Glassman Announces Exploratory Campaign Against John McCain

Tucson City Councilman Rodney Glassman, who won the Ward 2 seat just two years ago, has announced the formation of an exploratory campaign against U.S. Sen. John McCain. Now that's looking for a big promotion!

Glassman has a steep hill to climb, according to a recent poll that showed McCain crushing him 55 percent to 25 percent.

Glassman's Web site is here.

The text of Glassman's letter:

This week we formed the "Rodney Glassman U.S. Senate Exploratory Committee". Through this committee, we intend to raise funds in order to “test the waters” for the 2010 U.S. Senate race. We urge you to visit our website at and make a contribution of $20 if you believe that Arizona needs a fresh, new voice advocating for our state in Washington, D.C.!

We are proud to have Flagstaff Mayor Sara Presler, Phoenix City Councilman Michael Nowakowski, and Pima County Recorder F. Ann Rodriguez as the co-chairs for our committee. As a City Councilman with a law degree and a PhD in Arid Land Resource Sciences, I have a strong record of