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Opponents of the Town of Oro Valley’s decision to buy the El Conquistador country club and golf facilities are suing the town clerk for rejecting the petition they filed to send the purchase to the ballot.
Organizers of the referendum petition drive that could reverse the Town of Oro Valley’s planned purchase of the El Conquistador country club and golf courses handed the town clerk more than 3,000 signatures Thursday.
On Dec.17, the mayor, with the votes from three other Oro Valley Council Members passed an Ordinance and a Resolution to raise our sales tax and to buy the El Conquistador Country Club facility, including three golf courses for $1,000,000. This was done without Voter Approval.
On Dec.17, the mayor, with the votes from three other Oro Valley Council members passed an ordinance and a resolution to raise our sales tax and to buy the El Conquistador Country Club facility, including three golf courses for $1,000,000. This was done without voter approval.
From the back of a packed Oro Valley Town Council chambers, near the doors ordered open by the town fire marshal, one of the many skeptics of the town’s proposal to purchase the Hilton El Conquistador’s country club couldn’t contain his irritation.
Oro Valley residents who oppose the Town Council’s recent decision to purchase the El Conquistador country club and golf facilities for a town community center have filed an application for a referendum petition, potentially allowing local voters to ultimately decide.
The Oro Valley Town Council will vote tonight (Dec. 17) on whether to purchase the golf and other recreational amenities of the El Conquistador resort, spending $1 million to acquire the property and committing to a half-cent sales tax increase for improvements and its continued operations.
PIMA COUNTY – The Pima County Elections Department is preparing for a recount in the Congressional District 2 race between incumbent Democrat Ron Barber and Republican challenger Martha McSally.
When singers finish their performances on “American Idol,” viewers can vote for their favorite contestant over the next 24 hours via text message, Facebook, mobile apps, the Internet and by telephone. Votes are tallied and the winner is announced the next day. Pretty easy.
A federal judge last week rejected an effort by Congressman Ron Barber’s campaign to include an additional 133 votes that were disqualified for administrative reasons in the 2014 election.
Due to a less than one-tenth of one percent difference between Republican Martha McSally and Democratic Rep. Ron Barber, an official recount of the votes will take place.
Pima County Recorder, F. Ann Rodriguez, announced today that a breakdown of the results of the provisional and conditional provisional ballots from the November 4, 2014 General Election is now available for Congressional District 2. We can now give a breakdown of how many of the provisional and conditional provisional forms were issued to voters in CD2.
The outcome of the election won’t be official until next month, but congressional hopeful Martha McSally reinforced her recent claim to victory by showing up in Washington for freshman orientation Monday.
The race between Democratic Congressman Ron Barber and Republican challenger Martha McSally remained too close to call as of the Explorer’s Monday deadline, with McSally holding a slim 341-vote lead over Barber.
After counting 4,772 provisional ballots today, the Pima County Elections Department has about 200 more to count.
The Congressional District 2 race is now even tighter after today's vote count came in still giving Republican Martha McSally the lead but by only 179 votes over Democrat Ron Barber.
If Facebook friends were votes, Fred DuVal would be the next governor of Arizona.
A judge denied Republican candidate Martha McSally's request to block some of the provisional ballots for this years Congressional District 2 race.
As of this morning, the Pima County Elections department will continue to count the several thousands of ballots that are remaining.
An update was just released from Pima County Elections Director Brad Nelson on the new number of ballots that still needed to be counted.
Arizona voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved Proposition 303, which aims to allow terminally ill patients to gain access to experimental drugs that have passed the first phase of FDA approval.
Arizona voters on Tuesday soundly rejected Proposition 304, which would have given Arizona lawmakers their first pay raise in 16 years.
As ballots continue to be counted, incumbent Democrat Ron Barber holds a slight lead over challenger Republican Martha McSally.