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


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


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 presents Eric Robbins, the New Pima County Democratic Chair


Pima County Democratic Party precinct committee persons elected a new Chairperson and executive officers on December 10th. New PCDP Chair Eric Robbins will speak to our members about their plans for the next electoral cycle. Please register in advance for this event: Eric Robbins, new PCDP Chair. The new PCDP executive committee includes the following: ... Read more

Old Pueblo Holiday Radio Show

Rialto Theater 318 E Congress St., Tucson, AZ, United States

The Old Pueblo Holiday Radio Show featuring David Fitzsimmons and the Arroyo Cafe Players is back! Fitz brought hilarity to DGT's Nov. 14 meeting. Check out the must-see video at Hilarious Editorial Cartoonist David Fitzsimmons Skewers the MAGA Candidates Tucson’s favorite old-time variety show is a fundraiser for Planned Parenthood and Southern Arizona’s American Heart Association. The show will also feature will feature our rockin’ ... Read more