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The City of Tucson will have a mayoral race after all, now that write-in candidate Rick Grinnell received enough Republican votes in the Aug. 30 primary election to move on to the general election.
For the first time in Oro Valley’s history, there is no need for a General Election.
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.
Arizona race for governor
Dec. 1, 2004 - Even the javelinas that have their acorn dinner at town hall most evenings go home before the members of the Oro Valley General Plan Revisions Committee members on what have been described as marathon meeting nights.
Oro Valley residents will cast one of their most important votes ever Nov. 4 when they decide whether to pass or reject a proposed General Plan update that will help determine how the town grows during the next 20 years.
The Pima County Board of Supervisors unanimously agreed to ask voters on the November general election ballot if they will support overhauling the County’s outdated animal shelter.
Marana voters approved both questions on the General Election ballot Tuesday.
Arizona won't just have a new governor come November, embattled Attorney General Tom Horne was defeated Tuesday night in the primary, losing the election to Mark Brnovich.
Faced with the impossible task of endorsing a new General Plan in time to present it to voters in May, the Oro Valley Town Council is now on a course that would delay a General Plan election for another six months.
October 5, 2005 - If there is one resident of Oro Valley who is most familiar with the Oro Valley General Plan, it is probably Bill Adler.
Christina Vanoverbeke, CVanoverbeke@ExplorerNews.com
On Tuesday, May 17, Marana residents will be voting on the General Plan, and a proposal to renew the town's Trico Electric Cooperative, Inc. franchise agreement.
The ballot set to run in the August Primary Election took shape in Arizona on May 28, as candidates worked to submit the required signatures to officially run.
The Marana Chamber of Commerce has elected its board of directors for the 2008-09 fiscal year.
The five major executive branch offices in Arizona are governor, secretary of state, attorney general, treasurer and superintendent of public instruction. The following are overviews of the candidates in the Sept. 10 primary election races. Uncontested major and third party candidates will automatically advance to the general election Nov. 5. The Northwest EXPLORER will provide more information about their campaigns in our October general election coverage.
Waiting for Tuesday's results, I dropped in on an old friend who's one of the leading Democrat political consultants to compare generalizations. I won't embarrass him by name. One thing we both note is the level of nastiness and intolerance is much higher than ever.
Nov. 16, 2005 - Oro Valley voters approved the town's revised general plan in the Nov. 8 election. Preliminary results show that the plan was approved by a margin of 77 percent to 23 percent.
Why is there a General Plan?
No better understanding of a fast-growing town's struggle to shape its future can be had than to follow its residents as they go about revising a General Plan.
June 22, 2005 - While there are some decisions to be made before a final budget is adopted, the Oro Valley council has capped the town's spending for 2005-06 at $99 million.
Marana residents have received their mail-in ballots, and the polls will be open May 17. While our town council elections were decided in March, there are still a couple of important matters to decide in this month’s General Election: Marana’s 2010 General Plan update and Trico Electric Cooperative’s franchise agreement with the town.