Jonathon Hill, Candidate for AZ Corporation Commission

Website: https://www.votehillaz.comNomination Petition: https://go.azsos.gov/q4nhClean Elections $5 Contribution: https://go.azsos.gov/q66rCampaign Seed Funding: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/jhill4az Transcript Hello everybody. I’m Michael Bryan. I am the first chair and program director of the Democrats of Greater Tucson. I’m hosting this meeting today because our president Larry Bodine’s out of town. Democrats of Greater Tucson is a nonprofit organization that exists in … Read more

Kirsten Engel Emerges as the Frontrunner in the Race to Succeed Ann Kirkpatrick in Congress

State Senator Kirsten Engel claimed the title of the front-runner in the race to succeed Ann Kirkpatrick in what is now Arizona Congressional District Two. Supported by many endorsements, she’s running on popular issues such as ensuring Arizona’s water supply, protecting reproductive freedom, and supporting voting rights. Now that Dr. Randy Friese has dropped out … Read more

Lauren Kuby Will Fight Special Interests at the Arizona Corporation Commission

Democrats have made gains on the Arizona Corporation Commission over the last two election cycles. In 2018, Sandra Kennedy re-took a seat she had previously held on the Commission. Former Tolleson Mayor Anna Tovar won a seat in 2020. (Former Commissioner Bill Mundell, a former Republican turned Democrat, came close to winning as well.) Former … Read more

Rep. Daniel Hernandez Calls for Progressive Action in Run for Congress

State Rep. Daniel Hernandez (D-LD2) is running for Congress in Tucson’s CD2. The district is 27% Latino but has never had a Latino member of Congress, he pointed out at the September 30, 2021 meeting of Democrats of Greater Tucson. In the past, Hernandez ran the national Latino outreach program at Planned Parenthood and aims … Read more

Supervisor Rex Scott Recaps Challenges of First 7 Months in Office

Pima County Supervisor Rex Scott took office in January, at the height of the Covid pandemic, and immediately had to confront issues regarding evictions, childhood education, county roads, affordable housing, redistricting, and higher water prices. Speaking at the LD9 meeting on August 24, 2021, he recounted how he solved most of the issues. The hot … Read more

Assessor Suzanne Droubie Fights to Use Bilingual Forms and Website

Video Editing by Anne Simons. Pima County Assessor Suzanne Droubie pledge to fight to make the office’s forms and website bilingual. Droubie, who spoke at the August 9, 2021 meeting of Democrats of Greater Tucson, that the state Department of Revenue told her all documents must be in English. Article 28 of the Arizona state … Read more

LD2 Representative Daniel Hernandez Aims for Congress in Tucson’s CD2

Arizona Representative Daniel Hernandez (D-LD2) states he has always wanted to help people since he was a small child. First, he wanted to help people by training in the medical profession. Later, the influence of former House Representative Gabby Giffords steered him toward assisting others through public service. Since 2017, Hernandez has served the people of … Read more

Mark Finchem Has a Lot of Explaining to Do About January 6

Do you know where your Arizona state representative was on January 6, 2021, when Trumpist domestic terrorists attempted an insurrection and stormed the Nation’s Capitol? The people who reside in LD 11 may be surprised to know that one of their state representatives, Mark Finchem apparently was closer to the attack than he professed to … Read more

Andres Portela Aims to be a New Progressive Voice to the Tucson City Council

If elected to serve on Ward Six of the Tucson City Council, Andres Portela pledges “To give voice and power to those who have been neglected by the status quo because this is our home!” Furthermore, he envisions: “With housing becoming increasingly unaffordable and neighborhoods being left out of important discussions; we can’t keep waiting … Read more

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