Sheriff Clarence Dupnik and his challengers to speakby Carolyn Classen on Jun. 20, 2011, under Life, Politics
Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik will be the guest speaker at the Saguaro Eastside Democrats (SED) meeting on Monday, June 20th. Democrat Dupnik has already announced that he will run for reelection in 2012. He has served as Sheriff since February 1980, with over 50 years in law enforcement and is now 75 years old. Biographical/career info on the Sheriff click here, from the Pima Count Sheriff Department’s website.
The meeting will be held at New Spirit Lutheran Church, 8701 E. Old Spanish Trail (northeast corner at Camino Seco). The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. with light refreshments and time for socializing. Dupnik will begin his talk at 7 p.m. There will be ample time allotted for an audience question and answer period.
All meetings of SED are free and open to the public. You don’t have to be a member to attend. For further information, call 520-850-6755.
The Saguaro Eastside Democrats encompasses Pima County ’s Eastside communities in Legislative Districts 28, 29 & 30.
Then two days later several Republican potential challengers to the Sheriff are speaking:
“Pima GOP After Hours” with Pima County Sheriff Candidates Terry Frederick, Chester Manning, Walt Setzer, and Vinson Holck. Click on their names (blue hyperlinks) for their campaign websites. Looks like there will be a contested Republican primary for this office in 2012.
The Pima GOP After Hours begins promptly at 6 PM with some announcements. Each of the candidates will then have an opportunity to speak and answer questions individually. At 7 PM there will also be a 30 minute period to talk to each of the candidates one-on-one.
Where: Pima GOP HQ, 5447 E 5th St., suite 100 (west of Craycroft)
When: Wednesday, June 22, 2011, 6:00 PM
More info: wwwpimagop.org.