CD 2 House candidate Victoria Steele’s campaign HQ grand opening



    Former LD 9 House rep. Victoria Steele is running for CD 2 House of Rep. against former LD 29 House rep. Matt Heinz, in the Aug. 30 primary.  Either will face off with current CD 2 Congresswoman Martha McSally.

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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).


    1. Over 70 people at Victoria’s campaign HQ grand opening, including District 5 Supervisor Richard Elias, TUSD bd. member Cam Juarez, former Supervisor Dan Eckstrom. Victoria, the “Woman of Steele” spoke about her vision that “everybody have a fighting chance”/equal opportunity, she wants to increase the minimum wage, strengthen social security and considered climate change the most critical issue facing the world. Supervisor Elias said that Victoria is known for her “strength, courage, heart”. Mariachi Milagro and guitarist Gabriel Ayala performed tonight as well. Victor’s new husband Dr. Mark Murphy was introduced as well.

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