Lea Marquez Peterson


Republican serving on the Arizona Corporation Commission since 2019. Peterson was appointed by Governor Doug Ducey to replace Andy Tobin following his appointment as Director of the Arizona Department of Administration. Peterson was also the 2018 Republican nominee for Arizona's 2nd Congressional District in the U.S. House. Marquez Peterson is running for re-election to the Arizona Corporation Commission. She is on the ballot in the Republican primary on July 30, 2024.

Lea Marquez Peterson's Rhetoric About Clean-Energy Rules Doesn't Match Reality
"It's disappointing that Arizona Corporation Commission Chair Lea Márquez Peterson has reversed her position, voting down a bipartisan set of clean-energy rules twice in one month."
Jun. 29, 2021
Kirkpatrick Campaign Argues Lea Marquez Peterson Lied To IRS, Peterson Blames Independent Auditor
"Marquez Peterson ran her business into the ground in 2005, leaving behind more than $3 million in unpaid bills."
Oct. 19, 2018
GOP Yanks Ad Spending For Marquez Peterson In Arizona
Oct. 11, 2018
Lea Marquez Peterson's Business Experiences Don't Add Up To Her Campaign Promises
Sep. 28, 2018
House Speaker Paul Ryan Helped Lea Marquez Peterson Raise Funds In Tucson On Wednesday
Sep. 20, 2018
Lea Marquez Peterson Tries To Separate Herself From Donald Trump – Sorry, But No
Aug. 23, 2018
GOP Congress Candidate Lea “Chapter 7” Peterson Squirms On Trump Question
"Her campaign website states that she “owned and operated a chain of gasoline stations & convenience stores in the Tucson region” — but fails to mention that they all went broke and that she dumped all the debt in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition."
May 22, 2018
Fear Dominates Secret Tucson GOP CD 2 Congressional Candidate Forum
Mar. 25, 2018
Minimum Wage Lawsuit Partner Argues Constitutionality Of Change
Lea Marquez Peterson sues to overturn the will of voters specifically citing that the measure would require raising wages for health care workers caring for the developmentally disabled.
Feb. 16, 2017
Proposition 206 Attempts To Raise The Minimum Wage To $12 By 2020
"Lea Marquez Peterson is the president and CEO of the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and is now also the chair of the “Vote No on Prop 206: Protect Arizona Jobs” campaign."
Oct. 1, 2016
Running On Empty
"Touted as a business leader and expert, Lea Marquez-Peterson finds herself bankrupt with millions in debt"
Jun. 16, 2005

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