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4-17-18 Briefs


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jim O'Connor 2Grassroots Tea Party Activists of Arizona will meet at 6:30 pm., Wed., April 18 with Corporation Commission candidate Jim O’Connor at Denny's Restaurant Meeting room, 9030 N. Black Canyon Hwy, Access Rd, Dunlap Ave exit off the I-17. Doors open at 6 pm meeting starts at 6:30 pm. O’Connor is the former LD23 Chairman, serves on the Maricopa County Republican Executive Guidance Committee, immediate past president of the AzRA, and spearheaded the effort to renounce the National Popular Vote (NPV) legislation in Arizona. Contact: Francine Romesburg at 602-499-9553 www.grassrootsteapartyactivists.com or grtp@grassrootsteapartyactivists.com

Marcus Kelley Withdraws From LD20 House Race. “Shortly after I declared my candidacy for LD 20 House, Rep. Anthony Kern declared that he was no longer a Senate candidate and was going to run again for the House.  That meant there was only 1 House seat open, not 2.  Shawnna Bolick was also running for the House.  I had no desire to run the risk of beating either of my friends, so, I dropped out of the race a while back, Kelley said. 

john mccain 2The Office Of Senator John McCain: On Sunday, Senator McCain was admitted to Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona, and underwent surgery to treat an intestinal infection related to diverticulitis. He is in stable condition. Over the last few months, Senator McCain has been participating in physical therapy at his home in Cornville, Arizona, as he recovers from the side effects of cancer treatment. He has remained engaged on his work as Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee.

dave kopp  2AzCDL Update: Strength in Numbers -- In the past few weeks since Governor Ducey announced his “Safer Arizona Schools” plan, you sent over 34,000 emails to the legislature voicing your concerns, and it had a major impact. We had a 3-hour meeting with the Governor’s people discussing our concerns about his initial draft, and they have committed to making significant changes. Your activism helped us get the Governor to the table to talk about these issues, and we can’t stop now! Donate $10 or more so we can continue this important work of maintaining your freedom! As Henry Ford said, “Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.” We have seen significant progress in recent weeks, but the harder the left pushes to remove your rights, the louder your voice needs to be. Your activism and your donations continue to make a big difference. - Thank you, Dave Kopp - President, Arizona Citizens Defense League.

Hundreds-Of-Muslims-From-Bangladesh-Illegally-Crossing-Into-US-At-Laredo-Texas It’s A Growing Concern For Border Patrol As Laredo Has Become The Number 1 Crossing Point For Bangladeshi Nationals, A Country That Has Known Ties To Terrorism.

Robert BranchA “Meet And Greet” will be hosted for Supt of Public Instruction jim o'connorDr Robert Branch and Corporation Commission candidate Jim O’Connor between 11 am-2 pm., Sat., April 21 at Bible Baptist Church, 3490 N State Route 89, Chino Valley AZ 86323. RVP or text 928-636-8465.


The Pima County Tea Party Patriots CD2 Republican Primary Candidate Debate is scheduled between 6-8 pm., Tues., May 1 at Pima Community College Northwest, 7600 N Shannon Road#G-105 in Tucson. The event will be moderated by Garret Lewis of KNST. Tickets required. Pre-registration and picture ID required. Limited seating. All 5 candidates are invited. Submit your questions to admin@pimacountyteapartypatriots.co   Donation to cover facility cost accepted at door. www.pimacountyteapartypatriots.com

Clint Hickman, #4 Bd of SuperMaricopa County Supervisor Clint Hickman, the Maricopa County Farm Bureau and Maricopa County Cooperative Extension will host a catered breakfast between 7-9 a.m., April 17 at the Kerr Ranch, 8200 S Dean Rd., in Buckeye. Your local farmers and ranchers will be there to answer questions about farming practices and what is grown in the county. Guests will have the opportunity to raise their own issues and are asked to bring canned goods or non-perishable items to donate to the United Food Bank. RSVP required to Liz Foster by April 13 at lizfoster@azfb.org The West Valley is trying to exceed the 78 pounds gathered at the recent East Valley breakfast.

david schweikert (2)The CD8 Final Countdown begins at 9 am., Sat., April21 at the West Valley Debbie LeskoGOP Office, 10050 W. Bell Road, Suite 50, Sun City. Join Congressman David Schweikert in supporting Debbie Lesko. Doors Open: 8:30am.  Free Food for Volunteers. Contact AZGOP Field Director Marc Bretz at (623) 396-7415 or Marc.Bretz@azgop.org! Hope to see you there!

