TUCSON, Ariz. — Tucson Mayor Regina Romero officially endorsed Elizabeth Warren for president Monday.
The mayor took to Twitter to voice her support ahead of the state primary next month.
"Elizabeth Warren is the fighter we need to act boldly on climate change, create economic opportunity for all, and bring big, structural change to our government," Romero said.
.@ewarren has proven herself to be a champion for women's rights, and understands the institutional barriers that communities of color face in participating in our economy and democracy. #EstoyConLiz pic.twitter.com/kDjX2XCMvu— Regina Romero (@TucsonRomero) February 17, 2020
The public endorsement is the first since Romero become mayor of the Old Pueblo.
Warren, along with the other democrats still in the race, will square off in the 11th Democratic presidential debate in Phoenix on March 15.
Democrats in Arizona will then vote on which candidate they wish to see on the ballot in November during the state's presidential preference on March 17.