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11. God Bless America Musical Tribute in Gilbert: June 28

It is time to celebrate freedom! 

Mayor Lewis invites you to attend a Community Patriotic Music Program in celebration of Independence Day.  This musical program will be presented on Sunday, June 28, at the Mission Community Church located at 4450 East Elliot Road in Gilbert. 

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Tags: Town Council, Declaration of Independence
12. Gilbert's Plan to Confiscate and Redistribute More of Your Family's Hard Earned Money

In a previous post, I noted that 5 of 7 Gilbert Council members earned themselves the rank of Heroes of Big Government by AFP-Arizona.  Thursday night, they plan to reduce your individual liberty and prosperity even more by:  1) Confiscating more of your family's resources by raising your Secondary Property tax rate; and 2) Using tax dollars to join a "collective" effort to build the Gilbert Wellness & Resource Center, which will offer free and reduced services.

These 5 Council members will make it all sound very reasonable and "charitable."  It would be, if they were using their own money, or if they encouraged you to give from your personal resources.  But their idea of charity is stealing from you and giving it to someone else. 

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Tags: Town Council, Taxes
13. Americans for Prosperity Ranks Arizona Local Government Officials

The rankings for 2015 are in, and the top Heroes of the Taxpayer are Gilbert Town Council members Victor Petersen and Jared Taylor, and Pima County Supervisors Ray Carol and Ally Miller.  The entire Sahuarita Town council rated next as Champions of the Taxpayer.  Please let them know how much you appreciate their hard work in standing up for your individual liberties.   

Unfortunately for Gilbert, council members Eddie Cook, Ben Cooper, Jenn Daniels, Mayor John Lewis, and Jordan Ray have sunk to a pathetic low.  In prior years, they have been "heroes," "friends" and "allies" of the taxpayer.  Their 2015 rating?  Heroes of Big Government.  It's hard to believe that these people call themselves conservatives or even Republicans.  Their actions speak loudly that individual liberty is too "messy" for them.  They are autocrats who think their constituents need expert help leading their own lives.  

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14. Gilbert, Arizona Named 20th Best Place to Live in the USA
Tags: Constitution, School Board, Schools, Town Council
15. Gilbert RINO former Council Members Have Come out of the Closet!
Tags: Town Council, Leftists
16. National BMX Bicycle Racing on Greenfield/Germaine
Tags: Town Council, Taxes, Economy
17. Captain Rick's Gilbert Council Scorecard

Even if you don't live in Gilbert, please take a look at Captain Rick's Gilbert Council Scorecard, published in the Atridim News Journal.  

Rick has been watching the Gilbert Town Council meetings since mid 2011, keeping track of how Gilbert Council members have voted on controversial issues, "those involving a large expenditure of funds or of significant public concern."  He rates votes based on what is in the best interests of Gilbert citizens.  Most important to him is a vote that is "fiscally responsible and free of politics and private agendas."

Without exception, you will notice that Victor Petersen has held firm at the top of the list for 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014.  When Jared Taylor took office in January 2013, he and Victor tied for top scores.

Click HERE to see Captain Rick's "Proper Vote" Scorecard. 

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18. U.S. Congressman Matt Salmon Endorses Victor Petersen for Gilbert Town Council

I am very glad that constitutional conservative Victor Petersen has received Matt Salmon's endorsement for Gilbert Town Council.  Rep. Salmon stated:

"We really need guys like Victor," said Salmon, "who fight Federal overreach at the local level so we can be successful in that same effort in Congress. I hope you will join me in supporting him."

I agree with Rep. Salmon.  Victor has consistently fought against Federal overreach, with every statement he makes and every vote he casts.  

You can help Victor in 4 Easy Ways: 

Yard signs - Simply contact Victor at, and he will bring a sign to your home!  

Meet and Greet - Victor would love to meet your neighbors and tell them how he stands up for them every day!  

Donate - Campaigns are not cheap. Will you help with a donation of $100, $50, $25?  Click HERE to donate online today.  

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Victor Petersen was elected to the Council in Gilbert Town Council in 2011.  As a general manager in a locally run construction company, he oversees project budgets, system efficiencies, contracts, and information technology. 

He is the Co-Director of For Our City in Gilbert. This group organizes two annual community-wide service projects in Gilbert. 

Victor graduated from Gilbert High School and later from ASU with a bachelor of science degree in psychology.  Victor is married to Joyce, and they have three boys and one daughter.

Matt Salmon was elected to the United States Congress on November 6, 2012 to represent the people of Arizona’s 5th Congressional District. Matt was appointed by his peers to serve on the House Foreign Affairs Committee and serves as Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere.  He also serves on the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

Matt has spent the last 34 years happily married to his best friend, Nancy. They are the proud parents of four children and the proud grandparents of six grandchildren.

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Tags: Matt Salmon, Victor Petersen, Town Council
19. Gilbert Town Council Candidate Forum: Thursday, June 12, 7:00 pm

The public is invited to attend tonight's Gilbert Town Council Candidate Forum, hosted by the Arizona Legislative District 12 (LD12) Republicans.  Seven candidates are running for four seats.  Three incumbents are running, including Eddie Cook, Victor Petersen, and Jordan Ray.  New faces include Jason Cvancara, Brigette Peterson, Tim Rinesmith, and T J Tillman.  

The meeting will be held tonight, June 12, at 7:00 pm, at the Gilbert Community Education Center, 6839 E. Guadalupe Road (Power and Guadalupe), Mesa, AZ.

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Tags: Town Council, Victor Petersen
20. Let's Rally for Victor Petersen for Gilbert Town Council

The great news is that Gilbert Town Council Member Victor Petersen has turned in his petition signatures!  Now, it's time to help him raise money for his campaign for reelection.  Gilbert Watch supported Victor four years ago, and we are very proud that we never regretted it for a second!  He is a rock solid, constitutional conservative.  His voting record mirrors his campaign promises.  

To donate to Victor's campaign, go HEREHere is a letter from Victor.  

Dear friends,

I am honored by and grateful for all the help I received in collecting signatures for my race. I am happy to announce that I have more than enough signatures to put my name on the ballot and that is thanks to all of you for your help!

With signatures complete, I am entering the fundraising stage of the campaign and I can't emphasize enough the importance of small donations. Even $5 is a wonderful donation as that reflects a grassroots campaign which characterizes my efforts in government. While protecting individual rights protects special interests some of the time, generally special interests do not appreciate the fact that they can't control my votes. They know that I am loyal only to the principles of freedom which benefit everyone equally. This means the everyday citizen like you will have to contribute in order to have a successful campaign.

As a fiscal conservative, I will make the most of every hard-earned dollar that you contribute and I will not rest in my never-ending quest for lower taxes so you can keep more of those hard-earned dollars.

Thank you for your support!


Victor Petersen
Town Council Member and Candidate
Cell: 602-332-7432

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Tags: Town Council, Profiles in Giving, ICC, Victor Petersen

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