Recreational Shooters Will Commemorate the “Shot Heard ‘Round the World” Sat., April 21 at the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s Ben Avery Shooting Facility in north Phoenix. Gates open at 6 am (free parking) 8 am, vendors area open to public. 9 am – color guard presents colors at the small bore range for the playing of the national anthem, opening remarks, distinguished guests. 9:15 am participants assemble on the firing line. 9:30 am – firing will commence to commemorate the first s hot of the American Revolutionary War. Advanced registration at Shot-Heard-Round-the-World-Day. First time shooter are urged to watch AZGFD’s shooting safety video before participating. Contact: www.shotheardroundtheworldday.com. For booth space contact Kathryn Watson at kwatson@azgfd.gov


rodney glassmanThe Estrella Foothills Republican Club will meet at 7 pm., Wed., April 25 at Estrella Foothills High School. Guests will be Rodney Glassman, candidate for AZ Corporation Commission candidate Rodney Glassman and Supt for Public Instruction candidate Tracy Livingston.  Contact: Chairman Dick Newcomer 623-398-5638. emrc9876@gmail.com

Arrowhead Republican Women Are Doing It Again. They are planning a complete forum for all the Republican candidates, be it district, county or state, or national.  They offer the opportunity to speak to a 200 plus audience, where all attendees vote. All you have to do is contact ARW Campaign Chairman Jan Martinson jlmart15102@aol.com or call her at 623-203-4803 or 623-546-3753 and let her know you want to participate between 2-5 pm., June 2 at the Briarwood Country Club, 20800 N. 135th Ave in Sun City West. Every candidate get 3-5 minutes to speak, followed by Q&A. Finger food provided. Cash bar. Display materials permitted.

michele reagan 3Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan has released the 2018 signature requirements for congressional, statewide, and legislative candidates. Signature requirements, established by a formula set in state statute, are based upon state and local voter registration figures as of March 1, 2018.  Candidates seeking to qualify for the 2018 ballot must submit their nomination petitions to the Secretary of State's Office.  The first day to file these forms with the Secretary of State’s Office is April 30, 2018 and the deadline is May 30, 2018 at 5. Visit http://go.azsos.gov/RunForPublicOffice for more information.

fashion ARWArrowhead Republican Women prepare to model the latest fashions at their upcoming 11:30 am., Sat., May 5 Silver Anniversary Fashion Show and Luncheon scheduled at the Briarwood Country Club, 208001 N 135th Ave in Sun City West. A portion of the proceeds will support club projects such as veteran support and scholarships for women. Tickets - $35 each. Credit cards now accepted for purchase of tickets and Calle Rose items. For tickets contact 3rd Vice President Tracy Livingston at tracynanlivingston@gmail.com or phone 623-229-7092. Ticket purchases DUE BY FRIDAY, APRIL 27. If you can’t attend the May 5 event, you can take advantage of the shopping day between 2-5 pm., Fri., April 20% of all sales will be credited to ARW. (ARW photo)

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NOTES FROM READERS

Opinions expressed by readers are not necessarily those of the Briefs. Commentary running over 400 words is subject to editing. Briefs posts candidate announcements, but does not endorse candidates, nor do we post endorsement statements. - ft.

Bruce Piepho - 2Activist Bruce Piepho to Jill Skaufel: I live in Sierra Vista, am a Precinct Committeeman and State Committeeman and have followed the over throw of the Navajo County Republican Leadership.  I have read your county by-laws and also participated in the revisions of the AZGOP by-laws.  Included in my research are the applicable state A.R.S. laws.

