CD 2 Candidates meet & greet at Nucleus Club Meeting


    Pima County Democratic Party Nucleus Club meeting, at the Viscount Suite Hotel, 4855 E. Broadway Blvd. Meet the second Thursday of each month. For more information please contact Carmen Prezelski at  (520) 326-3716.

    Nucleus program for July 12 is a Meet and Greet for CD2 candidates. All candidates have been invited.

    Carolyn’s Note:  7 Democrats are seeking the party nomination for CD 2 House of representatives:  former  3 term CD 1 Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick, former  AZ House Reps. Dr. Matt Heinz and Bruce Wheeler, retired Sec. of the Army Mary Matiella, political newcomers Billy Kovacs (Operations Mgr. at Hotel Congress), Barbara Sherry  (rancher), Yahya Yuksel (attorney).  Heinz ran unsuccessfully  for this seat in Nov. 2016 and in the August 2012 primary.

    Vote wisely on or before the Arizona primary on 8/28/18.

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    Carolyn Classen
    Carolyn Sugiyama Classen, a life long Democrat, was born & raised in the State of Hawaii, was a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye on Capitol Hill, and practiced law for a while. In Tucson she worked as a tribal staff attorney for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and later was the Interim Executive Director of the now defunct Domestic Violence Commission. In 2008 she became a “My Tucson” guest columnist for the Tucson Citizen newspaper, then continued blogging for for over four and a half years. Her blogsite was entitled “Carolyn’s Community” about community events and some political news, until Gannett Publishing shut down the site on January 31, 2014. She started with Blog for Arizona on Feb. 11, 2014. Part time she has been sitting as a Hearing Officer in Pima County Consolidated Justice Courts Small Claims Division since April, 2005. She is married to University of Arizona Distinguished Professor Albrecht Classen, a native of Germany. They have one son, who lives in Seattle, WA with his wife and daughter. She is also the Editor of the Southern Arizona Japanese Cultural Coalition website, (since Jan. 2013).


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