This week the daily newspaper the Arizona Daily Star endorsed 3 Democrats and 1 Republican for the upcoming Mayoral & Council seats:
For Mayor– “Leadership”, Jonathan Rothschild (D):
for Ward 2 Council — “Let Cunningham keep his Ward 2 Seat”, incumbent Paul Cunningham (D):
for Ward 1 Council — “Dem Romero is best candidate for Ward 1 seat”, incumbent Regina Romero (D):
http://azstarnet.com/news/opinion/article_70d08f75-1021-51c3-94df-e6f8efbb5f09.html. (Green candidate Beryl Baker declined to be interviewed by the Star editorial board as they wanted to interview her and Romero separately, unlike the candidates in the Ward 2 or 4 races.)
for Ward 4 Council — “Tyler Vogt’s cooperative approach needed” – Tyler Vogt (R)
http://azstarnet.com/news/opinion/editorial/article_661f44d0-2f0b-5b17-9d17-65065e8ae80a.html (Republican candidate Tyler Vogt declined to be interviewed by the Star editorial board stating “I have very little confidence that our meeting will result in an unbiased presentation of my platform, qualifications and opinions.”)
Vote-by-mail starts this week, with ballots being mailed out on October 19 (today). Vote wisely on/before the General Election on November 8.
And stay tuned for endorsements from the Thursday alternative newspaper, the Tucson Weekly.
Update 11/3/11: No endorsements have come out from the Weekly this election cycle.