Gregory John Stanton (born March 8, 1970) is an American politician serving as the U.S. Representative for Arizona’s 9th congressional district. A Democrat, he previously served for 6 years as the Mayor of Phoenix, Arizona.
Born in Long Island, New York, Stanton was raised in Phoenix. He graduated from Marquette University and then the University of Michigan Law School. He served on the Phoenix City Council from 2000 until 2009; he was elected mayor in the 2011 election and reelected in 2015. After U.S. Representative Kyrsten Sinema chose to run for the Senate, Stanton ran for the open house seat. He won the November election handily and was sworn in to office in January 2019.