Rep. Pam Powers Hannley Explains all 10 Propositions on the Ballot

The list of 10 propositions on our ballots can feel overwhelming, but they are critical to shaping our state. The wording of some propositions is obscure or deceptive. Arizona House member Pam Powers Hannley (D-LD9) will cut through the confusion, as she recently did when The Arizona Ground Game (TAGG) hosted Speed Dating the Ballot Propositions. ... Read more

Push Back on Election Violence and Disinformation with former Congressman Ron Barber

Photo by Chris DeYoung Former US House member Ron Barber is leading a cross-partisan initiative -- the Democracy Resilience Network -- to push back on election disinformation and violence targeting voters at the polls. "Our democracy is in serious danger, and these networks will help restore trust and confidence in our elections," Barber says. "We ... Read more

Join us at Happy Hour

Join us at Brother John's Beer, Bourbon & BBQ's Bourbon Lounge October 19th, 4-6 pm for our Drinking Democratically Happy Hour. RSVP at Join us for the camaraderie with the Democrats of Greater Tucson. It’s a wonderful opportunity to talk with and enjoy the company of fellow Democrats. Invite your friends! We have space ... Read more

Public Forum on Election Security and Integrity

Catalina High School 3645 E Pima Street, Tucson, AZ, United States

On Thursday, Oct. 20, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., the nonpartisan Arizona Democracy Resilience Network — in partnership with the Arizona Daily Star, the Citizens Clean Elections Commission, and Tucson Unified School District — is holding a public forum at the Catalina High School Auditorium, 3645 E. Pima St., Tucson. Voters can also view the forum on Zoom: The forum, entitled “Trusting Our ... Read more

Middle East Expert on Divisive Politics and American Diplomacy

At a critical time for our nation and the world, the Tucson Great Decisions Association will present a Zoom program, “Divisive Politics and American Diplomacy.” It features one of our favorite speakers, former ambassador David Dunford, and audience participation is encouraged. The program will be on Friday, October 21st at 2 PM. Registration for the ... Read more

Sanda Clark for LD19 House: I Lived in a Dictatorship, like the MAGAs Want

Sanda Clark of Green Valley, a Democrat who is running for Arizona House in rural LD19, spent her first 14 years under the dictatorship in Romania. She was told by the repressive government what to read, what classes to take and how to vote. The secret police arrested anybody who spoke out. Spies were everywhere ... Read more

Young Dem James Cerasia: The View of Young Voters

James Cerasia will describe how young voters view politics and will identify public issues that matter to them. A member of Generation Z, who were born between 1996 and 2012, he doesn't view politics as older Baby Boomers and Millennials see it. People in his generation are facing: • Failing public high schools • Barriers to ... Read more

Catherine Ripley: Higher Education Must Face a New Reality

Public education in Arizona has been crippled. The Republican state legislature took $1 billion away from K-12 public schools and used it to expand school vouchers to benefit religious schools and home-schooling. Arizona public schools are the worst in the nation in terms of per-pupil funding, teacher salaries and graduation rate. Republicans even enacted a ... Read more

March with Tanque Verde Democrats in Veterans Day Parade

Join the Tanque Verde Democrats to march in the Veterans Day Parade organized by Morgan McDermott, American Legion Post 7. This year's theme is Honor. "We are marching to thank our veterans for their service and sacrifice, to show our gratitude and support, and to honor them for their service," said Pat Wiedhopf, Chair of ... Read more

David Fitzsimmons, AZ Star Editorial Cartoonist

David Fitzsimmons is 67 and should know better. Cartoonist and Editorial Writer for The Arizona Daily Star, Fitz is syndicated to more than 700 news publications -- which is timely since there are only 700 newspapers left in the world at this time. A Pulitzer Finalist in 1988, his award-winning cartoons have drawn fire and ... Read more