We Need Better Education Leadership

We’re frankly embarrassed. Our State Senator is Republican Sylvia Allen. She’s head of the Senate Education Committee. We need to change that. We can by electing a Democratic in November 2020. Currently, there is one Democrat running for the seat — Felicia French. Why are we writing this now? Because we’re enraged by another piece […]

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Democratic Politics Lunch: LD-6 Candidates!

We’ll be hosting this month’s event at Horsemen Lodge in the Doney Park area. Our guests are the Democratic Candidates for the Arizona Legislature: Col. (retd) Felicia French for Senate and Mayor Coral Evans. Colonel (Ret) Felicia French is a third-generation Arizonan, who grew up in Phoenix, AZ but has now lived in rural Arizona […]

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Educational Priorities for LD-6 Candidate Evans

I have always said that an institution’s budget reflects our values…. Together, we can build the Arizona we want. Coral Evans Flagstaff Mayor Coral Evans published a column this week in Flagstaff Business News which lays out her priorities for Arizona Education. Mayor Evans is the Democratic candidate for the Arizona House in Legislative District […]

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Elect Democrats to LD-6 to support women’s rights

From 2011 through 2017, abortion rates in nearly all states of the U.S. 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 to a study released this September by […]

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Allen and Thorpe Get Orders from ALEC

LD-6 Senate Candidates Sylvia Allen (R) and Bob Thorpe (R) went to Texas last week to get their marching orders from ALEC. LD-6 Senator Sylvia Allen (R) and LD-6 Representative Bob Thorpe (R) went on what was likely an all-expense-paid trip to Austin, Texas for the ALEC conference at the luxury J.W. Marriott hotel, according […]

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Allen’s comments prove she is not fit to serve

It gives me no pleasure to say this, but Sylvia Allen, the state senator representing Flagstaff and the rest of Legislative District 6, is a white supremacist. I’ve considered this deeply in the days since her shocking remarks, and there’s no other logical or meaningful interpretation. She referred to research on the “browning of America,” […]

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Sylvia Allen Can’t Hide Her Backward Views

During a rambling, 25-minute speech peppered with religious and autobiographical references, Allen expressed a worldview that the founding principles of the United States are under attack by feminists, secularists, and immigrants. That happened on July 15, according to reporting by the Phoenix New Times. Then it got worse. Having experienced national and statewide condemnation as […]

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LD-6: Statement of Candidate Non-Support

The Coconino County Democratic Party has a long-standing policy of remaining neutral in contested primary races “absent extraordinary circumstances.” The Executive Committee has found it necessary to invoke that exception in the case of the candidacy of Greg DeCross, who has filed to run for one of the two seats in the LD-6 House race […]

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2019 Legislative Wrap up — the Good, the Bad, the Ugly

We believe that your advocacy through Request to Speak and with phone calls, emails, letters, and in person meetings with legislators made a difference in the 2019 session — mostly in stopping some very bad bills. Let’s keep it up next year! POSITIVE RESULTS: Delivered on the promise of a second installment of 20×2020, which […]

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Coral Evans Jumps into LD-6 House Race

Flagstaff Mayor Coral Evans announced today that she will run for Arizona House from Legislative District 6. She’s the first Democratic candidate to announce for the House race. Felicia French is running for the Arizona Senate seat, having made her announcement in February before hitting the Arizona Trail. In making her announcement, Evans said: There […]

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