“Greg Stanton launched his candidacy for Phoenix mayor in December, surrounded by supporters in a restored, historic warehouse downtown. Thousands of handshakes, 50 debates and 11 months later, Stanton’s journey ended Tuesday at the same place he started – this time celebrating victory.
“Stanton will become the 52nd mayor of Phoenix. Unofficial election results showed that he had a comfortable lead over rival Wes Gullett, who conceded the race to Stanton about a half hour after the first results were posted.
“Stanton, a 41-year-old attorney and father of two, will be Phoenix’s first new mayor in eight years, replacing Phil Gordon, who is term-limited.”
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