Young Democrat James Cerasia on Engaging Young Voters

Law student James Cerasia, who is the Chair of the Pima County Young Democrats Task Force, spoke at the Democrats of Greater Tucson meeting on October 31, 2022. At age 26, he described the challenges young voters face in finding a job, borrowing huge sums for college, being denied a home loan because of student debt, dealing with landlords who have inordinate power over tenants and losing personal and reproductive rights. James is running to be the Recording Secretary of the Pima County Democratic Party. He is in his final year of law school at the University of Arizona James [...]

By |2022-11-16T09:24:40-07:00November 8th, 2022|Arizona Politics, Democracy, Elections|

Adrian Fontes on Defeating Jan6er Oath Keeper Mark Finchem’s Election Lies

On the former party of Lincoln’s side, we have Trump Republican, a supporter of The Big Lie, and January 6th, 2021 participant, Mark Finchem. On the Democratic side, we have a former Marine, a subscriber to reality, and Maricopa County Recorder, Adrian Fontes. This article first appeared on the Blog for Arizona. In his first interview with Blog For Arizona since gaining the Democratic nomination, Mr. Fontes graciously sat down and discussed how he was going to prevail in the November elections and conduct himself in office. The questions and Mr. Fontes’ responses are below. 1) Please tell the voters at [...]

By |2022-09-08T13:39:46-07:00August 14th, 2022|Arizona Politics, Democracy, Elections, Secretary of State|

Mayors Gallego and Romero on What is At Stake in AZ’s 2022 Elections

Both Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego and Tucson Mayor Regina Romero know what is at stake in the 2022 elections as Arizona finds itself at the proverbial fork in the road where voters will decide whether to elect candidates and measures up and down the ballot that will take the Grand Canyon state backward or vote for individuals and propositions that will move us forward. Responding to a request for comment for this article, Mayor Gallego relayed: This article first appeared on the Blog for Arizona. “We have an incredibly important election coming up this November. No matter how you feel [...]

Democratic Candidates in the 2022 Primary

AZ GOVERNOR Katie Hobbs - US CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 6 Kirsten Engel - US SENATE Mark Kelly - AZ SECRETARY OF STATE Adrian Fontes - AZ ATTORNEY GENERAL Kris Mayes - AZ TREASURER Martin Quezada - AZ SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION Kathy Hoffman  - AZ CORPORATION COMMISSION (vote for 2) Sandra Kennedy - Lauren Kuby - State Representative LD18  Nancy Gutierrez 520-222-9969 Chris Mathis (520) 465-8290 State Senator LD18 Priya Sundareshan 520-344-3477 

By |2022-08-10T12:42:18-07:00July 10th, 2022|Democracy, Elections|

Kirsten Engel: Democracy, Reproductive Rights and Survival of the Planet are On the Ballot

Kirsten Engel, candidate for Congress in Tucson's CD6, delivered a frightening message at the June 6, 2022 meeting of Democrats of Greater Tucson. Following are her opening remarks: This midterm election in November is the most important election in our lifetimes. And this is not an exaggeration. Democracy is on the ballot. A woman's right to choose is on the ballot. The future of the planet is on the ballot. And quite frankly, whether we can protect democracy, a woman's right to choose and the planet, could all come down to who wins this congressional seat. This is now the [...]

By |2022-06-08T18:19:04-07:00June 6th, 2022|Arizona Politics, Democracy|
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