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Republican drops out of Tucson mayoral race due to signature challenge, leaving only Democrat and two Greens

The Republican candidate for mayor of Tucson, Arizona has dropped out of the race due to a signature challenge on his nominating petitions.  This is of interest to third partisans for two reasons.  First, it is rare that a major party is pushed off the ballot due to signature challenges (meaning that he didn’t collect enough valid signatures on his nominating petitions in order to meet the legal requirement). … Read more ...

In Tucson, AZ one Green enters mayoral race, another drops out to help Republican

From TusconCitizen.com:

[From a press release sent out by John McLane, the Green who dropped out:]  This humble number of registered Greens has to be accounted for. Not only for the sake of the members who have put their faith in our leadership, but for the two hundred thousand registered voters in the city of Tucson who do not believe in the Green party or our ability to create a sustainable city.

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Chuck Baldwin: The Arizona Shootings, The Second Amendment, And Aaron Zelman

Chuck Baldwin at ChuckBaldwinLive.com:

The shootings of at least 18 people (6 killed, at least 12 wounded) in Tucson, Arizona, has predictably ignited a firestorm of anti-gun, anti-right, and anti-anything not “liberal” diatribes from the typical big government talking heads in Washington, D.C., and New York City. Anti-freedom congressmen railed for more gun control, including resurrecting Bill Clinton’s so-called Assault Weapons ban, and other laws restricting “high capacity” magazines (the assailant reportedly used a Glock 9mm in the attack).… Read more ...

David Nolan: Three-minute statement to Arizona voters

David Nolan at Libertarian Party blog:

FOX-11 in Tucson ran this three-minute statement on Sunday; they offered every candidate for a major office the opportunity to do this, but surprisingly few took advantage of it! The media in Arizona give Libertarians better coverage than in most states, partly because we’ve earned it!… Read more ...