AZ elections/politics

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Nodack
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Re: The GOP / RNC

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Put abortion on the ballot and they will show up.

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Re: The GOP / RNC

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many of them can't because of the disenfranchisement happening across the country.

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Re: The GOP / RNC

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These elections may seriously impact if I ever Iive even part of the year in AZ in retirement or not.
"It should burn. It'll probably burn forever. But last season is done." - James Jones

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Re: The GOP / RNC

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Indy wrote:
Fri Aug 05, 2022 8:52 am
Mori Chu wrote:
Fri Aug 05, 2022 8:00 am
AZ should be pretty embarrassed at the kind of GOP candidates they have chosen. Basically they've picked the most loony kooks in each primary, a bunch of election deniers and insurrectionists. You can't run a healthy country if 1/2 of it keeps nominating garbage humans like this for important offices.
I agree with your overall sentiment, but I think you are overly demonizing a huge chunk of humans. There are over 7.2 million people in AZ, and only 337,000 voted to nominate Lake. It isn't 50%, more like <5%.

The issue isn't that too many people are voting for awful candidates, it is that too many people aren't voting (and that is how the awful people want it and can control it).
It's that too few control what our choices are, for one...a positive for open primaries, for example...

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Superbone wrote:
Fri Aug 05, 2022 4:34 pm
These elections may seriously impact if I ever Iive even part of the year in AZ in retirement or not.
I had hoped to move back one day. But if they elect goons like this I'm not coming back.

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AZ elections/politics

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Making a thread just for political stuff happening in Arizona. The primaries, Nov elections, etc.

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