Guadalupe (Lupe) Arriola Campaign Collection (2009-2011) | University of North Texas Special Collections
Name: Guadalupe (Lupe) Arriola Campaign Collection (2009-2011)
Variant Name: Lupe Arriola
Fuller Form: Guadalupe Arriola
Historical Note: Guadalupe Arriola grew up in Los Angeles and received a bachelors degree in political science from Cal State University, Los Angeles, and a masters in public administration from the University of Southern California. She and her husband moved to Fort Worth in 1989 when they bought their first McDonald's franchise. At the time she ran her campaign for Fort Worth City Council, District 4 against Danny Scarth and Jeffrey Harris, the Arriola's owned three McDonald franchises. An April 15, 2009 article in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram states contributors to her campaign included Rep. Lon Burnam of Fort Worth and neigborhood activists such as Eva Bonilla, as well as friends from Los Angeles.
Fort Worth Star Telegram, April 15, 2009, p. 68.
Fort Worth Star Telegram, April 27, 2009, p. 3AA