There are 2 contested races in the City Council election coming up on November 5, 2013.
Ben Buehler-Garcia, R
Karin Uhlich, D, two term Councilmember
Richard Fimbres, D, one term Councilmember
Mike Polak II, R
Steve Kozachik, D, one term Councilmember
Three City Council candidate forums are coming up in October, for voters to meet the candidates and find out about their positions on various City issues.
October 1, 7 p.m., hosted by 4Tucson
Northminster Presbyterian Church
2450 E. Ft. Lowell (SW corner of Tucson Blvd.)
Click here to register for this event.
October 6, 2 p.m., hosted by PCIC (Pima County Interfaith Council)
Sacred Heart Church
601 E. Ft. Lowell (west of 1st Avenue)
October 16, 6:30 p.m., hosted by the League of Women Voters & Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
225 N. Country Club (north of Broadway)
The flyer on this Oct. 16 forum from LWVGT indicates that all five candidates will be attending.
Also coming up, AZPM Channel 6 Arizona Illustrated will be hosting candidate forums on Fridays October 4 (Ward 3) and 18 (Ward 5). Mark your calendars to watch those debates, airing at 6:30 p.m.
And if you want to hear radio debates, tune in to the Bill Buckmaster Show (1030 AM KVOI) on October 10, high noon for the Ward 5 candidates, and on October 14 (12:30 p.m.) for Ward 3.
Vote wisely on or before November 5. Vote-by-mail ballots will be sent out starting October 17. Remember that the General election is city-wide, not voting by wards (primary).