Val Romero

Key Facts

Party Independent
Race Ward 6
Status Challenger

Background

Val Romero was born in Tucson, Arizona, and finished high school at Salpointe Catholic. He was in the army for many years.

Key Issues

Law Enforcement

Val wants to provide better training for local law enforcement, reduce police workload, listen to the safety concerns of marginalized communities, and create a mental health plan for Police and Tucson.

Homelessness

Romero strives to solve homelessness in Tucson by connecting people with more resources and services such as mental healthcare, social services, and addiction treatment.

Infrastructure

Val is focused on improving Tucson’s infrastructure, specifically providing funding and repair for its streets and sidewalks; he also wants to change the bidding process for public works contractors.

Economy

He favors small and local businesses and will initiate economic development. He will also hold City Council as the blame for financial mismanagement.

Endorsements

None listed.

Sources

segurium

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Lucy Libosha

Key Facts

Party Independent
Race Ward 3
Status Challenger

Background

Lucy Libosha, born in Manhattan, graduated from Fayetteville State University with a Bachelor’s degree and the University of Illinois. She served in the military for four years and was a realtor for a time. She has also served in the American Federation of Teachers, BICAS, and the Streets Coordinating Committee, and has been teaching mathematics for nineteen years.

Key Issues

Housing

Lucy is determined to shift toward more affordable housing for the people of Tucson.

Heathcare

Through community-led initiatives, Lucy is striving to provide affordable healthcare.

Infrastructure

Libosha is adamant about green infrastructure, better streets, micro-farms, and increased public art to uplift Tucson’s communities and help the environment.

Endorsements

Lucy Libosha has received endorsements from Vote Pro Choice and Tucson Fight for $15.

Sources

Lucy4citycouncil

Ballotpedia

John Tabacco

Key Facts

Party Independent
Status Challenager

Background

Tabacco is a lifelong Staten Island resident. Tabacco has three children with his wife Tracey. Tabacco is a graduate of St. John’s University and was a former Varsity Football Coach at McKee High School. Tabacco has served as an expert on economic issues to the Banking & Judiciary Committees of the U.S. Senate & the U.S. House of Representative’s Financial Services Committee. Tabacco is also a member of the NY State Pension Task Force.

Key Issues

Corruption

Tabacco accuses de Blasio, the current mayor of NYC, of being corrupt and implicates Chirlane McCray, the wife of de Blasio, of having swindled a billion dollars from taxpayers.

Small Businesses

Tabacco supports businesses who are going against proposed vaccine mandates by some NYC politicians and wants to focus on businesses rather than poverty, drugs, mental health, homelessness, and education.

Pensions

Tabacco believes that the mayoral candidates should focus more on the pension which he claims will “implode” instead of issues like street vendors.

Sports

Tabacco thinks that it’s important for kids to play again after the coronavirus through leagues and other athletic activities.

Education

Tabacco wants to get kids back in school.

Endorsements

Staten Island Republican Party; Brooklyn Republican Party; Bernie & Sid; Independence Party; Senator Lanza; Frank Morano; Eric Ulrich

Sources

Twitter

Paul Davis

Key Facts

Party Independent
Race Governor
Status Challenger

Background

Paul Davis earned his associate’s degree from Thomas Nelson Community College and bachelor’s degree from Old Dominion University. He is the sixth grandson of President John Adams.

Key Issues

Healthcare

Davis supports expanding health care rights and outlawing mandatory vaccinations.

Education

Davis wants to increase access to secondary education. He hopes to fully accredit all Virginia schools.

Small Businesses

Davis believes in allowing small businesses to open without restrictions.

Endorsements

N/A

Sources

Paul Davis for Governor

Ballotpedia

Paul Davis’s Twitter