Endorsements

Stonewall Democrats of Arizona are proud to announce our endorsement of Rex Scott for Pima County Board of Supervisors, District 1. Rex has a history of having in the past supported the LGBTQ community. As a member of the County Board of Supervisors we believe that, with his experience, he will be a strong voice for equality for all people. We would like to strongly encourage voters to vote for, and elect, Rex Scott to the Pima County Board of Supervisors.

Stonewall Democrats of Arizona

“Much of the work done by the Pima County Supervisors is done collaboratively with other jurisdictions. As a public school principal and teacher for almost 30 years, Rex Scott has the experience and skills necessary to bring together disparate groups to help move Pima County forward. I have known Rex for over 12 years and am certain he will be an outstanding supervisor.”

Ron Barber, Former Congressman

“Rex Scott is an experienced educator and administrator who cares deeply for the future of youth in Pima County and has a track record of helping them make better lives for themselves and their families. He would be a fantastic addition to the Pima County Board of Supervisors to help us all thrive by supporting education at all levels, building infrastructure, ensuring excellent public health and creating good jobs.”

Steve Farley, Former State Senator

“Rex Scott has been an educator and a leader in this community for many years. His selfless dedication and tireless work ethic make him the ideal candidate for the Pima County Board of Supervisors for District 1 and I am proud to support him.”

Dr. Randy Friese, State Representative

“There have been many folks who helped and guided me in my career as an educator, but few have had such an impact as Rex Scott. His sense of dedication, concern and fairness as an administrator served as an example on how to overcome obstacles and support those who looked to him for leadership. I can think of no one more qualified to serve all Pima County residents and business interests as a supervisor than my friend, Rex Scott.”

Mark Hanna, Governing Board Member, Pima Community College

Pima County needs leaders who value facts and research and give thoughtful evaluation of issues. We need leaders who will seek opinions and listen to citizens in order to craft real solutions. Rex Scott is just such a leader. Rex is a connector who has relationships throughout the Pima County community. He has demonstrated his willingness to work with others effectively. He has experience in public service, finance and education, Rex will be an excellent member of the Pima County Board of Supervisors. I am pleased to support and endorse Rex Scott.

Pete Hershberger, Former State Representative

“I am thrilled that Rex Scott is running for Pima County Supervisor because Rex is a problem solver who thinks beyond political labels. As a former teacher and principal, he has shown a clear and pragmatic commitment to our community. I wholeheartedly back him for District One County Supervisor!”

Dr. Jo Holt, Former Pima County Democratic Party Chair

“District One has seen enough of self-serving extremists who fail to represent all members of our community. As an active, long-term educator, Rex Scott will move beyond divisive partisanship. He will bring a collaborative, professional approach to the office to move Pima County forward.”

Dr. Don Jorgensen, Former Pima County Democratic Party Chair

“The Board of Supervisors needs someone who is willing to research issues, consider multiple viewpoints, craft public policy that aligns with that viewpoint and that reflects the greatest good for the region. Rex Scott is that guy. Rex has a strong background in public education. He knows how the public sector works and has combined that with strong relationships with constituents throughout the community. He will be an excellent addition to the Board of Supervisors. It is without hesitation that I offer my support to Rex in his candidacy.”

Steve Kozachik, Tucson City Council Member

“Rex Scott is an educator, a leader and someone who is dedicated to making Pima County a better place. He has earned my respect and admiration and he will have my vote for Pima County Supervisor in 2020!”

Steve Lynn, Business Leader

It has been my pleasure to know and work with Rex Scott for over 20 years. I have always been impressed with him as an educational leader in TUSD and other major school districts. He is intelligent, caring and highly motivated to make Pima County better by serving on the Board of Supervisors. He is collegial and will work to compromise for the public good. I can think of no better person.

Dr. MaryBelle McCorkle, Former TUSD Governing Board Member

“I have known Rex Scott for almost 30 years and can say without question that he is a person of integrity and sincere regard for others. Rex is able to work effectively with others and understands that one can disagree while maintaining dignity and respect. Rex Scott will make an outstanding Supervisor for each and every citizen in Pima County.”

Dr. John Pedicone, Former TUSD & Flowing Wells Superintendent

“As a principal, Rex Scott demonstrated the ability to bring people together to create a thriving school community. As a member of the Board of Supervisors, he will bring this same respectful, common-sense approach to addressing the issues that face Pima County.”

Laura Penny, Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona, Former Executive Director

“I couldn’t imagine a better candidate for the Pima County Board of Supervisors. As a principal in our community’s schools, Rex Scott has repeatedly demonstrated an ability to work collaboratively with others. His integrity and professionalism are qualities the public expects and deserves from their elected officials.”

Jonathan Rothschild, Former Tucson Mayor

“I strongly support Rex Scott for the County Board of Supervisors, District 1.  I have known Rex for many years and have always been inspired by his compassion and dedication to whatever task he tackles.  He will bring his formidable skills as an excellent school administrator to the county board. Rex knows how to work with diverse groups to get things accomplished and he cares deeply about improving the lives of our community. I will be proud to have Rex Scott serve as my Pima County Supervisor and I endorse him for this position whole-heartedly.”

Pam Simon, Former educator, former staff member for Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, Everytown Survivor Network and gun violence prevention activist

“I am excited to endorse Rex Scott for the Pima County Board of Supervisors for District One. As a lifelong public servant and an educator for almost 30 years, Rex not only understands what Pima County, our schools and District One need, he knows how to bring the right people together to meet those needs”

Victoria Steele, Arizona State Senator

“The residents of District One are ready for a leader who can get things done and work in a respectful way with the other supervisors and staff. Rex will ask the tough questions when needed and bring a pragmatic, respectful approach to addressing the issues. I believe he will do an outstanding job balancing the complexities that face the Board, including land use, taxation, employee concerns, infrastructure needs and public health and safety.”

Nancy Young Wright, Former State Representative