Democratic National Convention

Now that we know the VP pick is the extraordinary Kamala Harris, let’s turn to planning how to watch the Democratic National Convention next week. Here’s the schedule. And, because this is the 21st Century, there are many options available for watching the convention.

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CC Dems Meet as General Election Deadlines Draw Closer

Seventy-one enthusiastic Dems attended our monthly Democratic Action and Quarterly Business Meeting on Saturday, August 8, determined as ever to ensure the election in November of all of our outstanding Democratic candidates. Special thanks to Flagstaff mayoral candidate Paul Deasy and council candidates Anthony Garcia, Jim McCarthy, and Eric Senseman for participating, along with Coconino […]

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Bates Urges Supporters to Vote for Judy Begay and Get to Work to Win in November

Democratic Primary Candidate Bryan Bates published the following concession letter today, urging his supporters to support his primary opponent, Judy Begay, and to engage in this critically important election. Bryan, you campaign was run with dignity and purpose and we will be forever grateful for your contribution to the discussion of issues in Coconino County […]

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Three Statewide Ballot Initiatives Worthy Of Your Support

The Coconino County Democratic Party recommends a “yes” vote on each of the following three statutory initiatives. All three are currently under court challenge, but if cleared to appear on the ballot, they are expected to have the proposition numbers indicated in parentheses. STOP SURPRISE BILLING AND PROTECT PATIENTS ACT (Prop. 208) Arizonans Fed Up […]

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August 4 Primary: Vote!

Deadline to return voted early ballot:  August 4, 7:00 pm Locations to drop off voted early ballots:  Any ballot drop box – https://coconino.az.gov/DocumentCenter/View/36811/Coconino-County-Ballot-Drop-Box-Locations-2020-Primary?bidId= Any polling location in the county between 6 am to 7 pm (local time) on Election Day Hours the polling places will be open – 6:00 am to 7:00 pm (local time).  Polling places on […]

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Most Urgent Issue in Arizona: Back to School in the Era of COVID-19

As parents, students, and educators, with all their unique circumstances, contemplate returning to school, COVID-19 presents major challenges for K-12 education. Other countries that have reopened schools successfully have much lower rates of community transmission than found in the United States, along with robust testing and contracting tracing programs. Even so, some of these schools […]

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Vote Saturday or Monday for August 4 Primary

Coconino County voters that may have health concerns or worry about contracting the COVID 19 coronavirus can participate in emergency early voting at several locations across the county on Saturday, August 1 and Monday, August 3. Voters taking advantage of emergency early voting will be required to complete a form stating that they have an […]

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Should We Open Our Schools?

By Carrie Sampson First, let me position myself. I am a mother of two school-aged children, an incoming kindergarten and third grader. I am an educator. As a faculty member at Arizona State University, I teach and research educational equity, leadership, and policy. I am mixed-race, with Latinx and Black heritage, born and raised in […]

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Where and When to Vote in the Arizona Primary!

The August 4 Primary Election is next Tuesday.  All registered voters in Coconino County are eligible to vote in the Primary Election. Sample ballots were mailed to households with registered voters that are not on the Permanent Early Voting List (PEVL) or have not requested an early ballot.  The sample ballot includes the name and […]

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Will COVID-19 Hospital Data Disappear?

It Already Has. How the Trump Administration Is Denying Access to Critical COVID-19 Information. On July 10, 2020, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) ordered hospitals, hospital laboratories, and acute care facilities as of July 15 to stop reporting COVID-19 data to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (the primary […]

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