Randy Keating

Key Facts

Party Democrat
Status Incumbent

Background

Randy Keating graduated from Arizona State University after studying physics and astronomy [1, 2]. In 2016, Randy won the City of Tempe’s MLK Diversity Award [1, 2]. In 2017, he helped establish the 2017 Tempe Works Program for people with no homes [2, 3, 4]. Currently, he is serving as a regional leader, a member of the Maricopa Association of Governments Economic Development Committee, the Arizona League of Cities Public Safety Committee, the National League of Cities Information Technology Committee, and is on the board of East Valley Partnership [2, 5].

Key Issues

Drugs

Keating is in support of educating about opioids and abuse prevention [2].

Homelessness

Keating created the Tempe Works Program to make a working program for people who are homeless and are looking for occupations [1, 2].

Infrastructure

Keating supports finding open urban areas for redevelopment along Broadway Road [2].

Transparency

 Keating is in support of transparency and is the co-chair of the City Manager Working Group System [2].

Endorsements

Harry Mitchell, Former Tempe Mayor; Mark Mitchell, Tempe Mayor; Corey Woods, Tempe Vice Mayor; Robin Arredondo-Savage, Former Tempe City Councilmember; Lauren Kuby, Former Tempe City Councilmember; David Schapira, Former Tempe City Councilmember; Juan Mendez, Arizona State Senator; Bryan Jeffries, Professional Firefighters of Arizona President; Levi Bolton, Arizona Police Association Executive Director [2].

Sources

1 Tempe.Gov
2 Randy Keating
3 Facebook
4 LinkedIn
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