Pamela Powers, a progressive voice for Arizona
Attorney General Terry Goddard knows that in order to beat Jan “beheadings!” Brewer in the race for governor of Arizona he has to win big in Pima County– the one bright blue spot in a state dominated by that large red blob to the north.
Goddard has been everywhere in recent weeks. There was an impressive voter registration rally on October 4 with fellow Democrats on the UA mall, and this weekend there are back to back events.
Women for Goddard Rally and Movie at the Loft
Come to the Loft Cinema, hear Goddard speak and view the film Iron Jawed Angels, an amazing movie on the battle for the women’s right to vote. (This is labeled as a women’s rally, but I’m sure men can come also.)
What: Women Vote Rally
When: Saturday, October 9th from 10-11:30 am.
Where: The Loft Cinema, 3233 E Speedway Blvd.
For more info, please contact Erika Burkhart at (303) 514-3452.
17th Annual Pima County Democratic Party Honor Roll Gala
If you’re into somewhat expensive political dinners, come this event and hear keynote speaker, Henry Cisneros, former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development along with Goddard and State Senator Paula Aboud who will be the master of ceremonies.
What: Pima Democrats Honor Roll Gala, featuring Henry Cisneros and Terry Goddard
When: Saturday, October 9th at 12 pm. Registration begins at 11:30.
Where : University Marriot, 880 E 2nd St. Tickets are $75 ($65 for PCs and $50 for students). To purchase tickets, visit this Act Blue web link or call (520) 326-3716.
Eastside Rally for Goddard
What: Eastside Rally for Terry Goddard hosted by City Council members Shirley Scott and Paul Cunningham
When: Saturday, October 9, 4-6 pm
Where: The Children’s Outdoor Performance Area, 8123 E Poinciana (next to PCC East, north of Irvington, east of Pantano).
Come join us for food, music and show your support for Terry Goddard!
Please contact Max Torres at (520) 250-0473 or Pat Weidhoff at (520) 850-6755 for more information.
Goddard Got Art
The Goddard Got Art artist reception will be this Saturday. Goddard’s campaign held a art competition. Come view the winners. This is the Second Saturday, so there will be loads of other things to do also. (If you’re worried about parking, check out the Pennington Street Garage, by Cafe Poca Cosa. It’s cheap or free for these events.)
When: Saturday, October 9, 5-7pm
Where: 1 E. Congress in downtown Tucson
Cycling for Goddard
So, after that rubber chicken dinner at the Marriott on Saturday, join Goddard supporters Tuesday night for the community bike ride. We tried this last Tuesday, but that huge rain storm washed out our plans. We are calling on Goddard supporters to participate in the bike ride and show their support at the same time. We will be wearing lights and Goddard paraphernalia– signs, t-shirts, bumper stickers– to raise awareness. Barring bad weather (again), we plan do to this for each Tuesday night ride until the election on November 2.
Rumor has it that Connie Sanchez of Blondes for Brewer may even make an appearance at the art event and the cycling event. Is she switching sides? Come find out!
What: Tucson Community Bike Ride
When: Tuesdays, 7:30 pm
Where: in front of the Starbucks on University Blvd.
Goddard is workin’ it in Tucson. Help him take back our state. Volunteer and vote!