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Mariana Sandoval running for Arizona House of Representatives

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Mariana Sandoval, candidate for the Arizona House of Representatives.

Mariana Sandoval is running for the Arizona House of Representatives.

The Goodyear resident is running in the recently redistricted District 23, which runs from Goodyear to South Yuma County.

Sandoval said she has worked as a paralegal for several legal aid offices and also at the Arizona Attorney General's Office. She served on the Agua Fria Union High School District, which serves Goodyear, Buckeye, Avondale, Waddell and Litchfield Park, from 2017 to 2020.

Sandoval said she is not a politician but a working class wife, mother and community member. She said she wants stronger schools, access to affordable healthcare, better paying jobs and clean water and air.

She spoke to KAWC's Victor Calderón following a community meeting in San Luis with Democratic Arizona gubernatorial candidate Marco Lopez and others running for local elected office in San Luis on Friday.

Victor is originally from West Sacramento, California and has lived in Arizona for more than five years. He began his print journalism career in 2004 following his graduation from Georgetown University in Washington D.C. Victor has been a reporter for the following daily newspapers: The Monterey County Herald, The Salinas Californian and the Reno Gazette-Journal, where he covered stories including agriculture, education and Latino community news. Victor has also served as a local editor for Patch, a national news organization with hyperlocal websites, in Carmichael, California in the Sacramento area. He also served as the editor for The New Vision, the newspaper for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tucson, which includes Yuma and La Paz counties. Victor lives in Somerton. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends and following most sports.
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