Article VII of ADP By-Laws: Amendment Proposals

Update 9/21/19: We were able to reach a good compromise on this proposed amendment. The 2% requirement was deleted. The four-county requirement was adopted. The By-Laws Committee of the Arizona Democratic Party will be proposing an Amendment to Article VII of the State Committee By-Laws on Saturday, September 21. The proposal is here. https://www.azdem.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Caucus-bylaws-revision_for-Sep21.pdf If […]

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Abortion Rates Steadily Decline

From 2011 through 2017, abortion rates in nearly all states of the U.S. — and in all Census Regions — declined. The big news is that states where Republicans have successfully restricted abortion access showed no bigger declines than elsewhere. A key factor in the decline is that there were fewer pregnancies nationwide. This according […]

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4th Debate News

The DNC announced last week that CNN, in partnership with the New York Times, will host the fourth Democratic Presidential Primary Debate at Otterbein University in Westerville, OH. This debate may occur over consecutive nights in prime time to accommodate a large field of qualifying candidates, with the first night on October 15 and the […]

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Remember and Recommit

Fifty-six years ago today, four precious little girls were murdered in one of the most heinous acts of white supremacist terror of the civil rights era. Addie Mae Collins and Carol Denise McNair were getting ready to sing in the choir. Carole Robertson and Cynthia Wesley were going to be ushers. The Klansmen who planted […]

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Fall/Winter Strategy

We kicked off our Fall/Winter 2019/2020 Strategy at our Monthly Action Meeting on September 14. The goals are to register new Democratic voters and reach out to unaffiliated and infrequent voters during this time. We’ll win in 2020 by registering and motivating new voters. Our County Party leadership is committed to reaching out to every […]

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Trump Is Destroying Our Land and Water

Everything Trump does from now to November 3 is for his re-election campaign. Is he miscalculating? True, he’s fulfilling — or trying to fulfill — promises he made in his first campaign. But as he does so, will more people wake up to the horror of those promises than be happy he kept them? Here […]

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The 3d Presidential Primary Debate: This Thursday!

This Thursday’s Debate will be televised from Houston, TX on ABC (Channel 15 in Northern Arizona) and on Univision (with Spanish translation) beginning at 5 pm, Arizona Time. The broadcast will also be available on the network’s streaming channel and on the ABCNews.com website and apps, as well as Hulu Live, The Roku Channel, and […]

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LD-6 In Motion to Win

The Four-County-LD-6 Working Group held its second meeting on Saturday in Sedona. Thanks to Felicia French for AZ Senate and Coral Evans for AZ House for coming to inspire us. Representatives from all four counties that are part of LD-6 attended — party leaders, club leaders, and Indivisible leaders came together to plan our joint […]

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Democrats on the Issues: Healthcare

by Ryan Anderson, Coconino County Democratic Party Precinct Committeeman Editor’s Note: Our County Party is neutral among Democratic candidates until one of those candidates becomes the party’s nominee; however, our precinct committee people are encouraged to analyze positions and share their thoughts as well as support the candidates of their choice. Here is another thoughtful piece […]

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Presidential Debate Update

The next Presidential Debate is September 12, starting at 5 pm Arizona time. Late last month, the Democratic National Committee voted to deny the request of many Democrats to schedule a climate-specific debate in addition to the 12 debates it announced in January 2019. Our local Democratic National Committee Member, Doug Ballard, voted with the […]

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