Cochise County – Local party officials are scrambling to ensure the voter turnout is large, in fact with the current “issues” being faced in Arizona many believe that the voter turnout could be more than during the presidential elections of 2008.
Of the over 70,000 potential voters in Cochise County, the 2008 elections saw over 75% of them voting. According to one “anonymous” Sierra Vista local, “I feel that the people in Arizona are getting it finally, they understand that they can make a difference by voting.” I have to agree, after all what better way to shake up the “system” and show our representatives that we are going to hold them accountable for shady deals and misappropriated ethics!
Many new candidates are sending the message of the need for change to their supporters.
The Rodney Glassman for Senate campaign said, “Rodney Glassman is the only candidate that can take on John McCain in November, and a strong primary effort will propel us into the general election with momentum on our side.” As one of the democrat party candidates they are looking ahead to what could be the future depending on how Arizona votes on the 24th.
The Jim Deakin for Senate campaign (Republican) is rolling forward and seeming to gain momentum with every passing minute. With numerous out of state “endorsements” including the David Duke website, JD Hayworth is scrambling for a foothold. Unfortunately, no word as yet on the McCain campaign, however, for more information on the Deakin campaign check out their website and be sure to email those questions. Remember, this close to elections it may take a bit to get back to you with answers.
The Jesse Kelly campaign for Congressional District 8 Arizona, (current incumbent Gabby Gifford’s spot) has also made a call to the public for more support in the get out the vote according to a local coordinator in Sierra Vista, “On Tuesday volunteers will be at the polls outside the 75 foot limit to support Jesse Kelly.” No word from the Paton or Gifford’s campaign at this time.
Other notable local campaigns are the Tom Crosby for City Council, and Joshua James for Mayor of Sierra Vista, both are asking for volunteer support on the last weekend to make calls, and walk neighborhoods. I am not aware of websites at this time, however, as with all candidates I have written about you can email me directly.
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