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Unless an appeal is filed, the Town of Marana will become the latest Community Health Analysis Area in the Tucson region to house a medical marijuana dispensary.
With the high number of provisional and mail-in ballots last week, the state had more than 600,000 votes to count after the Nov. 6 General Election. In Pima County, election crews spent the last week going through nearly 80,000 ballots.
As it sits, incumbent Clarence Dupnik looks to be on his way to his ninth consecutive term in office as Pima County Sheriff.
Ann Kirkpatrick is honored to announce the endorsements of law-enforcement leaders across Arizona's Congressional District 1 -- sheriffs or county attorneys from Apache, Coconino, Gila, Greenlee, Navajo, Pima and Pinal counties. Kirkpatrick has already received the endorsement of the Arizona Fraternal Order of Police.
Clarence Dupnik is looking to win his ninth consecutive term as Pima County Sheriff. The 75-year-old has maintained the position as the county’s top law enforcement official for the last 32 years, and despite the various campaign signs around town reading “Dump Dupnik,” the incumbent isn’t planning on going anywhere.
Running for Pima County Sheriff, Mark Napier was dominant in the primary election against his four Republican opponents, pulling in more than 43 percent of the total 66,662 votes cast, and defeating his closest opponent, Terry Frederick, by more than 18,000 votes.
He was the sheriff who wore the white hat, fought the federal government for a safer border, and when it came to service not many have measured up to Cochise County Sheriff Larry Dever.
Jo Holt, a Democrat, is new to the political stage, but feels it’s time for a newcomer to take the reins in the State Senate for Legislative District 11, formerly known as District 26.
With the Primary Election over, many races will start gaining more attention as candidates focus on the Nov. 6 General Election where more than just the U.S. President will be decided.
Though results are still considered unofficial by the Pima County Elections Department, there are some clear victors in the Aug. 28 primary election. The primary winners now move on to the Nov. 6 General Election.
On Tuesday, Arizona voters will be voting on the primary candidates they want to see move on to the General Election, and based on early numbers, many residents have already spoken.
Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik, who for the last 32 years has maintained his position as the county’s top law enforcement official, stood his ground against comments made last week by the five Republican candidates looking to fill his seat this election year.
Incumbent Clarence Dupnik leads Republican challenger Mark Napier by about 8,400 votes in the race for Pima County Sheriff.
In his 32 years as Pima County Sheriff, 75-year-old Clarence Dupnik has never lost an election, but that was before some controversial comments made in regards to Tucson’s Jan. 8 mass shooting and Arizona Senate Bill 1070.
The National Association of Police Organizations (NAPO) has announced its endorsement of Rich Carmona for U.S. Senate. NAPO represents more than 1,000 police units and associations, 241,000 sworn law enforcement officers and more than 100,000 citizens who share a common dedication to fair and effective crime control and law enforcement.
We are a society reliant on convenience, and judging by the increasing number of mail-in ballots being processed by election offices across the nation, voting is no exception.
Five candidates are competing to become the supervisor for District 1 in Pima County after current supervisor Ann Day steps down later this year.
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio endorsed District 26 House of Representatives candidate Adam Kwasman on Nov. 16, during a downtown press conference that was quickly interrupted by Occupy Tucson protestors.
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio held a press conference in Tucson Wednesday, announcing his support for Adam Kwasman, who is running for the Arizona House of Representatives, District 26.
Is the U.S./Mexico border safer now than it was two years ago?
Letters to the editor published in the January 12, 2010, edition of The Explorer.
Photo by Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik clarified some conflicting facts about the Giffords shooting.
Photo by Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik answers questions from reporters regarding the shooting involving Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. Dupnik confirmed that six people died in the shooting, including a child, and 19 others were injured.
Photo by Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, News media personnel place their microphone on the podium prior to Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik's press conference Saturday evening regarding that morning’s shooting involving Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.