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Phoenix mayor to be sworn in today
Phoenix will inaugurate a new mayor for the first time in eight years.
Mayor-elect Greg Stanton will be sworn in Tuesday morning at the Orpheum Theater along with council members in four districts. Former Governor Rose Mofford will swear-in Stanton at 10 a.m.
The other addition to the council is Daniel Valenzuela in District Five. Valenzuela replaces Claude Mattox who ran unsuccessfully last year for mayor.