Political Calendar: Week of June 14, 2020

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Political Calendar for the Week of June 14, 2020:

Sunday, June 14: Flag Day.

Democrats of Greater Tucson logoMonday, June 15, Noon: Democrats of Greater Tucson ONLINE MEETING JUNE 15 speaker is JoAnna Mendoza, candidate for state senate in Legislative District 11. Register now for Online Webinar to get easy instructions to attend. You just need an internet connection, and you can listen via phone or computer speaker. Meanwhile, Democrats can follow updates of the brand new website and start a free subscription to get weekly updates about progressive causes. You can also listen to the DGT Podcast to hear great speakers like Richard Elias – Pima County Supervisor Chairman, Rex Scott – Candidate for Pima County Board of Supervisors, District 1, and Dustin Williams – Pima County School Superintendent.

Monday, June 15, 5:30 p.m.: (New meeting date and location) Marana Democrats meeting, at the Continental Ranch Community Center, 8881 N. Coachline Blvd., Tucson. For more information please RSVP to marana.demsandfriends@gmail.com, or see our Facebook page.

Monday, June 15, 6:00 p.m.: Northern Pinal County Democrats meeting, at Mountain View Lutheran Church, 2122 S. Goldfield Road, Apache Junction. Meet the third Monday of each month. For more information please contact David Coward at dbcoward@gmail.com.

Tuesday, June 16, 11:00 a.m.: Democratic Women of Southeastern Arizona meeting, at Manda Le Bar & Grill, 3455 Canyon De Flores, Sierra Vista, Meet the third Tuesday of each month. The cost of the luncheon is $15.00. For more information please contact Pat Smith at pandw111167@aol.com. Visit our web page. Democratic Women of Southeastern Arizona.

Wednesday, June 17, 11:00 a.m.: Democratic Women of the Prescott Area luncheon, at the Centennial Center, 1989 Clubhouse Drive, Prescott (on the Antelope Hills golf course). Luncheon reservations are required. A buffet luncheon will be provided. Cost is $17 for members and $20 for nonmembers.Reserve your spot on Actblue, Email DWPA@DWPAAZ.ORG, or call Jan at (626) 340-7060.RSVPs and credit card payment may be made through Act Blue by clicking on the link above, or at the door for those on the RSVP list by Credit Card, Check (made payable to DWPA), or with Cash. Note: Cancellations for reservations must be received 24 hours in advance! Attendees will be billed if they cancel  on the day of the event.

Wednesday, June 17, 5:00 p.m.: AZ AFL-CIO Legislative Town Hall (via Facebook Live). Join the Arizona AFL-CIO, Maricopa Area Labor Federation and Pima Area Labor Federation in a Legislative Town Hall featuring House Minority Leader Charlene Fernandez (LD 4), Representative Richard Andrade (LD 29), Representative Reginald Bolding (LD 27), Senate Minority Whip Jamescita Peshlakai (LD 7) and Senator Victoria Steele (LD 9). We will be discussing the Arizona Legislature’s 2020 Session, the possible Special Session related to COVID-19, the possible Special Session related to addressing Police Reform, and America’s 5 Economic Essentials.” RSVP: https://actionnetwork.org/events/az-legislative-town-hall-2/.

Wednesday, June 17, 6:00 p.m.: Democratic Club of Northern Gila County meeting, at the Payson Public Library, 328 N. McLane Road, Payson. Meet the third Wednesday of the month. For more information please contact paysondems@gmail.com or call (928) 468-9669.

Wednesday, June 17, 6:00 p.m.: AZ Citizens Clean Elections Commission debate for LD 11 Senate Democratic candidates: JoAnna Mendoza and Linda Patterson. Patterson is the Clean Elections candidate in this race. All debates will be live streamed on the Clean Elections YouTube Page. If you miss the live stream, the recorded debates will continue to be available on our YouTube page so you can watch at your convenience.

Wednesday, June 17, 6:30 p.m.: Democracy for America – Maricopa County (DFA-MC) monthly meeting is the third Wednesday of every month, and the new location is Macayo’s on Central Avenue, South of Indian School. For more information contact DFAofMC@gmail.com.

