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Pay bump for mayor & City Council fails as last Tucson ballots are tallied

While the results of Tucson's City Council election held up from the early numbers reported last week, and an initiative to raise the minimum wage easily passed, a proposition that would increase the salaries of the mayor and City Council fell short, after it was passing in the first count.... Read more»

Tucson minimum wage increase wins 2-1, Democrats dominate Council elections

Democrats easily ran the table in Tuesday's Tucson City Council elections, and an initiative to boost the minimum wage for workers in the city easily passed. A measure to increase the salaries of Tucson's mayor and councilmembers was narrowly winning, by just more than 100 votes.... Read more»

Guest opinion

Kozachik: In solidarity with health-care heroes in the face of COVID denial

During a pandemic, spreading COVID misinformation is a direct threat to public health. Val Romero, my opponent for the Ward 6 Council seat, and his supporters are spreading hate-filled diatribes of unscientific conspiracy theories. Exposing others to this life-threatening virus is not the free exercise of liberty.... Read more»

What the Devil won't tell you

Decision 2021: The more things change, the more Tucson wants warm milk

The results of the primary election seem more like a warm glass of milk and a “Friends” marathon than the sort of turbulent circus the last couple of elections have been. Tucson voters just want quiet.... Read more»

Kozachik keeps Ward 6 Dem nod, Dahl choice in Ward 3 Tucson Council primary

Incumbent Tucson Councilman Steve Kozachik fended off two challengers in Tucson's Ward 6 Council primary, with Kevin Dahl prevailing as the choice of Democrats for the open seat in Ward 3.... Read more»

Tucson voters have until Tuesday evening to hand in primary ballots

Tucson residents in Wards 3,5 and 6 will have until 7 p.m. on Tuesday, August 3 to hand in ballots in the City Council primary election. If you still have yours, don't mail it back — drop it off in person to ensure that it's counted.... Read more»

Tuesday deadline to register to vote in Tucson city primary election

Midnight on Tuesday, July 6, is the deadline to register to vote in the upcoming Tucson primary election — double-check your registration online even if you're already signed up.... Read more»

Tucson elections to go ahead in 2021, Az Supreme Court rules

The Arizona State Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that Tucson will have an election after all this year, shutting down a challenge that would have forced the city to move to even-year elections under a state law.... Read more»