Tolleson Vice Mayor Anna Tovar to Replace Quitter Phoenix Lawmaker Steve Gallardo
Tovar beat out Hispanic activist Lydia Hernandez, who was also recommended to county supervisros by a panel of citizens despite legal problems that included a suspected 1999 human smuggling case.
In an Arizona Republic article, Tovar says she's ready for her new challenge and ready to get down the "nitty-gritty" of the 2009 legislative session.
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