Monday, May 19, 2014

Looks Like Huppental Has A Race (Actually Two Races) On His Hands

Posted By on Mon, May 19, 2014 at 3:00 PM

Today David Garcia, Democratic candidate for AZ Ed Supe, filed his signatures to get on the ballot.

Dr. David Garcia, candidate for Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction, officially filed his nominating petition signatures this morning.

Dr. Garcia and team turned in over 8,000 signatures, far surpassing the 4,804 signatures required to make the ballot.

Thanking his volunteers for their hard work, Dr. Garcia stated, “With more than 400 volunteers already signed on in support, we are poised to run one of the largest grassroots campaigns in the state. I’m looking forward to an exciting summer of voter outreach and numerous candidate debates.”

Dr. Garcia is an Associate Professor at ASU and the former Associate Superintendent of Public Instruction for Standards and Accountability. He is widely regarded as a national expert on education policy and research.

On Hupp's right flank, his Republican opponent, Diane Douglas, submitted her petitions as well. We'll get a chance to see if Hupp does the political hokey pokey in the primary ("You put your right foot in, and you shake it all about"). Douglas is way to his right, especially in her condemnation of Common Core. Will he call Douglas a "barbarian at the gate" during the campaign, or will he try and play nice with the right wing voters who hate the Common Core and vote way beyond their numbers in the primary?

Tags: , , ,

Comments (4)

Showing 1-4 of 4

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-4 of 4

Add a comment

Previously in the Range

More by David Safier

Today | Thu | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon | Tue
Paula Abdul: Straight Up Paula! Fox Tucson’s Annual Chasing Rainbows Gala

Paula Abdul: Straight Up Paula! Fox Tucson’s Annual Chasing Rainbows Gala @ Fox Tucson Theatre

Fri., Nov. 16, 7:30-10:30 p.m.

All of today's events | Staff Picks

Staff Pick

@ Mission Garden Saturdays, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Continues through Nov. 24 Corner of Grande Avenue and Mission Lane.

» More Picks

Submit an Event Listing

Popular Content

  1. Claytoon of the Day: Melania's Bad Side (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  2. Claytoon of the Day: Counting Isn't Cheating (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  3. Former First Lady Michelle Obama's New Book Out Now (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  4. Beijing Guitar Duo To Perform at Crowder Hall (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  5. Three Great Things to Do Today: Wednesday, Nov. 14 (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)

© 2018 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation