EMERGENCY FEDERAL ACTION ALERT – Jan 12, 2022

Produced by the Legislative Committee of the Coconino County Democratic Party and the Democrats of the Red Rocks ALL HANDS ON DECK! – LET’S DO THIS BEFORE MONDAY!  FILIBUSTER DEBATE JAN 17 AND  VOTING RIGHTS.  THIS IS SO IMPORTANT THAT WE SEND IT OUT OF OUR USUAL SCHEDULE AS A SINGLE ALERT.  CONTACTS MUST BE […]

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ARIZONA LEGISLATIVE ALERT – Jan. 8, 2022

Produced by the Legislative Committee of the Coconino County Democratic Party and Democrats of the Red Rocks A. OPTIONS FOR ACTION TO SUPPORT DEMOCRACY:  Did you participate in any of the public vigils or other demonstrations for democracy on January 6th, the anniversary of the insurrection at the US Capitol attempting to stop certification of […]

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FEDERAL ACTION ALERT – January 8, 2022

Produced by the Legislative Committee of the Coconino County Democratic Party and Democrats of the Red Rocks “I know these are challenging times but we are better than this! This is the time for each of us to show up and speak out.”….. “Do not make excuses that your Senator won’t listen, your job is […]

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New Senator for LD7

The Coconino County Board of Supervisors has selected a new Senator for Legislative District 7 to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Senator Jamescita Peshlakai. After interviewing the three nominees of our LD7 precinct committeepersons today, the Board selected Theresa Hatathlie. We congratulate Senator Hatahlie and look forward to working with her to […]

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Results of the LD7 Meeting to Nominate Candidates for Appointment to State Senate

The resignation of State Senator Jamescita Peshlakai triggered a statutory process by which the Coconino County Board of Supervisors appoints someone to fill the vacancy. The first step in the process was for our LD7 Precinct Committee Members to nominate three qualified candidates to the Board of Supervisors. This was completed Tuesday, January 4th via Zoom, using […]

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Now Hiring: Executive Director

The Coconino County Democratic Party will hire its first Executive Director this winter. This move will allow us to continue the tremendous expansion of party work that we have achieved over the last 4 years and lay the foundation for new leadership at the officer level beginning in 2023. Our County Party will be the […]

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Arizona Will Pay for It

Arizona Agenda reports that Sen. Wendy Rogers wants Arizona instead of Mexico to pay for the border wall —at least a few expensive miles of it. After failing last year to get the legislature to spend $300 million of state funds to build a border wall, she’s upping the ante this year with her SB 1032, which would spend a […]

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2022 Must Be Different

Our 2018 theme was “Midterms Matter.” This year the midterm election may determine whether we have democratic elections in 2024. So, in 2022, the Midterm Election really matters. We must and we can win our statewide offices: U.S. Senate, Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, Treasurer. The Republican candidates, whoever wins the primary, will be […]

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Lerner Explains “No” Vote on IRC Maps

Final redistricting maps are out. After making huge compromises on the Congressional map, the Democratic Commissioners had finally had enough when it came to the legislative map. Nonetheless, Legislative Map was approved by a 3-2 vote over Democratic objections. Here, Commissioner Lerner explains her “no” vote on the Republican gerrymander of the maps that will […]

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Senator Peshlakai Resigns

Senator Jamescita Peshlakai has served our County and the State in the legislature as a Representative and the Senator from Legislative District 7 since 2013. In the 2018 session, she was co-Minority Whip in the Senate. She is a veteran of the Persian Gulf War and a graduate of Northern Arizona University (BA, MA). Yesterday, […]

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