Republican City Councilman Steve Kozachik supporting Ron Barber’s campaignby David Pinar on Feb. 10, 2012, under Uncategorized
Republican Tucson Councilman Steve Kozachik – who made a recent guest blog here at Tucson Citizen suggesting everyone – Republican and Democrat – stand aside and let Ron Barber fill the remain term of CD8 – has announced he will supporting Ron Barber in the special election for CD8.
Kozachik is still proposing that all candidates — Republicans and Democrats alike — step aside and let Barber complete the term of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. Naturally, that is going over like a lead balloon with the announced Republican candidates. Sam Stone, spokesman for Martha McSally, says this would somehow prevent voters from getting to know Barber and his position on the issues. UA Sportscaster Dave Sitten said “”I won’t stand down now, nor will I stand down when fighting for our community’s values in Washington”. John Lervold called Barber an “anointed one” and called for the voters to decide.
While I admire and respect Kozachik’s independent stance, I feel the voters must make their own decision, between Mr. Barber and Republican candidates. Gabby’s endorsement is just an endorsement, nothing more, nothing less. But we at Baja Democrats wholeheartedly endorse Ron Barber for the remainder of the CD8 term. We also wholeheartedly endorse Matt Heinz for the new CD2 seat.
Ron Barber for CD8, Matt Heinz for CD2 – a winning combination for southern Arizona!