Sen. Linda Lopez Resigning Next Month

The Range has heard from a few sources today that Sen. Linda Lopez is planning on resigning her seat in the Arizona Legislature next month.

Lopez, a Democrat who represents District 2, was first elected to the Legislature in 2000.

A few names that are floating around as possible replacements in the district, which includes Tucson's south side, Green Valley, Sahuarita and Nogales: Legislative District 2 Rep. Andrea Dalessandro, former state lawmaker Tom Prezelski and historic preservation champion Demion Clinco.