Wednesday, June 17, 6:30 p.m.:  Legislative District 10 meeting, at the Unitarian Universalist Church, Goddard Hall, 4831 E 22nd Street, Tucson.There is a social time for all members and guests, beginning at 6 p.m. Meet the third Wednesday of each month. For more information please contact Bonnie Heidler at ld10azdems@gmail.com.

Wednesday, June 17, 6:30 p.m.: Copa City Democrats meeting, location varies. For more information please contact Constance Jackson at jcksconniejean@aol.com.

Thursday, June 18, 8:00 a.m.: Democrats of the Red Rocks breakfast, at Old Sedona Family Restaurant Bar & Grill, 1405 W. Hwy. 89A, Sedona. Meet the third Thursday of each month. Admission is $15, includes buffet breakfast and gratuity. Doors open at 8:00 a.m. Please RSVP to (928) 274-6541.

Thursday, June 18, 4:00 p.m.: Legislative District 9 Virtual Town Hall. Join Senator Victoria Steele and Reps. Randy Friese and Pamela Powers Hannley for an LD9 Virtual Town Hall. We can talk about the status of the COVID19 pandemic, police reform or other topics. We will follow the same format as last time. Each of us will give a short update (10 min each), followed by a question and answer period. Registration will be required (in order to prevent getting hacked) and will be limited to 100. Please register by noon on June 18 by going to Eventbrite. We’ll send a link to everyone who registers.

Friday, June 19: Juneteenth.

Juneteenth Celebration – Scottsdale

Friday, June 19, 2:00 p.m.: Juneteenth Celebration sponsored by Generation BLK “Operation Change,” at El Dorado Park, 2311 N. Miller Road, Scottsdale. Voter registration and restoration of felon rights. Games, activities, food and and fun for the whole family. For more information please call (480) 797-6233.

Friday, June 19 – Sunday, June 22: Bisbee Pride. In person events cancelled. Virtual Pride at website.

Saturday, June 20: Tucson Juneteenth’s 50th Anniversary Celebration has been POSTPONED until later this year. We look forward to having an incredibly memorable celebration this year as we remember our past and celebrate our future.

Saturday, June 20, 10:00 a.m.: Legislative District 10 Town Virtual Hall. Join your LD 10 State Legislative Delegation — Minority Leader State Senator David Bradley and State Reps. Kirsten Engel & Domingo DeGrazia for House — for a Virtual Town Hall about the Arizona Legislature. The Special Session has not yet been called, but anticipating it will be, we have scheduled this June 20th town hall to explain what a Special Session is, what the priorities are, and to answer your questions.Tune into the livestream and submit questions there or at this Google Form (https://bit.ly/ld10junetownhall).

Saturday, June 20, 11:00 a.m.: Virtual Volunteer Convention, Arizona is Ready!, with special guest speakers former Sec. of Housing & Urban Development Julian Castro and Kathy Hoffman, AZ Superintendent of Public Instruction. Through the life of the Arizona Ready campaign we have been able to achieve many great things. From registering Arizona voters for PEVL, to growing our supporter list to over 12,000 people. All of these achievements would not be possible without YOU, our amazing and committed volunteers. To show our appreciation we would like to recognize all your hard work and dedication at our Volunteer Convention. Please register in advance HERE.

Saturday, June 20, 1:00 p.m.: Pima County Board of Supervisors District 1 Virtual Debate between Pima County Board of Supervisors District 1 candidates Rex Scott and Brian Radford will be held on Facebook Live starting at 1:00PM. To view the debate, go to https://facebook.com/PimaDems.

Saturday, June 20, 1:30 p.m.: Flagstaff Mayoral Forum. We’re proud to welcome the Democratic candidates Paul Deasy and Jamie Whelan. Each candidate will give a brief opening statement and then we’ll have a question and answer period. Please submit your questions in advance to info@CoconinoDemocrats.org. Join Zoom Meeting at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87023763250. Meeting ID: 870 2376 3250. You will be asked to identify yourself before entering the meeting. The easiest way to do this is to rename yourself on the Zoom app so that your real name appears.

