Wednesday, July 7, 2010

See The Candidates! Local Clean Elections Debates Begin This Week

Posted By on Wed, Jul 7, 2010 at 11:16 AM

The Clean Elections Primary Election debates are coming up quick for Southern Arizona’s legislative candidates.

Wednesday, July 7: See Terri Proud and Wade McLean battle it out in the LD26 (north Tucson and Oro Valley) GOP House of Representatives debate. The only other candidate in the race, Rep. Vic Williams, is running a traditionally-funded campaign and is not required to attend, although all candidate are encouraged to attend.

6 p.m. at Pima Community College Northwest Campus
7600 N. Shannon Road

Thursday, July 8: The LD27 (University of Arizona and west Tucson) House Democratic candidates will vie for your votes in this crowded primary, which includes

John Bernal, Eric Carbajal Bustamante, Dustin Cox, Bob Gilby, Sally Ann Gonzales, Sami Hamed, John Kromko, and Macario Saldate. All eight candidates are scheduled to attend.

6 p.m. at Pima Community College District Office Community Board Room
4905 E. Broadway Blvd.

Thursday, July 8: Arizona’s largest border district, LD25, has a three way primary in the House Democratic primary race. Clean Elections Candidates Ruben Ortega and Ken Davis have to be there, while Rep. Patricia Fleming is raising money from private contributors and is not required to attend.

6 p.m. at the Benson City Hall, City Council Chambers
120 W. Sixth Street, Benson

Tuesday, July 13: Democratic candidates for House of Representatives in LD28 (midtown Tucson) will make their pitches to the voters. Four of the five candidates—Ted Prezelski, Mohur Sidhwa, Tim Sultan and Bruce Wheeler—are running Clean Elections campaigns and must debate to get their cash. Rep. Steve Farley is running traditional and doesn’t have to debate.

6 p.m. at Pima Community College District Office, Community Board Room
4905 E. Broadway Blvd.

Tuesday, July 20: Legislative District 30’s Republican candidates for House of Representatives will argue the issues in hopes of gaining votes in this east Tucson district. Parralee Schneider, Kurt Knurr and Rep. David Gowan are getting Clean Elections cash and must attend, while Doug Sposito, Brian Abbott and Rep. Ted Vogt are raising their own money and are only encouraged to debate.

6 p.m. at Pima Community College East Campus
8181 E. Irvington Road

You can find more information and watch recorded debates on the Arizona Citizen's Clean Elections Commission's website.

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