Las Adelitas Arizona endorsements for 2014



Las Adelitas Arizona is proud to announce the endorsement of the following candidates (from their FB page):

LD 2
Senate: Andrea Dalessandro (D)
House: Rosanna Gabaldon (D); Demion Clinco (D)

LD 3
Senate: Olivia Cajero-Bedford (D)

LD 4
House: Lisa Otondo (D); Charlene Fernandez (D)

LD 9
House: Randall Friese (D)
House: Victoria Steele (D)

LD 10
Senate: David Bradley (D)
House: Bruce Wheeler (D)
House: Stefanie Mach (D)

LD 11
House: Holly Lyon (D)
Senate: Jo Holt (D)

Fred Duval

Secretary of State
Terry Goddard

Attorney General
Felecia Rotellini

Superintendent of Public Instruction
David Garcia

Corporation Commission
Sandra Kennedy

Las Adelitas Arizona general membership met on Sunday, July 27th and voted on endorsements for the 2014 election cycle.

Las Adelitas Arizona is an organization committed to engaging Latinas in the political process, advocating for Latinas and their families in the political arena, and supporting progressive issues. In addition to endorsing candidates, Las Adelitas’ members volunteer for their campaigns.

More about Las Adelitas Arizona at their webpage:

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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).