Juneteenth Town Hall – Tucson

Saturday, June 20, 2:00 p.m.: (Special Time)Pima County Democratic Party African-American Caucus Juneteenth Town Hall. Featured speakers are Pastor Grady Scott, Grace Temple Baptist Church; Felecia Rotellini, Chair of Arizona Democratic Party; Garrick McFadden, ADP Vice Chair; Sandra Kennedy, Arizona Corporation Commission; Coral Evans, Mayor of Flagstaff; state representative Geraldine Peten; Connie DeLarge, chair of the caucus; and Ne’Lexia Galloway, community leader. Please register in advance HERE. The caucus is not exclusively for African-Americans, all are welcome to join. For more information please contact Connie DeLarge at cdelarge@dmyl.com or (520) 241-8408.

Saturday, June 20, 2:00 p.m.: League of Women Voters Virtual Town Hall: Redistricting in Arizona. Hear from experts about Arizona’s Independent Redistricting Commission, one of the first in the U.S. What are the redistricting rules? When will they begin to draw new legislative and congressional districts for Arizona? How to apply to be a commissioner and why you should do so. Ask questions about redistricting—what is it and why should you care. For more information, please see our Facebook page.

Special Announcements:

DCSRA Current Events Discussion Group

Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m.: (Meetings cancelled due to coronavirus concerns) Democratic Club of the Santa Rita Area hosts a Current Events Discussion Group at the DCSRA Headquarters, Continental Shopping Plaza, 240 W. Continental Road (exit 63), Green Valley (Suite 420, between the Barber Shop and the restaurant Carne Y Vino). Join us at the weekly meeting of the Democratic Headquarters Current Events Discussion Group. We’ll talk about some of the major events of the previous week, including but not limited to political topics, and try and go behind the news for a deeper understanding. For more information, please contact Jean Vickers jean.vickers@cox.net.

Drinking Liberally

Third Wednesday of each month, 6:00 p.m.: Drinking Liberally returns to The Shanty, 401 E. 9th Street, Tucson. We need to know by the morning of each meeting approximately how many folks will attend. Please RSVP to tucson@drinkingliberally.org. Informal but thoughtful conversation. As a reminder, The Shanty does not serve food (yes, there is popcorn), so please feel free to bring your own or order in, all allowed at The Shanty. There is no obligation to order anything–but as a thank you to our host, I hope everyone will order at least one drink (alcoholic or otherwise).

Sunday, June 21: Father’s Day.

Monday, June 22, 5:30 p.m.: (check) Maricopa County Democratic Party Executive Committee Meeting at HQ, 2914 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix. Meet and greet (and dinner) begins at 5:30. Meeting begins promptly at 6:00 p.m.

Monday, June 22, 6:00 p.m.: Legislative District 3 meeting, at the Pima County Housing Center, 801 W. Congress Street. Meet the fourth Monday of each month. For more
information please contact Eva Dong at ecdong1@gmail.com.

Tuesday, June 23: (Rescheduled) Kentucky Democratic Primary, (Rescheduled) New York Primary.

Tuesday, June 23, 6:00 p.m.: AZ Citizens Clean Elections Commission debate for 3 Democratic candidates running for House in LD 10: Domingo DeGrazia, incumbent, Stephanie Hamilton, Paul Stapleton-Smith. None of the Democrats are running as Clean Elections participants. All debates will be live streamed on the Clean Elections YouTube Page. If you miss the live stream, the recorded debates will continue to be available on our YouTube page so you can watch at your convenience.

Tuesday, June 23, 6:30 p.m.: Legislative District 9 meeting, at the Water of Life Metropolitan Community Church, 3269 N. Mountain Avenue, Tucson. Meet the fourth Tuesday of each month. For more information please contact Kim Holoway at kimholaway@gmail.com.

Wednesday, June 24, 5:30 p.m.: Ward 4 Virtual Town Hall with special guests, Tucson Police Department Chief (Chris) Magnus and Tucson Fire Department Chief (Chuck) Ryan. There will be an option to ask questions if you join us virtually through the provided link. https://bit.ly/2AxSyIc.  If you prefer to call into the town hall, you can do so by calling 1-213-293-2303, Conference ID: 241 714 232#. You will not be able to ask questions live if you call in, but you may submit a question prior by emailing the Ward 4 Office at ward4@tucsonaz.gov. For more information, please call the Ward 4 office at 520-791-3199.

