After a 7 month hiatus, Southern Arizona talk show host John C. Scott has returned to the radio today on KEVT, 1210 AM, advertising as “progressive voices” of Southern Arizona. He defined progressive as “moving forward and onward”, talking about “progress through political reform”. His show will be M to F, 3 to 5 p.m.
On his premier show today on KEVT he interviewed:
— Jim Small, reporter at Arizona Capitol Times (they discussed the Hillary vs. Donald campaign in Arizona, early voting, close races in the Arizona State House and Senate, Propositions 205 and 206, Hispanic voting power).
— Dr. Matt Heinz, candidate in CD 2 House (talked about his opponent freshman Republican Congresswoman Martha McSally, the Affordable Care Act, Planned Parenthood, etc.)
— Jeff Rogers, former Chair of the Pima County Democratic Party (recently lost his campaign for Justice of the Peace Precinct 6 in the Dem primary against former State Senator Paula Aboud). They discussed the Hilary vs. Donald campaign, the Pima County Board of Supervisors’ races, Latino voters & voter turnout.
–Dylan Smith, Publisher/editor of online media source Tucson Sentinel, www.tucsonsentinel.com. Dylan talked about early voting and ballots, Hillary vs. Trump polling, Pima County races in Supervisor District 1, 3, and Sheriff.
–Sharon Bronson, incumbent Pima County Supervisor in District 3, facing a Republican challenger Kim DeMarco. Sharon has first elected in Nov. 1996. She talked about her current race, Pima County and City of Tucson relationships, County success stories.
— Jim Nintzel, Senior writer at Tucson Weekly and host of Zona Politics on Sundays on KXCI community radio. Jim talked about the Pima County races in District 1 and Sheriff, CD 1 race, LD 2 House race, US Presidential race and polling, TUSD Governing Bd. races.
John C. Scott spent his hiatus off the radio being campaign chair of incumbent Pima County Attorney Barbara LaWall’s re-election campaign. LaWall prevailed in the Dem primary against former public defender Joel Feinman. She faces a Green Party opponent (Cyndi Tuell) in the General Election.
Scott has been on the air for 27 years in various stations around Southern Arizona, and is a former State Senator. His current producer is Democrat activist Matthew Laos, who recently had his own show “What Matters” on KVOI 1030 AM on the dial.
Listen to the John C. Scott Show, M to F, 3 to 5 p.m. on KEVT, the Progressive Voice. Welcome back, John.