Adrian Fontes is a Marine Corps veteran, attorney, devoted father of three daughters, and a staunch advocate for the pro-democracy movement. As the Maricopa County Recorder, he spearheaded a remarkable transformation of the county’s election system, placing voter access and transparency above political considerations. Even in the midst of the challenging Covid-19 pandemic and civil unrest in 2020, Fontes successfully managed to achieve record-breaking voter turnout. His expertise and dedication led him to testify before Congress, shedding light on the threats faced by election officials.
In an era plagued by rampant misinformation, Secretary Fontes remains steadfast in his commitment to preserving the integrity of the electoral process, ensuring safe and accessible voting, and serving all Arizonans impartially.