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Thursday 07/17/2014
League of Women Voters announces election schedule
Posted: July 17, 2014 - 11:22 am

Continuing their long tradition of informing voters, the League of Women Voters of Greater Tucson and Arizona Public Media (AZPM®) announce they are partnering to produce six political forums in 2014.

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Wednesday 11/14/2012
Some races decided as results are still pending
Posted: November 14, 2012 - 4:00 am

With the high number of provisional and mail-in ballots last week, the state had more than 600,000 votes to count after the Nov. 6 General Election. In Pima County, election crews spent the last week going through nearly 80,000 ballots.

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Monday 10/22/2012
How to check status of vote-by-mail ballot
Updated: October 22, 2012 - 2:42 pm

For those voters who have already requested an early ballot, the Pima County Recorder, F. Ann Rodriguez, would like them to know that they can check the status of that early ballot online at the Recorder’s website, On the far right of the home page, under VOTER SERVICES, the first item is Early Ballot Status. Once on that page, enter your name exactly as it appears on your voter identification card and your date of birth. Click on “Search”. Several different messages can appear:

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Wednesday 10/17/2012
Smith details top priorities in LD 11 race
Updated: October 18, 2012 - 11:03 am

Steve Smith, currently a Senator in the Arizona State Legislature, District 23, is looking to take his political and business experience into the House of Representatives, District 11. 

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Kwasman makes jobs a priority
Updated: October 18, 2012 - 11:02 am

Republican Adam Kwasman, a Tucson native, is looking to take his knowledge in economics, finance, and legislative process into the Arizona House of Representatives, District 11, come the Nov. 6 General Election.

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David Joseph looks at all issues in run for LD11 seat
Updated: October 29, 2012 - 2:31 pm

David Joseph, a 22-year Tucsonan, is bringing his experience in business to the political realm as the sole Democratic candidate for Legislative District 11 House of Representatives.

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Wednesday 09/19/2012
University of Arizona - Key undecided, Independent voters seek different tone for campaign
Posted: September 19, 2012 - 12:45 pm

A survey commissioned by the National Institute for Civil Discourse, headquartered at the University of Arizona, indicates that a majority of American voters have lost confidence in the ability of elected leaders to solve the problems facing our country. In fact, fewer than one in 10 American voters has “a great deal” of confidence in elected officials to solve the problems of our country – while twice as many say they have no confidence at all.

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Tuesday 09/18/2012
Education pushed Holt to run for Senate
Updated: September 19, 2012 - 12:56 pm

Jo Holt, a Democrat, is new to the political stage, but feels it’s time for a newcomer to take the reins in the State Senate for Legislative District 11, formerly known as District 26.

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Monday 09/17/2012
Marana Mayor Ed Honea Endorses Ally Miller
Updated: September 18, 2012 - 3:17 pm

Ally Miller, the republican nominee for the Pima County Board of Supervisors in district 1 has received the endorsement of Marana Mayor Ed Honea.

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Friday 09/14/2012
Pro-Troops PAC endorses Paton for Congress
Updated: September 18, 2012 - 3:17 pm

Jonathan Paton’s military service, combat experience in Iraq and support for the troops and veterans has earned him the support of Move America Forward, one of the nation’s largest grassroots, pro-troops organizations.

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