Thursday, June 25, 6:00 p.m.: Pima County Democratic Party Labor Caucus meeting, at Pima County Democratic Party HQ, 4639 E. 1st Street, Tucson.

Thursday, June 25, 6:00 p.m.: Casa Grande Democrats meeting, at Bedillon’s Restaurant (Adobe Room), 800 N. Park Avenue, Casa Grande. Meet the fourth Thursday of each month. For more information please contact Jack Guthrie at democratsofcasagrande@gmail.com and Like Us on Facebook.

Saturday, June 27, 10:00 a.m.: Northern Cochise County Democratic Club meeting. Meeting locations rotate between Benson and Wilcox. For more information please contact Kathy Suagee at soprano_58@hotmail.com. Visit our web page Northern Cochise County Democrats.

Saturday, June 27, 2:00 p.m.: Legislative District 11 meeting, at the Wheeler, Taft, Abbett Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive, Tucson. Meet the fourth Saturday of each month. For more information please contact Steve Witthoeft at sdwitt77@gmail.com.

Saturday, July 4: Independence Day.

Saturday, July 4, 9:30 a.m.: (No Meeting) Legislative District 2 meeting, at the Valencia Library, 202 W. Valencia Road, Tucson. For more information please contact Gerald Stoops at gfstoops@gmail.com.

Saturday, July 4, 11:00 a.m.: Greater Huachuca Area Democrats meeting, at the Golden Corral Restaurant, 798 S. Highway 92, Sierra Vista. For more information please contact ghadc1@yahoo.com.

Monday, July 6: Voter registration deadline for Arizona Primary Election.

Monday, July 6, 6:30 p.m.: Pima County Democratic Party executive committee meeting.

Tuesday, July 7: (Rescheduled) New Jersey Primary.

Wednesday, July 8: Early ballots mailed, Primary Election early voting begins.

Wednesday, July 8, 7:00 p.m.: Graham County Democratic Party meeting, at La Paloma Restaurant,  5183 Clifton Street, Solomon. Meet the second Wednesday of each month. For more information please contact us at grahamcountydemocraticparty@gmail.com or visit our Facebook Page.

Thursday, July 9, 5:30 p.m.: (New Location) Pima County Democratic Party Nucleus Club meeting, at the DoubleTree – Reid Park Hotel, 445 S. Alvernon Way, Tucson. Meet the second Thursday of each month. Non-members will be asked to make a contribution of $20 at the door or in advance. For more information, contact Nucleus Club at Pima County Democratic Headquarters (520) 326-3716.

Thursday, July 9, 5:30 p.m.: Pima County Democratic Party Disability Caucus meeting, at Direct Center, 1001 N. Alvernon Way, Tucson. Monthly meeting of the Disability Caucus. Open to the public. For more information please contact Contact Carol Brown (520) 325-9874.

Thursday, July 9, 5:30 p.m.: Yavapai County Democratic Party meeting, at the Prescott Adult Center, 1280 E. Rosser Road, Prescott. $10.00 donation, $5.00 if you bring a dish to share. Meet the second Thursday of each month. Please RSVP to (928)541-0413 or email us at info@yavdem.org.

Thursday, July 9, 5:30 p.m.: Greenlee County Democratic Party meeting, at the Clifton Railroad Station, 100 N. Coronado Blvd., Clifton. Meet the second Thursday of each month. For more information see our Facebook Page.

Thursday, July 9, 7:00 p.m.: Yuma County Democratic Party meeting, at the new Yuma Democratic Party HQ at 290 S. 1st Avenue, Ste. 1, Yuma. Parking is available in back. Meet the second Thursday of each month. For more information please contact us at yumademocrats@gmail.com.

Saturday, July 11: (Rescheduled) Louisiana Primary.

Saturday, July 11, 9:30 a.m.: Tanque Verde Valley Democrats meeting, at Risky Business, 8848 E. Tanque Verde Road. Usually meet the second Saturday of each month.  For more information visit our web site. Tanque Verde Valley Democratic Club.

