Joe is a Santa Fe native. He has long considered running for city council to help take care of the City he grew up in.
Born and raised in Santa Fe, Joe has lived and worked in the City his entire life. He has owned a business in Santa Fe for 24 years; beginning in grounds maintenance, he is now a general contractor. He currently owns five homes in the city (he is landlord to four) and he has invested in Santa Fe real estate over the past 20 years.
As a Santa Fe business owner, he drives around the city and talks with Santa Feans every day, giving him a unique perspective on what is going on in the City of Holy Faith.
Joe’s latest radio interview on KSFR with Mary-Charlotte: LISTEN HERE
Open Letter of Support From Robert Willis: Letter of Support for Joe 2-17-14-1
Joe’s Campaign Updates:
February 21st, Elks Lodge: THANK YOU! We had an awesome ARELLANO CAMPAIGN BASH FOR VOTERS! Food from Jambo was a hit and so was the music by Eddy & the Nomads. Of course, Joe was the biggest hit – many people told us they had already voted for him!
February 19th, Main Library: Joe participated in the League of Women Voters Forum for District 2 Candidates
February 5th: Joe participated in the Santa Fe Association of REALTORS forum at their main office, 510 N. Guadalupe Street.
January 24th: Joe was interviewed by the New Mexican for their endorsement process
January 21st: Joe was interviewed on Que Suave Radio on the Pat and Art Show (KSWV 810 AM)
January 20th: Joe participated in the District 2 Neighborhood Network Candidate Forum at Southwest Conference Room at Christus St Vincent Hospital
January 14th, 6:00 pm: Joe participated in the District 2 Democratic Party Candidate Forum at Center for Progress and Justice
January 10th: Julia Goldberg interviewed Joe on the Julia Goldberg Morning Show. Listen here.
January 9th: Joe was interviewed by the New Mexican for an upcoming article on the District 2 City Council race
January 8th: Joe attends Adelante’s Santa Fe Homeless Youth Task Force meeting and the Creative Santa Fe meeting on affordable housing in Santa Fe
January 7th & 9th: Joe attended the Democratic Party forums for City Council Districts 1, 3, and 4 to hear the issues facing all of Santa Fe
December 6th: Joe was randomly selected to appear first on the ballot in March
December 6th: Joe picked up his public funding check
November 18th: Joe delivered 200 qualifying contributions for public funding to the City Clerk’s office
November 7th: Joe delivered 428 nominating petition signatures to the City Clerk’s office
Joe wants to know:
What District 2 issues would you like to see addressed?