General Election 2017 for City of Tucson

General  Election only for three City of Tucson Council races in Ward 3, 5, and 6.

Ward 3: Paul Durham, winner of Dem primary faces off with Independent Gary Watson. No Republican or Green candidate running in Ward 3, where Democratic Councilmember Karin Uhlich is stepping down after 3 terms.

Ward 5: Democratic Councilman Richard Fimbres unopposed.

Ward 6: Democratic Councilman Steve Kozachik faces opposition from Republican Mariano Rodriguez, political newcomer, and Mike Cease, winner of the Green Party primary.

Voting by mail-in ballot, with only 3 polling locations open. Early ballots go out on Oct. 11.

Also on ballot: Prop 202 & 203 (Reid Park zoo proposed sales tax increase), Prop. 204 (Strong Start Tucson – early childhood education, also proposed sale tax increase), Prop. 406 (increase in Mayor (to $69,300) & Councilmembers’ salaries (to $39,600)).  Four school district propositions are also on the ballot, depending on where you live:

Prop. 455 (bonds for  Flowing  Wells School District)

Prop. 456 (budget override for Marana School District)

Prop. 457 (budget override for Sunnyside School District)

Prop. 458 (bonds for TUSD to be repaid through secondary property taxes)

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