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

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

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

Sanda Clark: This Election is About Democracy or Fascism

Sanda Clark of Green Valley, the lone Democrat running in rural LD19, spoke at the October 24, 2022 meeting of Democrats of Greater Tucson. “To me, this election is not about Democrats or Republicans. In this election, the choice between democracy or autocracy and fascism, and we need to call Republican candidates for what they … 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