Saturday, July 11, 10:00 a.m.: Mule Mountain Democrats meeting, at the Community Y, 26 Howell Avenue, Old Bisbee. For more information please contact John Viverto at vivertos@aol.com or visit our web page Mule Mountain Democrats.

Saturday, July 11, 10:00 a.m.: Coconino County Democratic Party meeting, at Coconino County Democratic Party HQ, 201 E. Birch Avenue, Suite #6, Flagstaff. Meet the second Saturday of each month. For more information please call (928) 214-0393 or email Kevin Ordean at Kordean@ccdem.org.

Saturday, July 11, 1:00 p.m.: Sun City Democrats of Oro Valley meeting, in the Navajo Room of the Activity Center, 1495 Rancho Vistoso Blvd., Sun City. Meet the second Saturday of each month. For more information lease contact Maureen Salz mosalz@outlook.com.

Saturday, July 11, 3:00 p.m.: Democratic Club of the Santa Rita Area meeting at the DCSRA Headquarters, Continental Shopping Plaza, 240 W. Continental Road (exit 63), Green Valley (Room 203 meeting room). For more information please contact (520) 838-0590.

Monday, July 13 – Thursday, July 16: (POSTPONED to August 17 due to coronavirus concerns). Democratic National Convention from the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Monday, July 13, 6:30 p.m.: Legislative District 4 meeting, at Total Wine & More, 1416 N. Litchfield Road, Goodyear. Meet the second Monday of each month. For more information please visit our Facebook page.

Monday, July 13, 6:30 p.m.: Democrats of Oro Valley meeting, at the Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive, Oro valley. Meet the second Monday of each month. Arrive at 6:15 to socialize a little before the 6:30 pm meeting.

Monday, July 13, 7:00 p.m.: Democrats of the Highlands at Dove Mountain meeting, in the Dove Mountain Clubhouse Catalina Room II, 4949 W. Heritage Club Blvd., Marana. For more information please contact (520) 661-1919.

Tuesday, July 14, Noon: Democrats of Rim Country meeting, at Tiny’s Family Restaurant, 600 Arizona Hwy. 260, Payson, AZ. Meet the second Tuesday of each month. For more information please contact paysondems@gmail.com or call (928) 468-9669.

Tuesday, July 14, 3:30 p.m.: Saddlebrooke Democrats meeting, at SaddleBrooke Activities Center, 64518 E. Galveston Lane (Saddlebrooke). Meet the second Tuesday of each month. For more information please contact Steve Groth at (520) 385-6686 or check our web site. SaddleBrookeDemocrats.org.

Tuesday, July 14, 4:00 p.m.: Democrats for Picture Rocks meeting, at Horseshoe BBQ Restaurant, 6575 N. Sandario Road, Tucson. Meet the second Tuesday of each month. For more information please contact Catalina Hall at dems4prandav@gmail.com.

Wednesday, July 15: Tax Day (rescheduled).

Wednesday, July 15, 11:00 a.m.: Democratic Women of the Prescott Area luncheon, at the Centennial Center, 1989 Clubhouse Drive, Prescott (on the Antelope Hills golf course). Luncheon reservations are required. A buffet luncheon will be provided. Cost is $17 for members and $20 for nonmembers.Reserve your spot on Actblue, Email DWPA@DWPAAZ.ORG, or call Jan at (626) 340-7060.RSVPs and credit card payment may be made through Act Blue by clicking on the link above, or at the door for those on the RSVP list by Credit Card, Check (made payable to DWPA), or with Cash. Note: Cancellations for reservations must be received 24 hours in advance! Attendees will be billed if they cancel  on the day of the event.

Wednesday, July 15, 6:00 p.m.: Democratic Club of Northern Gila County meeting, at the Payson Public Library, 328 N. McLane Road, Payson. Meet the third Wednesday of the month. For more information please contact paysondems@gmail.com or call (928) 468-9669.

Wednesday, July 15, 6:30 p.m.: Democracy for America – Maricopa County (DFA-MC) monthly meeting is the third Wednesday of every month, and the new location is Macayo’s on Central Avenue, South of Indian School. For more information contact DFAofMC@gmail.com.

