Businessman Michael Lafferty running for Phoenix mayor
CLOSE Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, who has served at the city's helm for seven years, will have to resign sometime in the next seven months to run for Congress. Sean Logan/azcentral.com
The race to replace Phoenix Mayor Stanton just got a little more crowded.
Longtime Phoenix resident and businessman Michael Lafferty told The Arizona Republic Thursday he is entering the race for the city's top spot.
Lafferty is a registered Republican, according to Maricopa County election records, but said he is running as an independent and plans to change his party affiliation. City elections are... read more
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