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

Drinking Democratically Happy Hour

Brother John's Barbecue 1801 N Stone Ave., Tucson, AZ, United States

Join us at Brother John’s Beer, Bourbon & BBQ’s Bourbon Lounge Wednesday, Nov 16, 4-6 pm for our Drinking Democratically Happy Hour. RSVP HERE. 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

Analyzing the Election with Pima County Supervisor Rex Scott

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Pima County Supervisor Rex Scott, a Democrat, was elected to represent District One in 2020. The district, representing Marana, Casa Adobes, Oro Valley, and the Catalina Foothills, had reliably voted for Republicans in recent decades. In 1991, Supervisor Scott moved to Pima County to take a position teaching social studies at Flowing Wells Junior High ... Read more

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Data Analyst Sam Almy Explains the 2022 Election

Our speaker Sam Almy, a Data Analyst with Uplift Campaign, will discuss how and why Arizona voters turned a widely misreported 'red wave' into a 'blue tide' that gave AZDems most of the statewide offices, including the US Senate. Sam will give insights into who turned out, who didn't, and who crossed the aisle and who ... Read more

Annual Meeting and Officer Elections

Democrats of Greater Tucson will hold its Annual Meeting and Election of Officers on December 5 at Noon. If you are a paid-up member, we will email you a link to join our meeting and election on Zoom. This will be our last meeting of 2022. We'll be back with new speakers in January. The deadline to nominate ... Read more