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 [...]

As State Senator in New LD18, Priya Sundareshan will Secure our Water Supply

Priya Sundareshan, a candidate for State Senator in New LD18, spoke at the DGT meeting, on April 21, 2022. She is a law professor at the University of Arizona and the Director of the Natural Resource Use and Management Clinic at the University of Arizona. She appreciates the importance of making science-based decisions, especially to preserve the environment. Earlier, she was an attorney at the Environmental Defense Fund in Washington, D.C., where she advocated for sustainable federal fisheries management. Edited transcript Priya Sundareshan: I'm very excited to be talking to you as today's speaker. I know I've met many of [...]

By |2022-04-28T11:39:24-07:00April 27th, 2022|State Senator|

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|

Rep. Morgan Abraham’s Offense and Defense Strategy

The Republican Arizona Legislature is passing anti-voting laws, banning parental family planning, and destroying public education. Accordingly, Rep. Morgan Abraham -- a candidate for state Senate in LD18 -- devised an offense and defense strategy. He spoke at the April 11, 2021, meeting of Democrats of Greater Tucson. Abbreviated video (11 minutes) Full length meeting video Larry Bodine: Hello and welcome to today's Democrats of Greater Tucson meeting. My name is Larry Bodine, and I will be your host today. First, let me introduce our speaker, and that would be Democrat Morgan Abraham. Morgan is an Arizona House of Representatives [...]

By |2022-04-16T13:09:08-07:00April 13th, 2022|State Representative, State Senator|

Stephanie Stahl Hamilton Moves to the Senate in 10 Months

Stephanie Stahl Hamilton was elected to an LD 10 (Tucson) State House seat in the Arizona Legislature in November 2020. She was sworn into office in January 2021. As a member of the State House, she has voted for: Additional funding for childcare services. Grants for broadband services. Emergency shelter beds for the homeless. Protecting the Permanent Early Voting List and Voter Rights. Fully funding the Proposition 208-Invest in Ed account. Public safety during the Coronavirus. Not allowing people to enter school grounds with a firearm. With the resignation of State Senator Kirsten Engel (who is running for Congress), Representative Stahl [...]

By |2021-10-31T16:38:52-07:00October 31st, 2021|State Senator|

Dems Must Flip the Legislature, says LD10’s Stephanie Stahl Hamilton in Senate Run

"We cannot begin to enact laws that are going to protect our state waterways and art clean up our forests and address climate change unless we flip at least one chamber in our legislature and grab the governor's seat," declared Rep. Stephanie Stahl Hamilton, speaking at the September 13, 2021 meeting of Democrats of Greater Tucson. Hamilton was elected State Representative from LD10 in 2020, and today she is running for the State Senate seat in LD10, formerly occupied by Kirsten Engel. Hamilton is: One of the most progressive legislators in Arizona, according to Progress Arizona.The Regional Lead for Save Our [...]

By |2021-09-15T11:51:39-07:00September 14th, 2021|Elections, State Senator|
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