Former Governor Jan Brewer Endorses Bridget Binsbacher for Peoria Mayor
Updated: Jan 7, 2022
Brewer: “Bridget has been a conservative voice for Peoria and a champion for the taxpayer.”
Contact: Bridget Binsbacher, 623-810-1549
PEORIA (November 9, 2021) – Arizona’s 22nd Governor Jan Brewer today announced her support for Councilmember Bridget Binsbacher to serve as the next Mayor of Peoria. Brewer, who has deep roots in the West Valley, joins a growing list of conservative leaders endorsing Binsbacher including all three living current and former Peoria Mayors.
Brewer stated, “I was honored to serve the Northwest Valley for many years – as your state legislator, County Supervisor, Secretary of State, and ultimately as your Governor. This region has always held a special place in my heart, and I have had the pleasure of serving alongside many exceptional leaders over the years. Bridget Binsbacher is one of those strong leaders.”
Jan Brewer served the as the Governor of Arizona from 2009 to 2015. She helped the state navigate through the “Great Recession” – cutting spending while ensuring critical investments to protect education and public safety. During her time as Governor, Brewer also spearheaded the formation of the Arizona Commerce Authority and helped kick off Arizona’s extended period of growth and economic improvement that continues today.
“I’m honored to have Governor Brewer’s endorsement. She has a distinguished record of leadership – from State Legislator to Maricopa County Supervisor on to Secretary of State and ultimately Governor,” said Councilmember Bridget Binsbacher, “Brewer led Arizona through one of the most difficult times in state history, never wavering in her personal commitment to public service. I am honored to have her confidence and trust.”
Brewer continued, “During her time on the council, Bridget has been a conservative voice for Peoria and a champion for the taxpayer. She is running for the right reasons – to serve the public, promote fiscal responsibility, and increase public safety Arizona needs more elected officials who are truth tellers like Bridget Binsbacher – we can count on her to keep her word. I am proud to support Bridget’s bid for Peoria Mayor and to count her as my friend.”
Binsbacher concluded, “Governor Brewer is a powerful example of strong leadership. I look up to her as an elected official, as a straight talker, and as a mother. We have have both fought hard for fiscal responsibility and accountability in our respective jobs. I am a firm believer in conservative local government that is dedicated to transparency and protecting the taxpayers. I will continue to do so as Mayor and promise to make the Governor and our community proud.”
About Bridget Binsbacher
Bridget Binsbacher has lived in the Northwest Valley for more than three decades dedicating her time to public and community service. Bridget was elected to serve on the Peoria City Council in March of 2015 and re-elected in 2016 and 2020. As an elected official, she has served two terms as Vice Mayor and has fought hard for fiscal responsibility, accountability, balanced budgets, and no tax increases.
Bridget Binsbacher has been recognized as a respected leader in both the public sector and professionally. She serves as the Executive Director of the Arizona Cactus League Baseball Association supporting Spring Training, which is one of Arizona and Peoria’s largest economic drivers. Bridget has been recognized as 2021 AzBusiness Leaders – Top Five Tourism Leaders of Arizona, 2019 AzBusiness Leaders – Most Influential Women in Arizona, and 2016 Arizona Who’s Who – Top Five Women in Business Leaders of Arizona. She is also a Paul Harris Fellow recipient and a West Valley 24 Mover and Shaker.
She has more than 20 years of professional experience in the finance industry with a wealth of knowledge in operations management, sales management, and business development. Bridget joined the Peoria Diamond Club as a Board member in 2006 and led the organization to new heights after being named Executive Director in 2008.
Bridget Binsbacher has utilized her business background and commitment to public service to bring trust, honesty, and conservative principles to the Peoria City Council. She has fought hard to hold the line on property taxes, promote fiscal responsibility, improve public safety, collaborate with citizens to build Paloma Park, and improve the overall quality of life throughout Peoria. Regionally, Bridget has also represented Peoria on Maricopa Association of Governments Transportation Policy and Human Services Committees.
In 2021, she joined the Arizona Municipal Water Association’s Board of Directors. She also serves her community by volunteering with charitable organizations, currently serving on the Peoria Education Foundation, and previously with the Alzheimer’s Association and Peoria Chamber of Commerce. Her husband, Jon, is a fire captain and paramedic in the Northwest Valley of Arizona. They live in Peoria and have four children.