The election of replacement Navajo County Republican Committee (NCRC) officers was in fact in violation of the county by-laws and the state by-laws - period.  In my opinion, the 75 % plurality of the county PCs' opinions does not change the facts that the meeting called by the person now claiming the position held by Steve Slaton was not legal.  There are problems in the structure of the officers as the county by-laws do not conform to the state by-laws.  For example an elected instead of an appointed secretary is required. If the people had researched the state and county by-laws, they might have found a legal means to call for a special election meeting of Navajo County.  That was not done.  Maybe Slaton does not choose his words wisely, or to some appears to be abusive or maybe just cantankerous - sorry not justification for removal.  They are just opinions. Whatever people have as an opinion of Slaton does not qualify or constitute grounds for replacement.  Jill, you may feel and believe that you have been maligned, insulted and the object of libel.  I cannot and will not judge that.  However, if you are a participant in the illegal over throw and now hold an illegal position in the rogue Navajo county Republican Committee then comments about your involvement may not constitute libel.  You need to prove intent.

The actions by the AZGOP Chairman Lines in accepting the results of the illegal election meeting was in violation of the AZGOP by-laws. PERIOD  The malfeasance of Lines as the AZGOP Treasurer resulting in the $23,000 Federal Election Commission fines constitutes grounds for Lines to be dismissed from holding office.  So tell me - How can anyone in violation of state by-laws and guilty of audit findings approve and accept an election of illegally elected Navajo county?

Jill Skaufel to Bruce Piepho: 1) The committee did follow the bylaws and 2) the court agreed and dismissed Slaton's lawsuit.  judge-dismisses-slaton’s-lawsuit-against-ncrc

Bruce M Piepho to Jill Skaufel: Your opinion is just that and as to the court agreement - It was not made by an elected Judge.  I believe the Judge Pro Tempore David L. Miller came to a uninformed opinon and Slaton et.al. can make a good case that he was not a suitable Judge. Nov. 18, 2017, meeting which also saw the rescinding of the NCRC bylaws that were amended during a January 2017 meeting and the election of the new executive board (Vance, Hunt and Baldwin). "The three were removed, according to NCRC documents, because of Slaton’s “inflammatory and injurious bad conduct both at meetings and in written publications statewide,” as well as a feud with Arizona State Sen. Sylvia Allen." Where in the old by-laws, state by-laws or A.R.S. does it state that removal can be based on bad conduct?  Can you produce a petition of PC signatures calling for the removal?  Can you produce a signed by the appointed or elected NCRC secretary of a call for meeting?  Slaton has outlined why your meeting was in conflict with the NCRC by-laws and no one has presented facts as to why the existing by-laws at the time of the alleged recall, removal and election of new officers.

Sorry Jill, your one and two points only serve to strengthen Slaton's case for an appeal.  Did Holland Law Office in Snowflake present any factual discussion of the A.R.S. or state and NCRC by-laws.  Apparently not as the paper article notes; "On Monday, Slaton told The Independent that he is “very disappointed” the court didn’t hear or look at the case, but as with all things in life, “we move on.” Incredible - the court did not hear or look at the case which means the facts and arguments were not the deciding factor(s). I am an advocate that the Swamp in Washington D.C. has drained to the West all the way into Phoenix and as well as Navajo County.

Alan KorwinFirearms Expert Alan Korwin: I write today to alert you to about SB 1519 , being promoted in Arizona by the hard left, that is a horrific infringement and has not been explained by the media. Governor Ducey introduced it way past deadline, eliminating a fair chance to discuss it. Before you take a position, publicly or otherwise, please carefully review the lengthy bill, and if you read it correctly, I believe you will have no choice but to flatly oppose it. The goal of dealing with imminently dangerous people is valid. SB 1519 does not do this in a remotely acceptable manner, and will permanently damage the state of Arizona and the rights of everyone living here. If enacted, it will become inextricable, subject to predictable judicial abuse, and must not be allowed to happen. See bill at SB1519 - protective orders; schools; appropriations

