Ballot Basics

General Voting Information

POLLS WILL BE open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, November 4.

Tucson residents may vote on three Council seats and a dozen propositions.

The Ward 6 race features Democrat Alison Hughes, Republican Fred Ronstadt and Libertarian Dan Starr Dougherty in a contest for the seat of retiring Councilwoman Molly McKasson. Ward 5 Councilman Steve Leal and Ward 3 candidate Jerry Anderson face no opposition on the general ballot.

The ballot propositions include:

• Prop 200, which would take labor disputes to the ballot box (See "No On 200," page 14);

• Prop 201, which would repeal the Water Consumer Protection Act, passed by 57 percent of the voters in 1995 (See "No On 201," page 6);

• Prop 202, which would establish a $7-an-hour minimum wage within the city limits (See "Paycheck Politics," page 10);

• Prop 107, which would raise Council members' salaries from $18,000 to $24,000 a year (See "No On 107," page 11);

• And eight other propositions placed on the ballot by the City Council (See "Prop Primer," page 14).

Countywide, voters will be asked to approve a $350-million transportation-bond package (See "The Wheel Thing," page 9).

County voters who live in the proposed towns of Casas Adobes and Catalina will be deciding whether to incorporate (See "A Tale Of Two-Would-Be Cities," page 8). TW

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