Wednesday, July 15, 6:30 p.m.:  Legislative District 10 meeting, at the Unitarian Universalist Church, Goddard Hall, 4831 E 22nd Street, Tucson.There is a social time for all members and guests, beginning at 6 p.m. Meet the third Wednesday of each month. For more information please contact Bonnie Heidler at ld10azdems@gmail.com.

Wednesday, July 15, 6:30 p.m.: Copa City Democrats meeting, location varies. For more information please contact Constance Jackson at jcksconniejean@aol.com.

Thursday, July 16, 8:00 a.m.: Democrats of the Red Rocks breakfast, at Old Sedona Family Restaurant Bar & Grill, 1405 W. Hwy. 89A, Sedona. Meet the third Thursday of each month. Admission is $15, includes buffet breakfast and gratuity. Doors open at 8:00 a.m. Please RSVP to (928) 274-6541.

Saturday, July 18, 10:00 a.m.: Pima County Democratic Party African-American Caucus meeting, at Grace Temple Baptist Church, 1020 E. 31st Street, Tucson. Meet the third Saturday of each month. The caucus is not exclusively for African-Americans, all are welcome to join. For more information please contact Connie DeLarge at cdelarge@dmyl.com or (520) 241-8408.

Monday, July 20, 5:30 p.m.: (New meeting date and location) Marana Democrats meeting, at the Continental Ranch Community Center, 8881 N. Coachline Blvd., Tucson. For more information please RSVP to marana.demsandfriends@gmail.com, or see our Facebook page.

Monday, July 20, 6:00 p.m.: Northern Pinal County Democrats meeting, at Mountain View Lutheran Church, 2122 S. Goldfield Road, Apache Junction. Meet the third Monday of each month. For more information please contact David Coward at dbcoward@gmail.com.

Tuesday, July 21, 11:00 a.m.: Democratic Women of Southeastern Arizona meeting, at Manda Le Bar & Grill, 3455 Canyon De Flores, Sierra Vista, Meet the third Tuesday of each month. The cost of the luncheon is $15.00. For more information please contact Pat Smith at pandw111167@aol.com. Visit our web page. Democratic Women of Southeastern Arizona.

Thursday, July 23, 6:00 p.m.: Pima County Democratic Party Labor Caucus meeting, at Pima County Democratic Party HQ, 4639 E. 1st Street, Tucson.

Thursday, July 23, 6:00 p.m.: Casa Grande Democrats meeting, at Bedillon’s Restaurant (Adobe Room), 800 N. Park Avenue, Casa Grande. Meet the fourth Thursday of each month. For more information please contact Jack Guthrie at democratsofcasagrande@gmail.com and Like Us on Facebook.

Friday, July 24 – Sunday, August 9: Tokyo hosts the XXXII Olympiad Summer Games. (POSTPONED to 2021 by the IOC).

Friday, July 24: Last day to request an early mail-in ballot.

Saturday, July 25, 10:00 a.m.: Northern Cochise County Democratic Club meeting. Meeting locations rotate between Benson and Wilcox. For more information please contact Kathy Suagee at soprano_58@hotmail.com. Visit our web page Northern Cochise County Democrats.

Saturday, July 25, 2:00 p.m.: Legislative District 11 meeting, at the Wheeler, Taft, Abbett Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive, Tucson. Meet the fourth Saturday of each month. For more information please contact Steve Witthoeft at sdwitt77@gmail.com.

Monday, July 27, 5:30 p.m.: (check) Maricopa County Democratic Party Executive Committee Meeting at HQ, 2914 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix. Meet and greet (and dinner) begins at 5:30. Meeting begins promptly at 6:00 p.m.

Monday, July 27, 6:00 p.m.: Legislative District 3 meeting, at the Pima County Housing Center, 801 W. Congress Street. Meet the fourth Monday of each month. For more
information please contact Eva Dong at ecdong1@gmail.com.

Tuesday, July 28, 6:30 p.m.: Legislative District 9 meeting, at the Water of Life Metropolitan Community Church, 3269 N. Mountain Avenue, Tucson. Meet the fourth Tuesday of each month. For more information please contact Kim Holoway at kimholaway@gmail.com.

