Past Speakers

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The Benefits of Ranked Choice Voting by Jon Ralston of Voter Choice Arizona, December 19, 2022

Data Analyst Sam Almy Recaps the 2022 Early Vote, November 28, 2022

Pima Supervisor Rex Scott Analyzes the 2022 Election, November 21, 2022

Hilarious Editorial Cartoonist David Fitzsimmons Skewers the MAGA Candidates, November 14, 2022

Catherine Ripley: How Pima Community College is Adapting to Dramatic Shifts in the World, November 7, 2022

Young Democrat James Cerasia on Engaging Young Voters, October 31, 2022

Sanda Clark: This Election is About Democracy or Fascism, October 24, 2022

Ron Barber: Push Back on Election Violence, October 17, 2022

Rep. Pam Powers Hannley Explains all 10 Propositions on the Ballot, October 10, 2022

Re-Elect Tom O’Halleran to US Congress, CD2, October 3, 2022.

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 and Recycling, August 15, 2022

Arizona Agenda Newsletter Writers Examine Arizona Candidates, August 8, 2022

As Arizona Treasurer, Martin Quezada Will Invest in Affordable Housing, Water Supply and Public Schools, August 1, 2022

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense at the, July 27, 2022.

Chris Mathis Sounds the Alarm in the Race for State House in LD18, July 25, 2022.

Stephanie Stahl Hamilton for AZ House in LD21, July 18, 2022

Akanni Oyegbola for state House in LD21, July 11, 2022

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

Kirsten Engel: Democracy, Reproductive Rights and Survival of the Planet are On the Ballot, June 6, 2022

Rep. Andres Cano Charts a Progressive Plan for LD20, May 30, 2022

Nancy Gutierrez for State House in LD18, May 23, 2022

Charlie Verdin for AZ House in LD18, May 16, 2022

Avery Anderson for Congress in Tucson’s CD6, May 9, 2022

State Rep. Daniel Hernandez for Congress in Tucson’s CD6, May 2, 2022

 Put the Surplus into Public Education, say LD16 Candidates Keith Seaman and Taylor Kerby, April 25, 2022

 As State Senator in New LD18, Priya Sundareshan will Secure our Water Supply, April 18, 2022

 Rep. Morgan Abraham’s Offense and Defense Strategy, April 11, 2022

 Video: LD17 Candidates Brian Radford & Dana Allmond for State Rep. & Mike Nickerson for State Senate, April 4, 2022

 Data Analyst Sam Almy Describes How to Keep Arizona Blue, March 31, 2022

 Sen. Victoria Steele will bring Compassion as a Justice of the Peace, March 28, 2022

 Superintendent Dustin Williams Sounds Alarm on Republican Attacks Against AZ Education, March 14, 2022

 Pima Recorder Gabriella Cázares-Kelly on Voting Improvements, March 7, 2022

 Pima Supervisor Adelita Grijalva is Fighting for Gun Safety, February 28, 2022

 HEAR: Supervisor Rex Scott holds forth on Roads, Vote Centers and Gun Safety, February 21, 2022

 Terry Goddard: Sign the Petition to End Dark Money, February 14, 2020

 Supervisor Matt Heinz Blasts Gov. Ducey and Supervisor Christy for Allowing 27,000 Deaths from Covid, February 7, 2022.

 Laura Conover, Pima County Attorney, Illustrates Accomplishments in 2021 Annual Report, January 31, 2022

 Sheriff Nanos on Rethinking the Role of Law Enforcement, January 24, 2022

 Jonathan Hill for AZ Corporation Commission, January 17, 2022

 Diego Rodriguez for Arizona Attorney General, January 10, 2022


 Lauren Kuby for Arizona Corporation Commissioner, December 6, 2021

 Bob McWhirter, Candidate for Attorney General, Vows to Protect Reproductive Rights, November 29, 2021

 Sandra Kennedy Pushes for Clean Energy on the Arizona Corporation Commission, November 22, 2021

 Video & Transcript: Chris Mathis for State House in LD9, November 15, 2021

 Kathy Hoffman, seeking Re-election as AZ School Superintendent, Overcomes Major Challenges, November 8, 2021

 Democracy is Hanging in the Balance, says Attorney General Candidate Kris Mayes, November 1, 2021

 Adrian Fontes, Candidate for Secretary of State, Will Make Voting Easier, October 28th, 2021

 Aaron Lieberman for Governor: “We Can Have Great Schools and a Great Economy” October 18, 2021

 Covid, Fentanyl, and Syphilis are Pressing Issues for Pima Director of Health, Theresa Cullen, October 11, 2021

Nathan Davis for LD9 House Focuses on Education, Climate and Abortion  October 6, 2021

Democracy is on the Line in 2022, says Reginald Bolding for Secretary of State, September 20, 2021

Dems Must Flip the Legislature, says LD10’s Stephanie Stahl Hamilton in Senate Run, September 13, 2021

Rep. Daniel Hernandez Calls for Progressive Action in Run for Congress, August 30, 2021

 Luci Messing and David Lujan: Overturn New Tax Laws that Gut Education, August 23, 2021

 Councilman Richard Fimbres on the Renaissance of Ward 5, August 16, 2021

 Assessor Suzanne Droubie Fights to Use Bilingual Forms and Website, August 9, 2021

