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What the Devil won't tell you

What Mayor Romero might mean to the City Council and Tucson politics

A Romero term as Tucson's mayor would come with a truly progressive edge. If Republicans don't wake up for the general election, they best plan to get woke for the next two years.... Read more»

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Romero runs away with Tucson mayoral primary

Updated results: Regina Romero won Tucson's Democratic primary for mayor by more than 6,000 votes, leading Steve Farley and Randi Dorman. Lane Santa Cruz won the Democrats' four-way Ward 1 Council race, and Green Party candidates earned their way onto the ballot.... Read more»

Tucson: Don't mail in that ballot; Drop it off instead

It's too late to mail back ballots in Tucson's primary election, but you can drop them off in person at one of several voting locations.... Read more»

What the Devil won't tell you

Tucson mayor's race has become much ado about contrived nothings

Without a Republican in the election mix, the battle to be Tucson's next mayor isn’t about big ideas and contrasting governing philosophies. It’s a theatre of the absurd about petty wrist-slaps and indignation over minor flesh wounds voters shouldn't be so indignant about. ... Read more»3

Wednesday is Tucson ballot-mailing deadline

To be received by next Tuesday in order to be counted, ballots in Tucson's primary election should be mailed Wednesday, or dropped-off in person at one of several voting locations.... Read more»

Weekend music

Tucson sounds: Anchorbaby's new grooves

Anchorbaby weaves a soundtrack beyond fixed borders, musicians gather out of love for Leo Schwamm, Mermaids return with a surf rock soundtrack, Second Saturdays return, the kids remain all right and more in your TucsonSentinel.com local music roundup. ... Read more»

Tucson Democratic candidates advertising on right-wing website

At least two Democrats running in Tucson's city election have campaign ads appearing on the right-wing website the "Arizona Daily Independent." Ads for Randi Dorman and Rob Elias appeared on the site run by an aide for GOP Supervisor Ally Miller.... Read more»3

Nearly 1,000 Tucson voters sent incorrect ballots

Hundreds of voters were sent the wrong party's ballots for Tucson's primary election, and nearly 2,000 more ballots were mailed to outdated addresses.... Read more»

What the Devil won't tell you

Handicapping the Tucson mayor's race & the myth of 'woke'

The race to replace Mayor Jonathan Rothschild leads to discussions about race and gender when voter outreach and turnout — and the necessary cash and hard work — will be what's truly pivotal. ... Read more»

No Republicans running for Tucson mayor after filing deadline

Democrats are jockeying for primary support in Tucson's city elections, but no Republican mayoral candidate managed to gather nominating signatures to make the ballot, with Wednesday's filing deadline having passed.... Read more»

El Chisme

Would you buy a wall from this man?, plus: Pima Dems dither on putting house in order

You can't fence Steve Bannon in, plus: an account of leaks over at Pima Dems HQ, local cop schooled by a little girl & more actually factual tidbits, gossip, rumors & alternative truths about politics in Tucson.... Read more»

Dorman adds name to Democratic mayoral primary list

After several months of dipping her toe in the water, developer Randi Dorman has jumped into the Democratic primary race as Tucson looks to choose a new mayor in 2019.... Read more»

Randi Dorman, developer, staking out bid in Democratic mayoral primary

She's still playing it mum in public, but developer Randi Dorman is making moves to join the race for Tucson mayor — talking to prospective campaign staffers as well as potential donors.... Read more»2

Adman Ed Ackerley running for Tucson mayor

Ed Ackerley, owner of a local advertising firm, said Friday that he's running for mayor as an independent.... Read more»

Steve Farley announces run for Tucson mayor

After weeks of public discussion, former state legislator Steve Farley said Thursday morning that he will join in the Democratic primary for Tucson mayor.... Read more»1

Regina Romero running for Tucson mayor

The first of what may be a slew of candidates for Tucson mayor has announced she's running: Regina Romero will not seek re-election to her West Side seat on the City Council, and will instead seek the Democratic nomination for the city's top post.... Read more»

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