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Notes From The Chair | April 2020

Notes From The Chair | April 2020

March was a tough one, in ways I never could have anticipated just a few months ago.  We lost Pima County District 5 Supervisor Richard Elias suddenly, and he leaves a void that will be hard to fill. We are heartbroken for his wife, Emily, and his daughter, Luz,...

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What’s Happening at HQ | April 2020

What’s Happening at HQ | April 2020

“Somewhere in La Mancha, in a place whose name I do not care to remember, a gentleman lived not long ago, one of those who has a lance and ancient shield on a shelf and keeps a skinny nag and a greyhound for racing”

Miguel Cervantes, Don Quixote 1605

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Democrats of Greater Tucson | Mar 31, 2020

Democrats of Greater Tucson | Mar 31, 2020

Please consider sending a card to Sammy and Katie at the Kettle Restaurant, letting them know that we're thinking of them and miss our weekly Monday DGT gatherings.  Kettle RestaurantSammy, Katie and the rest of the Staff748 W. Starr Pass BlvdTucson, AZ...

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Call To Action – Supervisor District 5

Call To Action – Supervisor District 5

Petition signing outside of HQ from 11-2 Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday for District 5 Board of Supervisors candidates. The passing of Richard Elias this week left an opening that at least 3 candidates are looking to fill. They have only one week to obtain the...

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Notes From The Chair | March 2020

Notes From The Chair | March 2020

As I write this,  Arizona’s Presidential Preference Election has not been decided. I’ve sent my ballot in, and although I believe my candidate is the best choice to lead our nation for the next four years, I am prepared for the possibility that my choice won’t...

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Inequality For All | Postponed till APRIL 25th

Inequality For All | Postponed till APRIL 25th

In light of the current events unfolding, Pima County Democratic Party Headquarters has taken precautions to reduce, to the extent possible, public gatherings at headquarters until we have a better understanding of the COVID-19 situation. We thank you for your...

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What’s Happening at HQ | March 2020

What’s Happening at HQ | March 2020

By Cat Ripley, Executive Director It’s said that March comes in like a lion. Well, it certainly did at PCDP headquarters. So much happening in the first few days with volunteers working hard to field phone calls and walk-ins asking about Super Tuesday, the Invest in...

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Trump’s Vanity Wall Violates Tribal Rights, Federal Law

The following statement may be attributed to Alison Jones, Chair of the Pima County Democratic Party It comes as no surprise that a lawless president would ignore a longstanding agreement to consult with the Tohono O’odham Nation before blasting lands held sacred for...

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Meet Your Treasurer, Maggie Winchell

Meet Your Treasurer, Maggie Winchell

By Richard Wiebe Midwesterners Maggie and Peter Winchell made Tucson their home for the same reasons many of us do: warm weather, warm people, and tamales that don’t come in a can. The Winchell family had ties to Tucson before making the Catalina Foothills home in...

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HQ Happenings | Feb. 2020

HQ Happenings | Feb. 2020

By Cat Ripley, Executive Director When we hit the deck running at HQ more than a year ago, we had one objective: gearing up for the 2020 election. This is what we have all been planning for, looking forward to, and patiently – impatiently, really - waiting for. And we...

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