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I can already hear it: City-wide elections are bad for democracy. Conservative East Side voters are the victims of Jim Crow laws. Republicans in Tucson are disenfranchised. Tucson only votes party line. Voters only look at the party and the GOP has no hope. I say to those voices: Bite me. Read more» 9

The GOP aspirants have $16,715 cash on hand. Which ones? All of them. Together. Lawton, challenging Cunningham in Ward 2, has $7,962 in the bank. Burkholder, vying for Scott's Ward 4 seat, has $4,559. Hunt, pursuing Romero's seat in Ward 1, is sitting on $4,194. At this rate, they'll be fierce contenders by 2019. Read more» 2

Tucson's East Side wards 2 and 4 contain most of the city's registered Republicans.

Demonstrating a divide in local politics, a TucsonSentinel.com analysis of City Council election results shows that the Republican candidates won the East Side, but were overwhelmed by the Democratic votes in the rest of the city — including losses in the wards they sought to represent. Read more» 12

"It ain't over 'til it's over. I'm City Council candidate Ben Buehler-Garcia and I endorse this message." Read more»

Councilwoman Uhlich celebrated her re-election on Tuesday night.

With the Democratic incumbents sweeping in Tuesday's election results, Mayor Jonathan Rothschild said "The city has decided to keep its team in play." The two Republican challengers wouldn't concede Tuesday night, saying they wanted to wait for a count of the ballots turned in on Election Day. Read more» 2

Interviews with Sunnyside Governing Boardmember Eva Carrillo Dong, district Economic Development Coordinator Steve Leal, Republican City Council candidate Ben Buehler-Garcia, TUSD Boardmember Mark Stegeman, financial advisor Shelly Fishman, and City Councilman Paul Cunningham. Read more»

Today on Buckmaster - The Monday Political Face-off featured commentators John Munger and Jeff Rogers. Then, Tucson City Council Ward 3 candidates, Democrat Karin Uhlich and Republican challenger Ben Buehler-Garcia, debated the issues. Read more»

U.S. Rep. Ron Barber, City Council candidate Ben Buehler-Garcia, developer Richard Studwell, Health and Human Services Regional Director Herb Schultz, Pima County Recorder F. Ann Rodriguez, Arizona Capitol Times writer Hank Stephenson. Read more»

City Council candidate Ben Buehler-Garcia, developer Richard Studwell, Arizona Capitol Times reporter Hank Stephenson, Washington commentator Jimmy Zuma, and Pima County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry. Read more»

Guest host Richard Studwell, Tucson Chamber of Commerce President Mike Varney, Good News Communications GM Doug Martin, Lt. Gen John Regni, Martha McSally, Tucson City Council candidate Ben Buehler-Garcia Read more»

Ward 3 Tucson City Council candidate Ben Buehler Garcia, Pima County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry, Tucson Transportation Director Daryl Cole, and TucsonSentinel.com's Dylan Smith. Read more»

Arizona Capitol Times reporter Hank Stephenson, Tucson Weekly writer Jim Nintzel, Ward 3 Tucson City Council candidate Ben Buehler-Garcia, Regional Transportation Authority's Jim DeGrood Read more»

Interviews with Pima County Recorder F. Ann Rodriguez, Tucson Weekly Editor Dan Gibson, Tucson City Council candidate Ben Buehler-Garcia, and Washington commentator Jimmy Zuma Read more»

Republican Ward 3 Tucson City Council candidate Ben Buehler-Garcia, Arizona Education Association President Andrew Morrill, DUI defense attorney Jim Nesci, Pima County Bond Advisory Committee Chairman Lawrence Hecker, and developer Richard Studwell. Read more»

Recent news about Grand Canyon University's desire to locate a campus on Tucson's West Side and how it was handled speaks volumes about how Tucson has "achieved" sixth poorest city status. Read more» 8

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