Peggy McMahon

Key Facts

Party Democrat
Status Incumbent

Background

Peggy McMahon received her AAS as a Legal Assistant/Paralegal from Moorpark College and her JD in Law from the Ventura College of Law [4]. She has served as a council member for Fountain Hills since 2020 and a Marketing Manager for the Wellness Company since 2016 [1, 2, 3, 4]. 
McMahon is involved with many political organizations, such as the Fountain Hills Democratic Club, AZ Democratic Women in Blue, and the Fountain Hills Women’s Club [1, 2]. She previously worked as a Senior Paralegal for the Snell & Wilmer Law Firm and as an officer for JPMorgan Chase & Co [1, 4]. As per her volunteering experience, McMahon has served in multiple volunteer positions with Hospice of the Valley, Homeward Bound, and the Volunteer Expo. She is a recipient of the Snell & Wilmer Community Leadership Award [1, 2, 4].

Key Issues

Community

McMahon supports creating diverse housing and enhancing the downtown area. She wants to maintain the famous fountain and lake and refine parks and recreation properties. McMahon also hopes to optimize economic and business growth opportunities and creatively improve commercial areas. McMahon also supports expanding the Dark Sky Discovery Center [3].

Public Safety

McMahon wants to continue funding for maintenance of the new fire department, working with Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO)  to carry out its safety contract, and working closely with officers to make the town safer [3]. 

Endorsements

Arizona List [5].

Sources

1 Fountain Hills 
2 Arizona List 
3 Fountain Hill Times-Independent    
4 Linkedin 
5 Arizona List Facebook 
6 The Arizona Republic