Erick Frederick, in response to an Arizona Republic candidate questionnaire, said the biggest challenge facing Phoenix in the next five years is fiscal responsibility.
Erick Frederick sites in his response that there is a systemic risk to the pension system.
In August 2010, Eric Frederick was relieved of more than $130,000 in debt, including student loans, as part of a U.S. Bankruptcy Court filing in Case No. 2:10-BK-09279-CGC. In that filing, Frederick stated he and his spouse had $51,000 in 2008 wages and $91,000 in 2009 wages.
That aside, Frederick either loaned his City Council campaign or donated personal funds totaling $6,705, as stated on his August 2, 2011, and June 30, 2011 campaign finance reports on file with the Phoenix City Clerk.
· He failed to vote in both the 2006 State and County Primary and General Elections.
· He failed to vote in the 2010 State and County Primary Elections.
· He failed to vote in the 2007 and 2009 Phoenix City Elections.
· Is Eric Frederick on another job-hoping expedition?
· If Eric Frederick was bankrupt and needed relief in late 2010, how did he manage to put in more than $6,000 of his own money into his city council race?
· Eric Frederick is staking claim to being a fiscally responsible person, yet he was unable to resolve a minor traffic ticket in a timely manner, forcing a court to issue a Failure To Appear and suspending his driver’s license.
· Eric Frederick claims in one information disclosure that his bankruptcy is due to medical bills for his child, but in his Federal Bankruptcy Court filing is there no mention of medical bills or debts.
· Eric Frederick’s own job and voting history, along with multiple moves around the Valley since arriving in 2005 begs the question as to his own stability, along with a short history of living in Phoenix. Is Eric Frederick ready to represent a growing city council district after only a brief time here?
· Eric Frederick raises questions about city pensions, but has made no statement that he would decline the elected officials’ pension which is the most costly contribution pension of any city position. Would Eric Frederick give up the pension?