Republican Congressman Adam Kinzinger Endorses Adrian Fontes

Members of the sane wing of the Republican Party are deciding to throw their support to Democrats in Arizona in the 2022 elections because they cannot stomach the election denialism and Anti-Democracy strain of the extremely dangerous MAGA Trumpists. Today, Illinois Representative and January 6, 2022, Committee Member Adam Kinzinger, recognizing the danger Mark Finchem poses for Democracy and the Republic in Arizona and across the country, has endorsed Democrat Adrian Fontes for Secretary of State. https://twitter.com/Adrian_Fontes/status/1579825051733327874 Representative Kinzinger is right. First published on Blog for Arizona. "Those who are responsible for the violence on January 6th and [...]

By |2022-10-11T13:15:30-07:00October 11th, 2022|Secretary of State|

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|

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: mbryan@gmail.com 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 [...]

A Fundraiser Honoring Hon. Katie Hobbs, Candidate for Governor

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By |2022-02-17T17:14:13-07:00February 17th, 2022|Secretary of State|

Andy Biggs Made Talonya Adams a Victim – Not Katie Hobbs

Letter to Talonya Adams. Dear Ms. Adams, You were done an injustice. The courts have established that your pay was sexually discriminatory and you were wrongly terminated, and the jury has done what they could to rectify that wrong. But you are making an error: Katie Hobbs did not discriminate against you, and is not the cause of the injustice that was done to you. Secretary Hobbs took responsibility for her part in firing you – for cause – but she had no intent to retaliate against you. The court found there was a lack of sufficient procedure in place to document and escalate the causes [...]

By |2021-11-25T07:49:58-07:00November 25th, 2021|Secretary of State|

Andy Biggs Made Talonya Adams a Victim – Not Katie Hobbs

Letter to Talonya Adams, Dear Ms. Adams, You were done an injustice. The courts have established that your pay was sexually discriminatory and you were wrongly terminated, and the jury has done what they could to rectify that wrong. Talonya Adams is an African American attorney who was fired for cause from her job as a policy adviser for the state Senate in 2015. Today she is falsely accusing Secretary of State Katie Katie Hobbs of sex discrimination in the firing, even though Secretary Hobbs did not set her pay, nor her conditions of employment, nor the procedures to hire [...]

By |2021-11-24T13:51:49-07:00November 24th, 2021|Secretary of State|

Adrian Fontes, Candidate for Secretary of State, Will Make Voting Easier

By Maria Parsons Secretary of State candidate Adrian Fontes said he will put online the now-laborious process of gathering signatures for public initiatives. This will alleviate the ordeal of getting hundreds of thousands of signatures in a short time period during the sweltering summer. Instead, voters will be able to sign a petition for an initiative online. He spoke at the October 25, 2021, meeting of Democrats of Greater Tucson. "I would put all petition gathering online," he said, explaining that it would be a secure way to ensure voters can have their voices heard. He also listed automatic voter [...]

By |2021-10-30T14:43:26-07:00October 28th, 2021|Secretary of State|

Democracy is on the Line in 2022, says Reginald Bolding for Secretary of State

  "Right now in the world has enough politicians and we need more leaders, and right now in this moment, democracy, absolutely is on the line," said Rep. Reginald Bolding, who is running for Secretary of State. He spoke at the September 20, 2021 meeting of Democrats of Greater Tucson. "We absolutely need people that can provide confidence, not only to Democrats but to independents and Republicans." "Right now we have the largest Democratic caucus since 1966. There are 31 republicans in the house and 29 Democrats. So when I sit down and I negotiate with the government or sit [...]

By |2021-09-22T17:25:11-07:00September 22nd, 2021|Secretary of State|

Governor Candidate Katie Hobbs says the Maricopa Fraudit is “a Sham”

Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs said she will issue a damning report about the Maricopa County election fraudit within two weeks. "This is nothing more than a grift and a sham," she said at the July 26, 2021 meeting of Democrats of Greater Tucson. Her office has hired independent election observers since May 24 to visit the Maricopa fraudit and write their daily observations. "We are going to be coming out with a report in the next couple of weeks that really encapsulates all of that. Look, no matter what they come up with, this isn't a real audit [...]

By |2021-10-13T09:03:15-07:00July 27th, 2021|Governor, Secretary of State|

As Arizona Secretary of State, Reginald Bolding wants People to Vote without Intimidation

Arizona State House Democratic Leader Reginald Bolding has dedicated his professional life to helping people, first as a special education instructor in the Roosevelt Elementary School District, then as a clinical instructor to young teachers at Arizona State University. Today, Rep. Bolding (D-LD27) is the House Democratic Leader in the Arizona State Legislature. A committed voting rights activist who has helped create organizations that have increased voter turnout in Arizona, Bolding has decided to run for Arizona Secretary of State. While in the Legislature, Bolding has supported measures to: Fully fund education. Expand KidsCare for poor children needing health care. [...]

By |2021-07-18T18:36:40-07:00July 18th, 2021|Secretary of State|
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