Peggy Neely

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Peggy Neely is an American politician and former member of the Phoenix City Council for Phoenix's 2nd Council District. The City of Phoenix is divided into eight council districts. First sworn into office in January 2002, Neely began serving her second term in January 2006, after being overwhelmingly re-elected in 2005. Neely was again re-elected in 2009.[1] Prior to serving on the council, Neely was a small business owner, broker, realtor, parent, negotiator for private construction firm.

Neely is a long-time Republican and Former Chairwoman of Maricopa Association of Governments, Former Chair of the Paradise Valley Village Planning Committee, Former member Greater Phoenix Convention Center & Visitors Bureau Board of Directors and the Phoenix Water and Sewer Rate Advisory Committee, Phoenix Women’s Sports Association Board, Board of directors for both the Arizona Association of Realtors and the Phoenix Association of Realtors, Past president of the Women’s Council of Realtors Phoenix Chapter, Past President – United Parents Council, Past president of Sereno Soccer Club and Member of Class 26 Valley Leadership.

Neely is married to her husband Brian, and together they have two children.

Phoenix, Arizona mayoral election, 2011[edit]

Peggy Neely was a candidate for mayor in the Phoenix, Arizona mayoral election, 2011. Like most candidates seeking political office, Ms. Neely supported a number of popular positions including immigration reform, jobs and political ethics. Some had charged that Neely has used her office in less than ethical ways,[2] including the use of personal e-mail to hide correspondence with a potential contractor.

Neely ended up in 3rd place with 12.73% of the vote [3] in the August 30th 2011 primary and did not proceed to the run-off election.

Endorsed by Former Mayor Skip Rimsza


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