The 2020 election is heating up in Arizona with plenty of candidates vying for office. While there is a huge emphasis on the presidential election, voters will also decide the outcome of state representative and senate seats.
Patch asked candidates to answer questions about their campaigns and will be publishing candidate profiles as election day draws near.
Eric Kurland, a Scottsdale resident is running for State House District 23.
<b>Party affiliation:</b> Democratic Party
<b>Family:</b> Kari Kurland (wife, public school teacher), son Andy (student at NAU)
<b>Occupation:</b> Teacher 24 years (retired since 2019)
<b>Previous elected experience:</b> President of the Scottsdale Education Association
<b>Family members in government:</b> No
Campaign website: https://kurland23.com/
<b>The single most pressing issue facing our state is _______, and this is what I intend to do about it.</b>
Education. I will work with the diverse members of our community to increase teacher retention, decrease class size and