Eva Putzova

Eva Putzova is an immigrant from Slovakia where she earned her master’s degree at the University of Economics. In 2014, Eva was elected to the Flagstaff City Council and later led a citizen initiative, raising the local minimum as well as the tipped wage to $15.50 per hour. As a congressional candidate in Arizona’s first district, she garnered the support of 41.4 percent of voters and was nationally among the most successful progressive challengers who didn’t make it through the Democratic Party primaries.