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Yavapai County Sheriff Scott Mascher Endorses Judd Simmons for County Assessor

31 July 2016   Tracey Horn

“I strongly endorse Judd Simmons for the Office of Yavapai County Assessor,” Sheriff Scott Mascher

Yavapai County Sheriff Scott Mascher has endorsed Judd Simmons for the Office of County Assessor. Sheriff Mascher, whose career with the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office spans more than 30 years, issued the following endorsement statement:

“I strongly endorse Judd Simmons for the Office of Yavapai County Assessor. He has the education, Republican values, and professional experience to represent the citizens of Yavapai County as their Assessor.”

When asked to comment on Sheriff Mascher’s support, Simmons said: “Sheriff Mascher is a nationally respected law enforcement professional who has dedicated his life to making Yavapai County a safe place to live and raise a family. I am thrilled and honored to have his support for my campaign to become the next County Assessor. ”

Judd, a long-term Yavapai County resident and businessman, has crisscrossed the county interacting with residents as he spread the word of his campaign. His travels took him to gatherings, meetings, parades, and candidate events in Bagdad, Yarnell, Sedona, Cottonwood, Camp Verde, Prescott Valley, Cordes Lakes, Peeples Valley, Paulden, Mayer, Prescott, Chino Valley, Black Canyon City, and Dewey. When asked about his campaign schedule, Judd said: “It has been a great experience to meet with so many people from different walks of life. Everyday I am reminded of why our county is such a great place to live and raise a family.”

When asked why he decided to run for the Office of County Assessor, Judd said: “I believe our system of government is best served when the voters have a choice in selecting their elected officials. I have an educational background in business, years of experience in real estate appraisal, an ability to work well with others, and a dedication to conservative Republican values. I am committed to restoring confidence to the Office of the County Assessor.” Judd went on to say: “I understand the importance of this elected position. A home can be the largest investment a person makes. Having it assessed properly and listening to the concerns of the citizens are my major goals.”

Judd moved to Groom Creek at the age of 10, attended Prescott High School, and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business from Northern Arizona University. In 1999, Judd founded Simmons Appraisal Services, Inc. and currently serves as its President. Judd is also a licensed Realtor with BloomTree Realty and a member of the Prescott Area Association of Realtors. Judd and Carrie, his wife of twenty years, have two sons, Nate and Zane. Judd, a Life Member of the NRA, enjoys sharing his passion for the outdoors with his family. Whenever they can, the family enjoys spending time camping, fishing, hunting, and biking.. For more information visit