Congressional District 2 candidate debate

    October 9, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Tucson Jewish Community Center
    Jewish Community Center
    3800 E River Rd, Tucson, AZ 85718

    2018 General Election Debates: Congressional District 2


    “Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick and Republican Lea Marquez Peterson will meet for a live, televised debate in their bids to represent Southern Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District. From  the Tucson Jewish Community Center live at 7 p.m., doors open at 6:30 p.m. The debate will be broadcast live on television on PBS 6, simulcast on radio on NPR 89.1 and KJZZ 91.5, and available to stream online here on Co-sponsored by AZPM, KJZZ, Arizona Daily Star.”

    Former Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick


    Lea Marquez Peterson
    Lea Marquez Peterson





    Carolyn’s note:  Ann Kirkpatrick is a former 3 term Congresswoman (CD 1)), who ran for U.S. Senate in Nov. 2016 (and lost to U. S. Senator John MCain).   Lea Marquez Peterson is a political newcomer, E.D. of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

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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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