Therapist [2]. He is also the chair of the City of Tempe Human Relations Commission [1]. Dr. Tapia is an immigrant from Mexico—he moved to the US when he was 13 [1].

Key Issues


Dr. Tapia wants to reduce homelessness [2].


Dr. Tapia wants to make housing more affordable [2].


Dr. Tapia believes in government transparency [1].


Dr. Tapia wants to create safer streets by cutting traffic congestion [2].


United Food and Commercial Workers Local 99; Communication Workers of America Arizona State Council; Tempe First; U.A. Local 469 [2, 3].


1 Tempe Government
2 Tapia 4 Tempe
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