AZ Daily Star & Tucson Weekly endorsements for Governing Boards of TUSD and PCCby Carolyn Classen on Oct. 12, 2012, under Life, Politics
The Arizona Daily Star endorsed three candidates for the Governing Board of Tucson United School District (TUSD) and Pima Community College (PCC) today. Click here for the editorial.
Here’s whom their editorial board recommends for three seats:
Mark Stegeman (incumbent)
This week the Tucson Weekly endorsed Ralph Ellinwood and Cam Juarez for TUSD school board, with “honorable mentions” to Betts Putnam-Hidalgo and Kristel Foster. Read their endorsements, click here. The Weekly did not endorse for the PCC governing board.
The three incumbents on the TUSD board seeking election are Miguel Cuevas, Dr. Mark Stegeman, and Dr. Alex Sugiyama. This is a non-partisan race, with 12 candidates running. For more info the official twelve candidates, click here for my previous blog post, with campaign websites (updated).
And for the Star’s endorsements for Pima Community College governing board in which their editorial board urged change and voting for the political newcomers: http://azstarnet.com/news/opinion/editorial/change-is-imperative-vote-for-lee-and-fridena/article_ddf76307-5b9f-57ab-b7eb-ac0f4528882a.html:
Sylvia Lee (District 3)
Richard Fridena (District 5)
The incumbents at PCC are “Vicki” Marshall (District 3) and Marty Cortez (District 5).
Another TUSD candidate forum coming up next week:
Save our Students: Save our Schools
TUSD Candidate Board Forum
How will you vote to make sure your child is getting the best education possible?
Our students/children deserve excellent public education and YOUR VOTE IS IMPORTANT! Learn where school board candidates stand on what matters most to our families:
(1) Safe transportation to neighborhood schools
(2) No small school closures
Lemonade, Coffee & Pan Dulce!
Join us October 16th 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm at St. John’s Catholic Church (12th Ave and Ajo, 602 W. Ajo Way).
Early voting for the AZ General election began on October 11. Vote wisely on or before November 6.