 Terry Goddard Aims to Stop Dark Money in Arizona Elections, August 2, 2021

Secretary of State Katie Hobbs for Arizona Governor, July 26, 2021

 Dr. Randy Friese on the 2021 AZ House Session and Running for Congress, July 19, 2021

 Rep. Andres Cano Demands a Justice Department Investigation of the Fraudit, July 12, 2021

 Miranda Lopez: Redistricting is #1 Challenge for Democrats, July 5, 2021

 LD10 Chair Diane Nevill: How to Organize to Elect Democrats, June 28, 2021

 Marco Lopez, Dem Candidate for Governor, on Education, Jobs, Healthcare, and Guns, June 21, 2021

 Tucson Councilman Paul Cunningham Wants to Raise Water Rates on the Suburbs, June 14, 2021

Andres Portela, Tucson Council Candidate, Ward 6, June 7, 2021

 The 4 Priorities of Congressional Candidate Kirsten Engel, May 31, 2021

Akanni Oyegbola, Acting Mayor of South Tucson, May 24, 2021

 Joyce Jones-Ivey, Oro Valley City Council Member, May 17, 2021

 Juan Padrés, Candidate for City Council, Ward 3, May 10, 2021

 Tim Steller: Too Many People Believe in Alternate Realities, May 3, 2021

 Steve Kozachik, Tucson City Councilman on Reid Park, 5G Towers, and Water Pollution, April 27th, 2021

 Rural Dems ‘Outnumbered’ But Undaunted, says LD11 Chair Catalina Hall, April 5, 2021

Miranda Schubert, Candidate for City Council, Ward 6, Calls for Housing Justice, March 29, 2021

 WATCH: Billy Kovacs, Outreach Director, Drives Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick’s Priorities, March 22, 2021

‘Rebel Constable’ Randall Helps Tenants Facing Eviction, March 15, 2021

 WATCH: Ann Chanecka, Tucson Housing and Community Development, March 8, 2021

Lane Santa Cruz, Tucson Council Member, Announces 2021 Plans, March 1, 2021

 Dems Gear Up to Win in 2022, says Claire Knipe of the Arizona List, February 22, 2021

 Activist Kevin Dahl, Candidate for City Council, on Protecting our National Parks and Environment, February 16th, 2021

How to Win Over Rural Voters with Susan Bickel, LD9 Chair, February 10th, 2021

 Barbara Warren on Why Tucson is Not Prepared for a Heat Emergency, February 1, 2021.

Former Mayor Rothschild Talks Politics, Law and Economic Development,  January 25, 2021

Jeremey Lasher on How To Win Elections, January 18, 2021

 Pima Dems Chair Bonnie Heidler on Removing Finchem, Ballot Harvesting and Redistricting, January 11, 2021

 Council Member Nikki Lee Spotlights 2021 Goals, January 4, 2021


State Senator Victoria Steele, December 14, 2020

 DGT Members Elect Board Members for 2021, November 7, 2020.

 Robert McWhirter: the Constitution and Donald Trump, November 30, 2020

 Gary Harrison, Pima County Clerk of the Superior Court, November 23, 2020

 Steve Farley Helps Homeless Pets as CEO of the Humane Society, November 16, 2020

 Election Analysis from Joshua Polacheck, Director of the Pima Democratic Party, November 9, 2020

 SEE: Matt Heinz for Pima Supervisor, District 2, October 26, 2020

WATCH: 5 TUSD Candidates for School Board, October 19, 2020

David Lujan on Vote YES for Prop. 208, Invest In Ed on October 12, 2020

 SEE: Kirsten Engel for AZ Senate, speaking at DGT on October 5, 2020

 SEE: Chad Campbell on Vote “YES” on Prop. 207 to Legalize Marijuana on Sept. 28, 2020

Catherine Ripley, candidate for Pima Community College Board on September 21, 2020

WATCH Connie DeLarge & Paul Taylor of the African American Caucuses on September 16, 2020

SEE: Six Options at the End of Life with Dwight Moore, Ph.D. on September 1, 2020

WATCH: Progressive Pam Powers Hannley Hits the Hot Issues on August 24, 2020.

Donald Trump vs. the Constitution with Robert McWhirter on Aug. 17

Alison Jones, Chair of Pima Dems, on How to Win the Election

SEE Brian Bickel, Candidate for Pima Treasurer at DGT on Aug. 10, 2020

WATCH Barbara Eiswerth, Director of the Iskashitaa Refugee Network, at DGT on August 3, 2020

WATCH Gabriella Cazares Kelly, Candidate for Pima Recorder, at DGT on 7/27/2020

WATCH Tucson Mayor Regina Romero at DGT Online, July 20, 2020.

Daniel Hernandez, Candidate for State Rep. in LD2, July 6, 2020

Andrea Dalessandro, Candidate for AZ House in LD2, June 29, 2020

JoAnna Mendoza, Candidate for AZ Senate in LD1, June 15, 2020 meeting.

Chris Nanos for Sheriff, June 8, 2020 meeting

Adelita Grijalva, Pima Supervisor Candidate, District 5, June 1, 2020 meeting.

Domingo DeGrazia, Candidate for AZ Rep., District 10, May 18, 2020 meeting.

Laura Conover, Candidate for Pima County Attorney, April 7, 2020 meeting

Steve Diamond, Candidate for Pima Supervisor, District 4, March 30, 2020 meeting.