Bustamante announces candidacy for Justice of the Peace

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Ernest Bustamante

July 7, 2014 – Former lawmaker, Ernest Bustamante, a Democrat, has announced that he is running for Justice of the Peace in Pinal County Justice Court, Precinct 4, which includes: Dudleyville, Mammoth, and San Manuel.

Bustamante stated, “As State Representative, my job was to make laws and set policy. I helped pass all-day kindergarten and worked to restore funding for our rural communities. As a council member, I built roads, parks, and worked to increase public safety. As a union leader with the United Steelworkers, I fought for better wages for workers and pensions for seniors. I have a proven record of public service, funding our schools, and fighting for justice. As Justice of the Peace, I will uphold the law with integrity and work to make our community safer and stronger.”

Ernest Bustamante grew up in the copper mining community of Winkelman and graduated from Hayden High School. He attended Central Arizona College and is employed at Asarco, where he is a proud and active member of the United Steelworkers Union, Local 886, serving two terms as Vice President and current Recording Secretary.

As State Representative, Bustamante served on the following committees: Environment, Natural Resources, and Public Institutions and Counties, where he was the Democratic ranking member. As a legislator, Bustamante was a strong advocate for education, workers, and public safety, consistently endorsed by teachers, organized labor, law enforcement, and firefighters.

At the local level, Bustamante sat on the Mammoth Town Council and currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Planning and Zoning Board. He also served as a Democratic Precinct Committeeperson for Pinal County.

Ernest and his wife, Martha, have been married 37 years and currently reside in Mammoth.

“It is an honor to be a public servant and with your vote on Tuesday, August 26th, I will uphold the values that make our community strong,” Bustamante added.

More information can be found by visiting his campaign website at www.VoteBustamante.com.

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