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Hon. Bill Gates

Supervisor, Maricopa County, Ariz.

About Hon. Bill Gates

Bill was re-elected to another four-year term on the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors in 2020. Maricopa County is the fourth largest county in the United States with a population of over 4.5 million people. Bill represents over 900,000 residents as a Maricopa County Supervisor. He was first elected to the Board of Supervisors in 2016. He previously served as the Chairman of the Board in 2019 when, among other things, Bill negotiated a re-organization of the Maricopa County Elections Department with then-Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes. Bill again took the helm as Chairman of the Board in 2022 successfully developing the strategic plan process, guiding the expenditure of $181.5 million in funds from the American Rescue Plan Act (Federal COVID-19 Relief) to numerous significant projects, and leading the Board of Supervisors to pass the largest property tax cut in Maricopa County history, During the November 2022 General Election, Bill participated in 16 press conferences as the eyes of the world were on the Maricopa County Elections Department as numerous statewide races with razor thin margins were counted over a 13-day period. Prior to joining the Board of Supervisors, Bill served on the Phoenix City Council from 2009-2016, including a stint as Vice Mayor in 2013.