Jordan Ray, a Gilbert businessman, filed nomination petitions and other documents Friday to become a candidate for Gilbert Town Council.
“I know that I can bring a fresh voice to the Council, and represent the people of Gilbert," Ray said in a statement. "I am running because I am committed to Gilbert now and for the future. I know that Gilbert is a great place to raise a family, but we can be better. I am excited for the opportunity to help make Gilbert an even better place to live and do business."
Ray says on his website, www.votejordanray.com, that he is descended from James Wilford Ray, for whom Ray Road is named. He is the vice president of professional services for inData Corporation of Gilbert.