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Miguel Olivas, a Democrat turned Republican turned Libertarian, has dropped out of congressional race in CD3, he said Monday. Tuesday, Olivas' campaign Facebook and Twitter pages had already been taken down. Read more»

Sunnyside Boardmember Buck Crouch holds up a chart May 13 while accusing Superintendent Manuel Isquierdo, far right, of fudging the numbers of high school graduates from the district.

In unwelcome news for Sunnyside's Manuel Isquierdo, two challengers beat the incumbents by a 3-1 margin in the district's recall election — one which will determine the fate of the controversial superintendent. Rebecca Quintero and Eric Giffin were handily leading recalled board members Bobby Garcia and Louie Gonzales. Read more» 1

Voters in Sunnyside School District have been slow to return ballots in the all mail-in recall election that ends May 20. Just over 10 percent of ballots have been cast so far, the Pima County Recorder's Office said Wednesday. Read more» 1

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

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

The Ward 5 Tucson City Council candidates — Democrat Richard Fimbres and Republican Mike Polak — squared off. Also, a conversation with David Garcia, candidate for Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction. Plus, a preview of the upcoming Tucson Classic Car Show with Chuck Sawyer and Bill Moore, chair of the Rotary Club of Tucson Grants Committee. Read more»

Interviews with Republican City Council candidate Mike Polak, financial planner Shelly Fishman with the Tuesday Money Maker Report, along with Tom Collier, Buckmaster contributor on consumer affairs, and Dr. Ray Woosley, founder of CredibleMeds, discusses pain medication during our monthly biomedical segment. Read more»

Southside Democrat Richard Fimbres filed the maximum number of nominating signatures to qualify for the ballot Tuesday, as he seeks reelection to the Tucson City Council. Read more»

The Friday Focus spotlighted Steve Kozachik, Ward 6 Tucson City Councilman. Then, it's the Reporters' Roundtable featuring Mari Herreras, writer for the Tucson Weekly, and Dylan Smith, editor and publisher of TucsonSentinel.com. Plus, Matt Russell with Weekend Watch. Read more»

Two Republican candidates for City Council filed nominating papers on Tuesday. Both repeat candidate Ben Buehler-Garcia and newcomer Mike Polak turned in the maximum number of signatures to earn a place on the ballot. No GOP candidate has filed to contest the seat of Councilman Steve Kozachik. Read more» 1