Check your mailboxes!
Today is the start of early voting for the General Election for all of Tucson, all of Yuma, and some districts in Phoenix. Be sure to cast your vote, sign the ballot envelope, and place the envelope back into the mail.
At www.azvoterguide.com, Center for Arizona Policy gave all the candidates an opportunity to respond to its survey. If a candidate declined to respond, their contact information is listed next to their name. If you’d like to request the candidate complete the survey, you can download a blank survey to send to them here.
One of the most frequently asked questions we receive during elections season is “Why do candidates decline to respond?”
Simply put, the answer is “We don’t know.”
CAP’s Voter Guide is nonpartisan and straight forward. We treat every candidate the same and follow up with candidates multiple times to give them every opportunity to respond.
This year, CAP sent out its survey for azvoterguide.com to all the candidates running for local office in Phoenix, Prescott, Surprise, Tucson, and Yuma. Below are the candidates who declined to respond. If there is a candidate in your district that you would like to hear from on the issues, feel free to tweet them a blank version of the original survey.
Last week, I was on air with KPXQ’s Tom Brown discussing the launch of the City Election Voter Guide at azvoterguide.com and the same-sex “marriage” initiative that may be on the 2014 ballot. Tom also baited me into discussing some baseball talk on the air, and being an avid baseball fan trying to see a game in every baseball stadium in the country, I couldn’t help but indulge him.
The legislative session has just ended, and Center for Arizona Policy saw nine CAP-supported bills signed into law! That brings the total for CAP since its founding in 1995 to 123 CAP-supported bills becoming law! Here’s a quick rundown of the bills from this session and what they do: