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May 2012 Newsletter



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Random Musings:
Whining, Posturing, And Wild-eyed Scheming: It’s Silly Season At The Lege
The time for real work at the lege has passed. All of the Democrats and most of the rank-and-file Republicans in the lege are spending their days (metaphorically) twiddling their thumbs. On Thursday, the Senate didn't even have a floor calendar.

The Arizona Eagletarian:
Redistricting -- Will enough of it stick to the wall?
While it was no surprise that the GOP would continue its aggressive pursuit to undo the will of Arizona voters, the lawyers involved with UNfair Trust (Liburdi and Cantelme in particular) along with Lisa Hauser, did a superb job of keeping the basis for the challenges secret.
Randy Keating

Chair, D26 Democrats

MAY 2012

Final Mayor Forum Tonight!

What: Residents are invited to attend the reception and forum
When: April 30 (Monday): TODAY, 7-9pm
Where: City Council Chambers, 31 E. 5th St. Parking will be validated for the structure on 5th St, just east of City Hall.
Attendees can visit with candidates at a reception from 7 to 7:30 pm, before the Forum begins at 7:30 pm.

Month Meeting of the D26 Democrats

When: Tuesday, May 8, 6:30 to 8:30pm
Where: At the Escalante Center (off of Price, between Apache and University)
What: Congressional District 9 Democratic Candidate Q&A with: Andrei Cherny, David Schapira & Krysten Sinema. Have your guestions ready!


Support Paul Penzone, our Candidate to Replace Arpaio!

What: Co-hosted by Terry Goddard, Don Bivens, and others
When: May 2nd (Wednesday) 5:30-7pm
Where: the Home of Ann Wallack: 4419 E Beryl La, Phoenix
RSVP: to; 602.318.5425

Happy Hour for our New Legislative Slate!

What: Join our D26 candidates for Senate (Ed Ableser), and House: Juan Mendez & Andrew Sherwood. Turn in signed petition sheets for our Democratic trio, other candidates, and for yourself (to become a PC). We’ll have a free notary service on hand. Drink specials. Appetizers provided by D26!
When: May 24th (Thursday) 5:30-7pm
Where: Boulders on Broadway, (Northeast corner of Broadway & Roosevelt)



D26 Pushes Back Again Michael Monti's Negative Campaigning!

Read Chair Randy Keating’s responses in the Tempe Republic & Phoenix New Times!


Congratulations to our Winners, and thanks to all those who attended! This was our best Chili Cook-Off yet!

2012 Chili Cook off Winners (left to right):
Michaela Stein, guacamole. Corey Harris, Salsa. Rich Lemon, Meat Chili.
Dave Vega, Vegetarian Chili.

Thank you to the owners of these Blue Businesses for donating to our “Best of 26“ Silent Auction: Casey Moore’s, Honeymoon Sweets, Four Peaks, La Bocca, Canteen, Riazzi’s, Sahara, Pita Jungle, Mad Hatter Brew Pub, Boulders on Broadway, Bobbie’s Flowers, Bodywise Chiropractic, Studio B Massage, Phoenix Rock Gym, Panache Hair Salon, Dancing Chef Catering, and Changing Hands Bookstore.

Also, a big thank you to our hosts, Ward and Meiko Lape, the venue was amazing.

One final thank you to all the volunteers that made it possible, including the your dedicated executive board!

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