Nucleus Club with Tucson City Council Candidates

Receptions are free of charge for all current members of the Nucleus Club and Catalina Democrats.  Non-members will be asked to make a contribution of $20 at the door or in advance.

Nucleus Club meeting will be inviting/hosting the Democratic candidates for the City Council races this election year, 2019. The Primary is on August 27, 2019, the General is on Nov. 5, 2019.

Who’s running so far (nomination petitions due end of May):

Ward 1 (open seat):  former CD 3 Congressional aide Sami Hamed, former Ward 3 Chief of Staff Miguel Ortega, former Ward 1 Senior Council aide Dr. Lane Santa Cruz, political newcomer/businessman Rob Elias

Ward 2: incumbent Councilman Paul Cunningham

Ward 4 (open seat): Nikki Lee, former candidate for LD 10 House (lost in Dem primary in Aug. 2018), and political newcomer Brian Brennan.


Tucson Democratic Mayoral Candidates Forum,

Come hear from the Democratic candidates for Mayor of Tucson in a FREE community forum!

Co-hosted by the University of Arizona Democrats and the Pima County Young Democrats, the forum will be take place on the campus of the University of Arizona in the heart of Tucson!

Event Details:
Where: Environment and Natural Resources 2 (ENR2) Building, Room N120
When: Thursday, April 18th, 5:30-7:30 PM

Candidates (as of 3/27/19):  Randi Dorman,  Steve Farley,  Regina Romero

FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Parking can be found in the 6th Street Garage next to ENR2 (please see University of Arizona Parking & Transportation Services for hourly rate).

If you’re planning on taking public transportation, the nearest Sunlink Streetcar station is on University Blvd. at Main Gate Square. The PURPLE Cat Tran also makes a stop at the 6th Street Garage right next door!

Seating is FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED (Room capacity: 575)!

Candidates as well as select UofA/Tucson clubs and organizations will be tabling outside the event!

If you have any questions or would like to table at the event please message the University of Arizona Democrats or Pima County Young Democrats!

Pima County Young Democrats -Monthly Meeting

Everyone interested in learning more about supporting democratic issues, candidates or our club is welcome. Please check Facebook page at for the latest info.