Jonathan Rothschild, the only Democrat seeking the office of Mayor of the City of Tucson, is having a Grand Opening Party for his campaign headquarters on Saturday, March 26, from high noon to 3 p.m.
HQ address is 3400 E. Speedway, #114, on the south side of Speedway between Whole Foods Market and Ike’s Coffee Shop, east of Country Club. This was the former Reader’s Oasis independent bookstore location.
If you haven’t met attorney Jonathan yet or his campaign staff, drop by this party.
Info on Jonathan’s interests & activities from his website:
He is a member of the Tucson Parks & Recreation Commission and currently serves as Chair of the Jewish Community Relations Council. Jonathan has also served on the Boards of the Tucson Medical Center Foundation, Jewish Family & Children’s Service, Friends of the University Libraries, University of Arizona and the Community Foundation of Southern Arizona.
Other responsibilities, past and present, include:
* Adjunct Professor, James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona
* Chair, Committee on Examinations, State Bar of Arizona
* Project Coordinator, Operation Deep Freeze
* Member, SMART Project, Pima County Sheriff’s Department
* Treasurer, Pima County Democratic Party
Two Republicans Shaun McClusky and Ron Asta are seeking the job as Mayor of the City of Tucson as well, and will face off in the August 30 primary. Former Democrat, now Independent Pat Darcy is considering a run. Independent (former Republican) Marshall Home just filed last week.
No current or former Tucson City Councilmember has declared an intent to run for this job. Republican Mayor Bob Walkup announced at the State of the City Address on February 22 that he was not seeking his 4th term as Mayor.
Jonathan will also be speaking at the Tucson chapter of Drinking Liberally on May 1st (May Day), at The Shanty, 401 E. 9th Street (NE corner of 4th Avenue), 6 p.m.