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Rudy Garcia on Principles & Values

 


Born, raised, and worked in Arizona

Rudy was born in Nogales, AZ and raised in Douglas. He served in the US Army and was honorably discharged, was a steel worker with Bethlehem Steel in California for 20 years until the plant closed, then founded the non-profit Willie C. Velasquez Center that led to the education and naturalization of more than 100,000 legal immigrants
Source: Campaign website, www.arizonaonthemove.com Dec 2, 2009

Recalled entire Bell Gardens City Council then became Mayor

Rudy initiated and carried out the first successful recall in the US of a TOTAL corrupt city council in Bell Gardens, CA, then became a member of the City Council and then Mayor of Bell Gardens, CA for more than 8 years.
Source: Campaign website, www.arizonaonthemove.com Dec 2, 2009

Priorities on grassroots democracy & social justice

To understand what Rudy Garcia is about, these are the issues that are of priority to him:
  • Grass Roots Democracy
  • Social justice and equal opportunity.
  • Demilitarize
  • Improvement of our economy.
  • Education - Improve our learning system
  • Environmental responsibility.
  • Priority National health care system for all Americans.
  • Reduction of the National Debt
  • Refunding the Social Security trust fund that has been placed into the General Fund
  • Source: Campaign website, www.arizonaonthemove.com Nov 13, 2008

    Democracy is not a spectator sport

    Source: Campaign website, www.arizonaonthemove.com Nov 13, 2008

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    AZ Gubernatorial:
    Jan Brewer
    AZ Senatorial:
    John McCain
    Jon Kyl

    Retiring as of Jan. 2011:
    CT:Dodd(D)
    DE:Kaufman(D)
    FL:Martinez(R)
    FL:LeMieux(R)
    IL:Burris(D)
    IN:Bayh(D)
    KS:Brownback(R)
    KY:Bunning(R)
    MO:Bond(R)
    ND:Dorgan(D)
    NH:Gregg(R)
    OH:Voinovich(R)
    PA:Specter(R)
    UT:Bennett(R)
    WV:Goodwin(D)

    Unseated as of Jan. 2011:
    AR:Lincoln(D)
    UT:Bennett(R)
    WI:Feingold(D)


    Newly elected, Nov. 2010:
    AR:Boozman(R)
    CT:Blumenthal(D)
    CO:Bennet(D)
    DE:Coons(D)
    FL:Rubio(R)
    IL:Kirk(R)
    IN:Coats(R)
    KS:Moran(R)
    KY:Paul(R)
    MO:Blunt(R)
    ND:Hoeven(R)
    NH:Ayotte(R)
    NY2:Gillibrand(D)
    OH:Portman(R)
    PA:Toomey(R)
    UT:Lee(R)
    WI:Johnson(R)
    WV:Manchin(D)


    Re-elected, Nov. 2010:
    AK:Murkowski(I)
    AL:Shelby(R)
    AZ:McCain(R)
    CA:Boxer(D)
    GA:Isakson(R)
    HI:Inouye(D)
    IA:Grassley(R)
    ID:Crapo(R)
    LA:Vitter(R)
    MD:Mikulski(D)
    NC:Burr(R)
    NV:Reid(D)
    NY6:Schumer(D)
    OK:Coburn(R)
    OR:Wyden(D)
    SC:DeMint(R)
    SD:Thune(R)
    VT:Leahy(D)
    WA:Murray(D)
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    Page last updated: Nov 27, 2010