Videos of Speakers at Democrats of Greater Tucson

To search, use Ctrl + F. Many thanks to Anne Simmons, our Video Production Editor, for editing the videos.  To candidates: If you are interested in speaking at a DGT meeting on Mondays at Noon, contact Program Director Mike Bryan via email: or phone (520) 425-5565. Please complete the Campaign Contact Information form.   Camaron Stevenson, Managing Editor of the Copper Courier, September 19, 2022 Kirsten Engel Campaigns to Restore Abortion Rights in Congress, September 12, 2022 Pima County Attorney Laura Conover, September 5, 2022 Supervisor Rex Scott Targets Gun Pre-emption Law, August 22, 2022 Councilman Kozachik on Water, Toxic Chemicals [...]

Save Democracy! Be a Petition Circulator Now

We need Circulators. We have less than a month to collect the remaining signatures on our six different referenda. We are currently at about 10% of our goal in Southern Arizona, and the rate of return is increasing dramatically. The number of signatures increased by 79% in this past week. We need to recruit more circulators and create more tabling opportunities as quickly as possible. Please step up and help with this effort. Help put the three most egregious voter suppression bills, the three tax giveaways to the rich, and the initiative to make dark money transparent on the 2020 [...]

By |2021-08-23T16:40:33-07:00August 23rd, 2021|Education, Referendum|

Why You Should Sign All the Petitions

Have you seen volunteers carrying the six referendum petitions and the one initiative petition? All seven of these petitions are nonpartisan. Many thanks to the Democrats of Oro Valley for compiling this detailed information. If the new bills that they target go into law, all Arizona citizens will be adversely affected: AZ will lose almost $2 billion annuallySales taxes are raised to plug the shortfallServices may be cut by local governments and school boardsLegal voters will be purged from the early voter list and don’t receive their mail-in ballotsCounty election officials can’t use grant money to cover election shortfallsAn identifier is placed on your ballotThe [...]

By |2021-08-23T16:57:08-07:00August 23rd, 2021|Referendum|

Terry Goddard: Sign the Petition to Stop Dark Money

Former Attorney General Terry Goddard called on Arizonans to sign petitions to put the Stop Dark Money initiative on the 2022 ballot. Speaking at the August 2, 2021, meeting of Democrats of Greater Tucson, he said, "Dark money is a major threat to our democracy. You have no idea who the folks are paying for a political ad and you can't evaluate the message, because you don't know who the real messenger is." "So let's get rid of it. Let's put it all out in the open and make clear who it is that's behind the political ads," he said. [...]

By |2021-08-05T12:52:37-07:00August 4th, 2021|Referendum|

Protest Trump by Signing 7 Petitions for Voter Rights and Education

Trump will be visiting Phoenix on July 24th, so let’s get together at the Pima County Democratic headquarters and sign seven petitions to show him that we will never stop fighting to protect our democracy. Take action with us this Saturday from 3-5 pm at the PCDP Headquarters at 4639 E 1st St, Tucson, AZ 85711. We will have petitions available to sign and circulate, including 6 referenda to keep the following bills from becoming laws: SB1485 ► Changes the Permanent Early Voting List (PEVL) to Active Early Voting List (AEVL). Purges AEVL periodically. Notices would be sent to people [...]

By |2021-07-23T13:01:33-07:00July 23rd, 2021|Local Activism, Referendum|
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