Analyst Sam Almy: Democrats Won the Big Races Despite a Drop in Turnout

Data Analyst Sam Almy spoke at the 1-23-23 meeting of Democrats of Greater Tucson. Set of below are his slides and an edited transcript of his remarks.  Sam Almy: I have a few slides. I won’t be taking too much time here. But I want to go over what happened in Pima County and give … Read more

Ron Barber: Push Back on Election Violence

Ron Barber warned about election violence and disinformation at the October 17, 2022, meeting of Democrats of Greater Tucson. Former US House member Ron Barber is leading a cross-partisan initiative — the Democracy Resilience Network — to push back on election disinformation and violence targeting voters at the polls. “Our democracy is in serious danger, and these … Read more

It’s the Last Stand for Democracy

Come back, America. Stand up and speak out! Silence is tantamount to selling this country outright. It is our civic duty to vote, to come together and expose wrongdoing, to hold our leaders and controlling special interests accountable. I made my living as an ethical journalist for 20 years, and I resent right-wing lies and … Read more

Kirsten Engel Campaigns to Restore Abortion Rights in Congress

Siding with the majority of voters, Congressional candidate Kirsten Engel said she will work to restore reproductive rights. She is running for the open seat in Tucson’s Congressional District 6, and she spoke at the September 12, 2022, meeting of Democrats of Greater Tucson. “I am committed to guaranteeing women’s fundamental freedom,” she said. “It … Read more

Supervisor Rex Scott Targets Gun Pre-emption Law

Pima County Supervisor Rex Scott, representing District 1,  addressed critical topics in his talk to Democrats of Greater Tucson on August 23, 2022. Rex, a Democrat, was elected to represent District One in Tucson in 2020. Gun violence. Supervisor Scott is leading a challenge to the state law pre-empting local control of firearms. Taking a … Read more

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