Ward 1 Councilmember Regina Romero announces for Mayor of Tucson

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“I am very excited to share that I have decided to run for Mayor of the City of Tucson! (from 1/9/19 FB page)

I have been serving Tucson residents in my capacity as Ward 1 Council Member for the last 11 years. I am strongly committed to continue moving our great city towards prosperity and to lead as Mayor of Tucson. See press release below for details and visit my Facebook campaign page to learn more: Regina Romero.

Please share with your networks and comment your thoughts below! Let’s make history together in 2019! #VoteReginaRomero #TucsonMayor2019″ 

Ward 1 Councilmember Regina Romero

 


Carolyn’s note: Regina is a 3 term Councilmember for Ward 1, and is married to Ruben Reyes, CD 3 Congressman Raul Grijalva’s District Director. She also works as the Director of Latino Engagement for the Center for Biological Diversity.  Current Mayor of Tucson Jonathan Rothschild has decided to step down after 2 terms.  Since Regina will not be running again for Ward 1 Council, that seat will be open as ell.




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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 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).