Tucson Weekly’s additional endorsements for General Election 2016
Last week the Tucson Weekly newspaper published their endorsements for various offices (Corporation Commission, Pima County, TUSD) and Propositions 205 and 206: https://blogforarizona.net/tucson-weeklys-endorsements-for-general-election-2016/
Here’s their Part 2 of endorsements for the General Election on Nov. 8, 2016 on pages 4 and 6 of today’s print edition:
U.S. Senate: Ann Kirkpatrick (D)
Congressional District 1: Tom O’Halleran (D)
Congressional District 2: Dr. Matt Heinz (D)
LD 2 Senate: Andrea Dalessandro (D), incumbent
LD 2 House: Chris Ackerley (R) incumbent and Rosanna Gabaldon (D), incumbent
LD 9 House: Dr. Randy Friese (D), incumbent and Pam Powers Hannley (D)
LD 10 Senate: David Bradley (D), incumbent
LD 10 House: Prof. Kirsten Engel (D), and Stefanie Mach (D), incumbent
Pima County School Superintendent (open seat): Dustin Williams (D)
Amphi School Board (3 open seats, non partisan) : Julie Cozad
Early voting in Arizona started on Oct. 12, 2016. Vote wisely on or before Nov. 8, 2016.
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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 Tucsoncitizen.com 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, www.southernazjapan.org (since Jan. 2013).