Yolanda Bejarano and Steve Gallardo, the Candidates for Arizona Dems Chair, Outline their Plans to Keep Arizona Blue

Democrats of Greater Tucson presented Arizona Democratic Party (ADP)candidates for party chair, at DGT’s January 16, 2023, meeting. ADP will select a new Chairperson to replace outgoing Chair Senator Raquel Téran on Jan. 28th in a general party meeting in which delegates will select the ’23-’24 Chairperson. The leadership of the ADP and the ADLCC … Read more

Pima Recorder Gabriella Cázares-Kelly Details How to Run an Election

Pima County Recorder Gabriella Cázares-Kelly outlined the services her office provides, speaking at the January 9, 2023, meeting of Democrats of Greater Tucson.<br>Click to see the slides:<br><iframe src=”https://www.slideshare.net/slideshow/embed_code/key/G5pibtGBOZv9Sc?hostedIn=slideshare&page=upload” width=”476″ height=”400″ frameborder=”0″ marginwidth=”0″ marginheight=”0″ scrolling=”no”> Pima County has 705,072 registered voters, and 480,321 voters on the Active Early Voting List (who vote by mail). Exactly 82.45% … Read more

The Benefits of Ranked Choice Voting by Jon Ralston of Voter Choice Arizona

Jon Ralson of Voter Choice Arizona explained the reasons in favor of ranked-choice voting, speaking at the December 19, 2022, meeting of Democrats of Greater Tucson. Thank you to Chris DeYoung for editing the video below. Jon’s slides: Instead of picking just one candidate, Ranked Choice Voting lets you rank multiple candidates in  the order … Read more

Data Analyst Sam Almy Recaps the 2022 Early Vote

Sam Almy, the former Voter File Manager with the Arizona Democratic Party, addressed Democrats of Greater Tucson on November 28. 2022. Today Sam is a Data Strategist with Uplift Campaigns, working with all progressive candidates in Congressional, statewide, Legislative, county, municipal, and school board candidates. Video Slides

Pima Supervisor Rex Scott Analyzes the 2022 Election

Rex Scott, the Pima County Supervisor from District 1, spoke at the Democrats of Greater Tucson meeting on November 21, 2022. Following is an edited transcript of his remarks. Highlights: Need more DCCC support Democrats really benefitted from multi-candidate GOP primaries for Governor, United States Senator, secretary of State and Attorney General. In each one … Read more

Hilarious Editorial Cartoonist David Fitzsimmons Skewers the MAGA Candidates

Cartoonist and Editorial Writer for The Arizona Daily Star, Fitz spoke at the November 14, 2022, meeting of Democrats of Greater Tucson. He is syndicated to more than 700 news publications. He has been an Editorial Cartoonist and Writer for the Star since 1986. Known as the “Fastest draw west of the Potomac,” he also … Read more

Catherine Ripley: How Pima Community College is Adapting to Dramatic Shifts in the World

Catherine Ripley, the Chair of the Pima County Community College governing board, spoke at Democrats of Greater Tucson on November 7, 2022. She spotlighted dramatic changes, like the decline in high school graduations, college enrollment and the birth rate. Today’s graduates want an education to get a job now.  With the average cost of college … Read more