Friday, July 31: Last day for early voting and to return your mail ballot so that it is received by election day.

Saturday, August 1 and Monday, August 3: In person emergency voting at County Recorder facilities (TBA).

Monday, August 3: First day you can request an early mail-in ballot for the November general election.

Monday, August 3, 6:30 p.m.: Pima County Democratic Party executive committee
meeting.

Tuesday, August 4: Arizona Primary Election.

Tuesday, August 11: (Rescheduled) Connecticut Primary.

Monday, August 17 – Thursday, August 20: (Rescheduled) Democratic National Convention from the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (May be virtual).

Monday, August 24 – Thursday, August 27: Republican National Convention, from the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. UPDATE: The main events and speeches are changed to VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida, with official convention business remaining in Charlotte with a greatly reduced agenda and number of delegates.

Wednesday, August 26: Women’s Equality Day: Centennial celebration of the ratification of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote.

March on Washington – Get Your Knee Off Our Necks!

Friday, August 28 (Time TBA): On the 57th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, the Rev. Al Sharpton will hold a new March on Washington to restore and recommit to the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “The march will be a powerful event that will usher in a new era of civil rights — the era of demanding reform of policing and criminal justice.” Register for National Action Network’s March on Washington: Get Your Knee Off Our Necks! Instigated from the protest movement that has risen up since the police killing of George Floyd, the ‘Get Off Our Necks’ March on Washington will be a day of action that will demonstrate our commitment to fighting for policing and criminal justice.

Monday, September 7: Labor Day.

National Organization for Women State Conference 2020

Saturday, September 12, 9:00 a.m.: (Rescheduled)National Organization for Women State Conference 2020, at IBEW Local #570 Union Hall, 750 S. Tucson Blvd., Tucson. Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. and the conference begins at 9 a.m. Listen to noted experts speak on the ERA, Immigration, Reproductive Rights, Violence Against Women, Gun Violence, and LBGTQ+ rights. There will also be speeches by NOW-endorsed candidates and tabling by like-minded organizations, and more. Yummy food from local food trucks will be available for purchase for lunch, and we’ll provide snacks and drinks. Early-bird prices are good through February 29, so get your tickets now NOW member $15, Non-member $25. Register and purchase tickets at Eventbrite. For more information please see our Facebook page.

9th Annual Udall Dinner & Spirit of Arizona Awards

Saturday, October 3, 6:00 p.m.: (Rescheduled) Pima County Democratic Party 9th Annual Udall Dinner & Spirit of Arizona Awards, at the Desert Diamond Casino, 1100 W. Pima Mine Road, Sahuarita. This year we turn our focus towards UNITY, by returning to the foundation of this democracy: The U.S. Constitution. To that end, the theme of this year’s celebration is “Building a More Perfect Union.” The evening’s event promises to inspire, rally and motivate the Democratic Party to come together for this crucial election year. Don’t miss out! Our keynote speaker is author and Professor Noah Chomsky. Entertainment by The University of Arizona 20-piece Studio Jazz Ensemble, with special appearances by local Mariachi groups. Doors open at 5:00 p.m., VIP Reception 5-5:45 p.m., program at 6:00 p.m. Precinct Committeemen ticket price $100, individual ticket price $125, sponsorship levels available. For special discounts for students and military please contact us at: (520) 429-5064. Purchase tickets secure online at Actblue.

Monday, October 5: Voter registration deadline for general election.

Wednesday, October 7: Early ballots mailed, General Election early voting begins.

Friday, October 23: Last day to request an early mail-in ballot.

Friday, October 30 – Sunday, November 1: (Rescheduled) 32nd Annual Chandler Ostrich Festival, at Tumbleweed Park, 745 E. Germann Road, Chandler. Entertainment on the main stage: Friday: 98 Degrees, Saturday: Blues Traveler. Child/Senior Admission $8, Adult Admission $15, VIP Admission $30-$50.

Friday, October 30: Last day for early voting and to return your mail ballot so that it is received by election day.

Saturday, October 31 and Monday, November 2: In person emergency voting at County Recorder facilities (TBA).

Tuesday, November 3: General Election.

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