About Jim

about jim

Jim Ross has spent decades serving his community and his country. As a former Marine, Arlington Police Officer, businessman, father and grandfather Jim has the strength and passion to serve this city well.

As an active and proud member of Arlington, Jim has served on the board of directors for the Arlington Police Foundation, the Greater Arlington Chamber of Commerce, the Margarita Society, Special Olympics, and the American Heart Association.





"I’ve lived in Arlington since 1954 and been friends with Jim for over 30 years. Jim is a good and decent man. Arlington will be better with Jim as Mayor."

Jerry Vennum

"Jim is the perfect candidate for Mayor of Arlington. His forward thinking will prove to be a major asset to our City."

Paul Fulks

"Jim Ross is very dedicated to the most prosperous outcomes for Arlington. He can empathize with what the citizens are looking for in leadership. I am excited to see what he will do!"

Jordon Street

"Jim Ross will continue Arlington's proud tradition of visionary mayors who work tirelessly to keep our city a great place to live, work and enjoy life."

Wayne Ogle

"Jim Ross is a selfless servant, brilliant attorney and successful businessman who is well qualified to lead Arlington."

Clay Kelley

"Jim is a wonderful father, grandfather and friend. I have found him to be fair, of sound judgment, committed and focused on his personal life as a family man, his thriving business ventures as well as his attention and service to the community."

Melissa Schlueter

"Jim Ross will be a good leader for Arlington by building on the good and working hard on the issues that need improvement. Jim Ross has my full support."

Ken Cox

"I have known Jim Ross for many years through our mutual work in the Greater Arlington Chamber of Commerce. I have found him to be genuine, forthright and above all, honest to a fault. My wife Becky and I will enthusiastically be voting for Jim Ross for Mayor!"

Kent Couch

"This good man, Marine veteran, businessman, attorney, will continue to lead us to the Dreams ALL our citizens deserve. He has my support and my vote."

Ignacio T. Nuñez M.D.

"Great choice to carry on the tradition of strong, capable Mayors to lead this Great City! Jim will 'grasp the torch' handed to him from our amazing Mayor Jeff Williams and lead Arlington through this next decade."

John McFarlane

"I have known Jim for many years. He is a straight shooter and exactly the sort of caring, servant leader, we need in Arlington."

Robert Blankenship

"Jim Ross is Arlington. He's a great guy, a community leader, military veteran, successful business man. Arlington would be lucky for Jim to represent us."

Aziz Kobty

"Arlington needs a strong leader. Jim Ross is just what we need to continue Arlington's growth!"

Maureen Maidlow

"Jim Ross continually demonstrates great care and leadership for the people of Arlington. I'm proud to endorse Jim Ross for Mayor of Arlington."

Carla Sue Worley

"Jim has lived a life of service, from the Marine Corps to the police department to the Chamber and charitable organizations helping our community. He understands how to lead in the business community, the courtroom and within the family. Arlington needs Jim."

Brenda Hayes

"Jim Ross is the most ethical and compassionate person I know. Through his experience in the military, law enforcement, and as a lawyer and entrepreneur, Jim has a heart of gold for the community."

Dwayne Lee

"I’ve known Jim Ross for years and have had the opportunity to serve with him on the Arlington Police Foundation Back-The-Blue Bash Committee since 2015. Jim’s love and commitment to this city is unwavering. He will be an excellent mayor!"

William Busy

"Jim is all about helping the community and giving equal opportunities to all the people he meets and works with! Always great to meet people in the community that care about Diversity and Inclusion."

Catalina Villegas



Doing Business in Arlington

It is important that entrepreneurs, developers, and businessman find Arlington a great place to do business.

Quality Education & Career Development

A strong and competitive Arlington workforce starts with a solid base of quality education

Expanding Transportation & Mitigating Traffic Congestion

With over 17,000,000 visitors a year to our entertainment district and a ever growing population, Arlington continues to struggle with traffic congestion and parking issues.

Public Health & Safety

As a former Arlington Police Officer, Jim knows firsthand what it is like to work the streets of Arlington.

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