On Wednesday September 3, 2014 a Citizens Clean Election Commission debate was held at PCC downtown between LD 9 House contenders: incumbent Republican Rep. Ethan Orr and his Democrat challenger Dr. Randy Friese. Democrat LD 9 Rep. Victoria Steele is also in this race but had an out of town commitment prior to the scheduling of this debate.
About 65 people attended this debate, including Ward 6 Councilman Steve Kozachik (a Democrat) and Pima County Dem Party Chair Don Jorgensen.
Voters have to choose 2 candidates for 2 AZ House seats in the General Election for LD 9, between these 3 individuals running.
View the video of this debate posted by CCEC: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4WCbIcQrx9I&feature=youtu.be
DrFriesefor house.com. Dr. Friese got his M.D. from the University of Md. School of Medicine and since 2008 has been an Associate Trauma Medical Director at UA.
EthanforHouse.com, Rep. Orr is a former Executive Director of a statewide organization dedicated to helping Veterans and people with disabilities find employment, and has his MPA from the UA.
Democrat State Senator Steve Farley of LD 9 is running unopposed in this district.
And in case you’re wondering, here the latest voter registration numbers for LD 9 from Pima County Recorder’s Office: Democrats 40,984 Republicans 36, 435 Others 35,599 Libertarians 1041 Green 452 AEL 9.
Vote wisely on or before November 4, 2014.