Chris Mathis Sounds the Alarm in the Race for State House in LD18

Chris Mathis, running for the AZ House in LD18, spoke at the Democrats of Greater Tucson meeting on July 25, 2022. Here are highlights of Chris’s talk: I got involved in this in the fall when I was alarmed by threats to reproductive rights. I am way past alarmed at this point. For the first time in US history, we’re in a situation where the United States Supreme Court has taken away a right that we had in this country for 50 years. And many of us feared it was coming. It’s hard to get used to the fact that we live [...]

By |2022-07-31T14:57:15-07:00July 30th, 2022|State Representative|

Stephanie Stahl Hamilton for AZ House in LD21

Stephanie Stahl Hamilton is a member of the Arizona State Senate representing old District 10. She spoke to Democrats of Greater Tucson on July 18, 2022. She is running for the Arizona House of Representatives election to represent the new District 21. 00:00 DGT Logo 00:04 Stephanie Stahl Hamilton for the Arizona House in LD21 00:08 Welcome to the DGT 00:16 Introduction to Stephanie Stahl Hamilton for the Arizona House in LD21 01:20 Stephanie Stahl Hamilton Remarks 10:57 Q&A 48:24 Closing remarks and how to contact Stephanie Stahl Hamilton @ She identified four topics on which she will concentrate. [...]

By |2022-07-23T13:54:20-07:00July 23rd, 2022|State Representative|

Akanni Oyegbola for state House in LD21

Mallory Riegger is DGT's volunteer video editor and a Precinct Committee Person in LD18. 00:00 DGT Logo 00:04 Mission 4 Arizona 00:08 Welcome to the DGT 00:15 Introduction to Akanni Oyegbola for the Arizona House in LD21 01:08 Akanni Oyegbola Remarks 07:39 Q&A 26:37 Contact Akanni Oyegbola at Akanni says: “I am Akanni Oyegbola and It’s been the honor of my life to serve South Tucson as a City Councilor and former Acting Mayor. With this being the final year of my term, I have decided to run for state office. As a candidate for the House of Representative [...]

By |2022-07-17T07:35:15-07:00July 17th, 2022|State Representative|

Stephanie Stahl Hamilton Will Tackle the Environment and Water in New LD18

Stephanie Stahl Hamilton has had a very busy first two years at the State Legislature. Elected as a State House member in Legislative District (LD) 10 in 2020, she moved to the State Senate after being appointed there in 2021. In her time in both chambers, she built relationships with legislators from both political parties. She hopes to use that networking to achieve legislative breakthroughs in education, protecting the water supply, and protecting LGBTQ and women’s rights as a new House member in the new LD 21. Senator Hamilton graciously took the time to discuss her candidacy for the State House. [...]

By |2022-07-14T19:58:23-07:00July 14th, 2022|State Representative|

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. How to Talk to Voters with Evynn Bronson and Anna Smith of Mission for Arizona, July 7, 2022 Consuelo Hernandez for AZ Rep. in LD21 and also School Board, June 27, 2022. Democratic Strategist Rachel Bitecofer, June 20, 2022 Schoolteacher Nathan Davis for State House LD18, June 13, 2022 [...]

Consuelo Hernandez for AZ Rep. in LD21 and also School Board

Many thanks to our volunteer Mallory Riggier, a Precinct Committee Person in LD18, for editing DGT's videos. 00:00 DGT Logo 00:04 Democratic Candidate for Arizona House in LD 21 Consuelo Hernandez 00:08 Introduction to Democratic Candidate Consuelo Hernandez 01:19 Democratic Candidate Consuelo Hernandez Remarks 05:53 Q&A Consuelo Hernandez is running for Arizona House in LD21. She also plans to remain the President of the Sunnyside Union School District School Board, because a gang of Republican Trumpers is running to wreak havoc with the school curriculum. As Arizona tilts further right, she and her Mexican-American Jewish siblings are pushing back. Her [...]

By |2022-06-28T18:36:10-07:00June 28th, 2022|State Representative|

Schoolteacher Nathan Davis for State House LD18

Video editing by Mallory Riegger. Nathan Davis, a candidate for Arizona State House representing LD18, spoke at the June 13 meeting of Democrats of Greater Tucson. Nathan is a Democrat who will stand up in the AZ House of Representatives to: Reinvest in public education: bring per-pupil funding from the current $8,600 to the national average of $13,200; create a universal pre-school program for all three- and four-year-old children in Arizona. Fight for bills that combat climate change: conserve our water resources and support practices that use water more efficiently in homes, manufacturing, and agriculture; invest in renewable energy generation, distributed storage, and [...]

By |2022-06-15T22:23:03-07:00June 15th, 2022|State Representative|

Rep. Andres Cano Charts a Progressive Plan for LD20

Rep. Andrés Cano is running for re-election in 2022 in the new Legislative District 20. He has served in the Arizona House of Representatives since 2019. He addressed the May 30, 2022, meeting of Democrats of Greater Tucson. Jump to a specific point in the video: 00:00 DGT Logo 00:04 State Rep. Andres Cano's 5-Point Platform for LD 20 00:08 Welcome to Democrats of Greater Tucson meeting by President Larry Bodine 00:15 Introduction to State Rep. Andres Cano 01:12 State Rep. Andres Cano 19:30 Q&A Andres' platform focuses on: Economic Recovery: Fight for a living wage, ​advocate for rental, mortgage, [...]

By |2022-06-09T23:21:26-07:00June 9th, 2022|State Representative|

Nancy Gutierrez for State House in LD18

Candidate Nancy Gutierrez addressed the May 23, 2022, meeting of Democrats of Greater Tucson. Nancy has taught yoga at Tucson High for 9 years. She was the Physical Education Department Chair for five years and is currently on the Safety Committee at Tucson High Magnet School.       Nancy’s platform: Ensure that Arizona sets public education, teachers, and students as a priority. Fight for all women to have reproductive freedom and care. Never allow guns on any campus and close loopholes for sales at gun shows. She is a member of Moms Demand Action. Nancy was President of the Tucson National Organization [...]

By |2022-05-23T20:58:46-07:00May 23rd, 2022|State Representative|

Put the Surplus into Public Education, say LD16 Candidates Keith Seaman and Taylor Kerby

Democratic LD16 Candidates Taylor Kerby and Keith Seaman argued forcefully that the state's $5 Billion surplus should be plowed into the public school budgets. They spoke at the April 25, 2022 meeting of Democrats of Greater Tucson. Keith Seaman is from Casa Grande and seeks a seat in the state House. He is Vice President of the Coolidge Unified District School Board and a delegate to the Arizona School Board Association. Keith Seaman Facebook: Seaman4house16 email: Twitter: Instagram: seamanhouse16web Taylor Kerby teaches 6th Grade at the Grande Innovation Academy in Casa Grande. A lifelong Arizonan, Taylor graduated [...]

By |2022-04-30T14:04:56-07:00April 25th, 2022|Education, Elections, State Representative, State Senator|
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