Regina Romero is a step closer to making history by becoming the first Latina mayor of Tucson, Arizona. 

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Tonight, Latino Victory Fund Executive Director Mayra Macías issued the following statement on Councilwoman Regina Romero’s victory in the Democratic primary and for advancing to the general election:

“With tonight’s results, Councilwoman Regina Romero is one step closer to breaking yet another glass ceiling and becoming the first Latina mayor of Tucson. She’s by far the most qualified candidate for the job and Tucson voters know that they can count on her to get the job done. Whether it’s generating hundreds of high-wage, long-term jobs across the city, fighting for equal pay for equal work, or expanding universal earned sick and parental leave, Councilwoman Romero is a proven leader who has worked diligently for the people of Tucson, and that’s why they will elect her as their next mayor come this November.” 

Councilwoman Regina Romero first made history when she became the first Latina elected to the Tucson City Council.