Branch, Bob

Meet the Candidate

Running For:
Board of Supervisors
District:
4
Political Affiliation:
Republican
Phone:
(602) 334-6519
Age:
65
Occupation:
CEO
Education:
Ph.D. Business - Organization and Management, Master of Science Degree in Information Systems Engineering, Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Technology
Family:
Married to Adell for 43 years. We have one son, Ben.
Religion:
Christian
Biographical Info:

Dr. Bob Branch, a Republican candidate for County Supervisor, brings extensive county government experience to the race, committed to restoring election integrity in Maricopa County. A military veteran, businessman, Christian conservative college professor, and Commissioner “Emeritus” of Maricopa County Park System, Dr. Branch’s leadership is rooted in a deep understanding of community needs. As a business leader, not a legislator, Dr. Branch prioritizes the community’s best interests over political agendas, ensuring decisions benefit everyone. Currently serving his 7th Term as Commissioner of Maricopa County Parks and Recreation, District 4, Dr. Branch helped transform our regional park system into the #1 in the United States. Even during the COVID lockdown, he kept parks open, prioritizing public health and recreation; a decision that saved lives. Recognized for his achievements and dedication, Dr. Branch was awarded the title of “Commissioner Emeritus,” reflecting his commitment to our parks and community. With a proven track record of effective leadership and a strong endorsement of President Trump’s “America First” policy, Dr. Branch is dedicated to advancing our county’s interests and ensuring a prosperous future for all.

Statement:

Dr. Bob Branch, a Republican candidate for County Supervisor, brings extensive county government experience to the race, committed to restoring election integrity in Maricopa County. A military veteran, businessman, Christian conservative college professor, and Commissioner “Emeritus” of Maricopa County Park System, Dr. Branch’s leadership is rooted in a deep understanding of community needs. As a business leader, not a legislator, Dr. Branch prioritizes the community’s best interests over political agendas, ensuring decisions benefit everyone. Currently serving his 7th Term as Commissioner of Maricopa County Parks and Recreation, District 4, Dr. Branch helped transform our regional park system into the #1 in the United States. Even during the COVID lockdown, he kept parks open, prioritizing public health and recreation; a decision that saved lives. Recognized for his achievements and dedication, Dr. Branch was awarded the title of “Commissioner Emeritus,” reflecting his commitment to our parks and community. With a proven track record of effective leadership and a strong endorsement of President Trump’s “America First” policy, Dr. Branch is dedicated to advancing our county’s interests and ensuring a prosperous future for all.

Survey

Response Legend

  • SSupports
  • OOpposes
  • *Comment
  • Declined to respond
  • Declined to respond, Position based on citation

Question Response Comments/Notes
1. Providing benefits and services such as free housing to undocumented migrants at taxpayer expense. O
2. Allowing all parents to use tax credits and taxpayer funded empowerment scholarship accounts to enable their children to attend any private school, homeschool, or online academy of their choice. S
3. Interpreting the 2nd Amendment as protecting an individual’s right to keep and bear arms. S
4. Using taxpayer funds to support any organization that performs, promotes, or provides referrals for abortion. O
5. Amending the Arizona State Constitution to grant a fundamental right to every individual to an abortion. O
6. Providing tax breaks to certain industries over others. O
7. Adding "sexual orientation," "gender identity," or "gender expression" to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in nondiscrimination ordinances. O
8. Allowing parents to seek professional counseling for their minor child with same-sex attraction or gender identity issues. S
9. Enhancing penalties for leading and participation in organized retail theft rings. S* It is organized crime, so RICO should be applied.
10. Permitting individuals and businesses to not provide services or promote ideas that violate their moral or religious beliefs. S