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There were three propositions affecting Marana in this election, and although full results will not be finalized until Saturday, a clear winner was emerging in two races.
Much-needed Update 4:
Marana voters are indicating they like the status quo. In both the mayoral and town council races the incumbents had leads with most of the votes counted.
Submitted just days before tomorrow’s primary election, another campaign finance report from candidates, political action committees and other politically involved members of the Oro Valley community has shed light on the inner workings of each campaign.
Though the Oro Valley primary election is in full swing little action seems to occur outside of news headlines, blog posts, signs and mailers – quite a domestic showing for a town supposedly embroiled in a race many have called an extension of last year’s raucous recall election.
Tom O’Halleran served in the Arizona Legislature as a Republican, but he’s jumped to the Democratic Party as he seeks the chance to replace Democratic Ann Kirkpatrick in Arizona’s Congressional District 1. O’Halleran talked to Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel last week. This is a condensed and edited transcript. You can watch the whole thing at ZonaPolitics.com.
In late September, Robert Freel nearly died. Last week, he got to thank those who helped save his life. At a ceremony held at Banner – University Medical Center, Freel got to thank the Pima County Sheriff’s deputies and doctors who saved him after suffering sudden cardiac arrest.
Polls are closed, results are rolling in and we're watching the numbers closely. Check back through the night to see how the numbers play out.
The misdemeanor assault case involving Oro Valley resident John Kamoske and Vice Mayor Lou Waters will soon have a court date due to a decision by Pima County Justice of the Peace, Judge Keith Bee. A date will be set at the next status conference for the case, scheduled for Oct. 28.
Oro Valley resident Doug Burke officially announced his candidacy in the Nov. 3 recall election, running in the same bracket as Shirl Lamonna and Mary Snider. Burke was able to turn in his required paperwork, along with 562 signatures from Oro Valley citizens in support of his candidacy.