SaddleBrooke Democratic Club's Annual Dinner, 2024
* There is no need for tickets. Your name(s) will be added to our dinner list and will checked at the door. Please bring your receipt.
Sunday, February 4th at 5:00 pm at Mountain View Country Club Ballroom
(Non-member Gala Dinner ticket sales will be available starting Oct. 25, 2023. An email notification will be sent out.)
The Attorney General of Arizona is the chief legal officer for the state of Arizona and serves as the state's top lawyer. The primary responsibilities and duties of the Arizona Attorney General include:
Legal Representation: The Attorney General provides legal representation to the state of Arizona, its agencies, and its officials.
Criminal Prosecution: The Attorney General's office is responsible for prosecuting certain criminal cases in the state, such as cases involving white-collar crimes, public corruption, and certain complex or multi-jurisdictional cases.
Consumer Protection: Protecting the rights and interests of Arizona consumers is a significant part of the Attorney General's role.
Civil Litigation: The Attorney General's office handles civil litigation involving the state, such as defending the state in lawsuits, pursuing legal action on behalf of the state, and representing state agencies in legal matters.
Legal Advice: The Attorney General provides legal advice to state agencies, the Governor, and other state officials.
Regulatory Oversight: The Attorney General may be responsible for overseeing the enforcement of certain state regulations, depending on the specific legal framework in Arizona.
Victim Services: The office of the Attorney General often provides services to crime victims, including helping them understand their rights and assisting with compensation claims.
Initiating Legal Actions: The Attorney General can initiate legal actions on behalf of the state to address issues related to public health, safety, or welfare.
With Special Guest Keynote Speaker
AZ Secretary of State Adrian Fontes
"Protect Voting Rights"
Adrian Fontes is the 22nd Secretary of State of Arizona Assumed office: January 2, 2023 Preceded by:Katie Hobbs Personal details: Born April 3, 1970 (age 53) Political party: Democratic Children:3 Education: Arizona State University (BA) University of Denver (JD) Military service: Marine Corps Years of service:1992–1996
In 2022, Adrian Fontes was elected as Arizona's 21st Secretary of State. Adrian is a proud Arizona native, an honorable veteran of the United States Marine Corps, and the father of three daughters, who has spent a lifetime fighting for justice and defending our Democracy.
Secretary Fontes served on active duty from 1992 to 1996 and was nominated for a meritorious commission. His service to our country taught him the importance of dedication, discipline, and sacrifice to forcefully fight for the American dream.
He practiced law for 15 years before running for office in 2016 when he was elected Maricopa County Recorder.
In 2020, at the height of the Covid-19 crisis and amidst violent protests, Maricopa County saw record voter turnout, as well as record numbers of new voters registered for both parties. Secretary Fontes later testified before Congress to inform them of threats facing election officials.
Adrian is committed to preserving integrity in our elections, making voting easier for registered voters, and ensuring that Arizona’s business community has a non-partisan partner in the Secretary’s office.