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Three people who should have been paying an inordinate amount of attention to the labor talks are Scott, Romero and Cunningham. Back in February, when these races truly begin with meetings over Diet Coke and snack food, someone should have asked with a mouth full of Funyuns: "What is it out there that can completely screw us in November?" Read more» 3

With not a single contested race on the ballot, combined with Tucson's vote-by-mail system, primary day was about as anti-climactic as an election can possibly be. Tuesday, City Council candidates barely even worked to turn out the vote, knowing their electoral fates had already been sealed in envelopes days or weeks ago. Read more»

Tucson's City Hall

At least thus far in the races for Tucson's City Council, the GOP isn't the party of big money. The slate of incumbent Democrats are easily raising more campaign cash than their Republican challengers — three to six times as much. Read more»

If you're not registered to vote, or have recently moved, Monday is the deadline to make sure you can cast a ballot in next month's primary election in Tucson. Of course, there aren't any contested primary races, with three Republicans set to challenge three Democratic incumbents on the City Council in November, and the mayor running unopposed. Read more»

Tucson City Hall

Three GOP candidates for the Tucson City Council filed nominating petitions Wednesday afternoon, the final day to turn in signatures to gain a place on the August primary ballot. Bill Hunt in Ward 1, Kelly Lawton in Ward 2 and Margaret Burkholder in Ward 4 handed in their paperwork to challenge incumbent Democrats Regina Romero, Paul Cunningham and Shirley Scott. Read more»

Tucson City Hall

A frequent speaker at Tucson City Council meetings wants to make a leap into the mayor's seat: art gallery owner Robert Reus has filed to run as a GOP candidate. A Democrat during a 2007 primary with Rodney Glassman, Reus didn't inform GOP headquarters before declaring his candidacy, party officials said. Read more»

Tucson City Hall

The three Democratic City Council candidates facing reelection filed their nominating petitions this week, while the three Republican challengers are working to secure their places on the ballot. There remains, as yet, no announced GOP candidate to challenge Mayor Jonathan Rothschild. Read more»

After five years of half starts and fits, the Republicans have put together a field of Tucson City Council candidates that could give Democrats fits all their own. Read more» 4

Tucson City Hall

Updated: Three Republicans have filed paperwork to run against the Democratic incumbents on the Tucson City Council, but no GOP challenger has yet emerged to take on Mayor Jonathan Rothschild. Read more» 1

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