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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“The Report” ~ Episodes 6 & 7

The writers at the Lawfare Blog are publishing a podcast series to make the Mueller Report more available to a wide audience. Told in a careful, but dramatic fashion, these podcasts are worth the listening time. Episodes 6 & 7 are now available. Part VI: Back Channels It’s December 29, 2016. The Obama administration announces […]

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Lordy, Lordy, Mr. Comey

The Twitter-verse has been wild today with comments on the Justice Department Inspector General’s long-awaited report on the supposed misconduct of James Comey, former FBI Director. We here at the Coconino Democrats are not big fans of Mr. Comey, having formed our unfavorable impressions when he jumped onto the national stage in 2016 with inappropriate […]

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Our Weekend of Action: Huge Success

Our goals for last weekend were (1) register students as they moved into their campus homes, (2) test-run some canvassing ideas, including student-focused literature, targeting apartment complexes, testing quality of existing data, and launching from a room with an outside door (our internal office space is a bit of a problem on weekends), and (3) […]

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