The REAL Steve Solomon

“I am running for Town Council to bring Civility, Professionalism, Collaboration and Positive Forward Momentum back to our community and Town Government. I am concerned, as both a citizen and former Council Member (2010-2012), that our current Town Council has become a very divisive environment, negatively affecting the Town and my fellow citizens of Oro Valley.

Steve Solomon June 8, 2016

https://www.tucsonlocalmedia.com/news/article_04f95df8-2cdd-11e6-90e9-0f1306e481a0.html

Watch him in action!

Councilman Solomon ran on a platform of "no special interests and no hidden agendas".
Watch him walk a fine line after it came to light that he had a conflict of interest when voting on golf-related issues.

And then there's this. Don't ever think that Solomon and Rodman care about every resident.

But wait, there's more!

Who are H and C Lopez and why are they giving Steve a total of $10,000 toward his 2016 campaign? None other than Humberto Lopez (Chairman of HSL Properties, another developer) and his wife. And coincidentally, the very same company from whom the town purchased the money-losing golf courses in 2014. See below for an additional $2,912 contribution from Omar Mireles, President of HSL.

Yep, we got a screaming deal on that golf course purchase: Only $1,000,000!
What OV citizens weren't told was that the upkeep/maintenance on these golf courses was much higher than $1,000,000 annually.

Want to see more Steve Solomon contributors? Turns out Steve is well-liked by developers. In fact, contributions from developers and special interests made up over $23,000 of his campaign war chest in 2016. It's not a crime to be liked, but these people don't give money to Steve simply because they like him. They wanted his vote, and they were paying for it.
To be fair, there was one contribution, presumably not from a special interest, for $33.58.
And if he's asked, you can bet he'll say "Not ALL of my contributions were from special interests".
Here's the whole report on the Town of Oro Valley website:

Steve is a developer and he has a lot of developer friends. We'll again show you who's making the largest contributions to his 2020 campaign when we get the campaign finance report later in June.
If you're still on the fence about voting for Steve, hold onto your absentee ballot until the last days of June. We'll get the campaign finance report by then.
Follow the money!

Oh, and on that golf course purchase, how has all that worked out?

Another bombshell....

And who could forget THIS one?

Back in 2016, when Solomon, Rodman, and Pina ran as a block, there was much discussion about the high-dollar donations that ultimately littered Oro Valley with the 3-of-them-together sign you see above.
Watch Solomon spew more BS about the PAC who paid for the above signs.
The audience reaction was priceless!

Again, remember Steve's quote:

“I am running for Town Council to bring Civility, Professionalism, Collaboration and Positive Forward Momentum back to our community and Town Government. I am concerned, as both a citizen and former Council Member (2010-2012), that our current Town Council has become a very divisive environment, negatively affecting the Town and my fellow citizens of Oro Valley.

Steve Solomon June 8, 2016

And then ask yourself, "Why is Steve Solomon even AT the meeting the Green Shirts organized to recall Mayor Winfield and Vice-Mayor Barrett, much less coaching them on the finer points of a recall?"

"If you don't like what we're doing, don't live here"

"Oro Valley residents have been failed by the education system" (or "OV Residents are idiots")

Attend a town council meeting via Zoom and watch him in action. It's absolutely CRINGEWORTHY!

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Yeah.....he's running again. Is THIS the guy we want representing Oro Valley?

If the examples above haven't convinced you to vote for ANYONE BUT Steve Solomon on August 4 (early ballots go out July 8), come back and visit this website again. We have more of Steve's foibles and we'll be posting them soon!