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ELECTED OFFICALS SPEAK OUT

Andy BiggsCongressman Andy Biggs: in response to former FBI Director James Comey's salacious claims about his interactions with President Donald Trump:“Mr. Comey potentially committed a serious crime by leaking government documents - some that may have been classified - to a friend to send to the press. He did so intentionally to manipulate an ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 elections. By committing this action and compounding it with his profit-seeking book tour, Mr. Comey publicly justified many of the internal reasons why President Trump fired him. Mr. Comey has jeopardized the reputation and hard work of the patriotic agents who worked for him at the FBI. Mr. Comey may have mistrusted President Trump, but he was constitutionally obligated to serve the President that the American people elected. The FBI is not an independent branch of government, and President Trump was fully within his right to terminate his employment. Unfortunately, Mr. Comey's mutiny and potential criminal activity has been applauded by the left and the mainstream media. Justice should be served, and it must start with James Comey's actions.”

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CANDIDATE ANNOUNCEMENTS

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CANDIDATE COMMENTARY

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Dave Giles CD9CD9 candidate Dave Giles Reflects On The Importance Of Israel's 70th Anniversary: “I am so proud to see how far Israel has come since May 1948. Israel is a true friend to America and I wish her another 70 years of friendship with our country.  Having worked in the Middle East most of my adult life, I am amazed at the strength of the Jewish people.”

Frank RiggsSupt of Public Instruction candidate Frank Riggs: (Editor’s Note: Riggs is responding to reports from attendees that he made side remarks during his competitors presentation at a meeting in Yavapai County) 4-16-18 Briefs: I spoke first and in my allotted five minutes talked about my experience as an education leader at the local, state and federal levels for over 35 years and my plans for reforming and improving AZ K-12 education if I'm entrusted with the position of Supt. of Public Instruction.  Bob Branch Robert Branchfollowed me, and, as he used part of his five minutes to attack me for creating the DACA problem and turning California into a sanctuary state, as incredulous as those claims are.  Several meeting attendees told me he made the same attacks in private conversations before the meeting. Branch knew I wouldn't have the opportunity to rebut his absurd claims, I did say audibly "that's not true" and "that's ridiculous" when he decided to use his time to make unfounded attacks on me.  Based on the feedback I received, he didn't earn any "brownie points" by attacking me. I have a strong, proven record opposing amnesty and fighting to reduce illegal immigration.  I earned an "A" grade from Numbers USA for my congressional voting record to reduce chain migration, amnesty entitlements and illegal immigration rewards: gradescoresheet In 1994, I actively campaigned for the passage of California_Proposition_187, which passed with 59% of the vote but was blocked by the courts: I later introduced congressional legislation patterned after Prop 187: “WASHINGTON — In another attempt to dam the flow of federal benefits to illegal immigrants, a California congressman will move this week to cut off all but emergency medical assistance to undocumented residents with a strategy that mirrors California's Proposition 187. The amendment by Rep. Frank Riggs (R-Windsor) seeks to cut off all federal money to illegal immigrants for Medicare, Social Security, college assistance, community health centers and scores of other federal programs.” _illegal-immigrants I also co-sponsored legislation, HR 1377, to "Amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to (1) declare it to be U.S. policy that illegal aliens not be entitled to public education benefits in the same manner as U.S. citizens and lawful resident aliens; and (2) authorize States to deny public education benefits to illegal aliens" Branch says he's a professional researcher and has thoroughly researched my record.  If that's the case, he's knowingly and intentionally distorting my record.  As the saying goes, he's entitled to his own opinion but not to his own facts.  I'm not going to sit by and let him take low blows that have no basis in truth, especially since he has no legislative or voting record of his own.

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

APRIL 17

The Payson Tea Party meets at 6 pm., April 17 (each Tuesday) at Tiny's Restaurant in Payson. That organization also welcomes candidate speakers. Contact Darlene Younker at 858-395-1850.

Maricopa County Supervisor Clint Hickman, the Maricopa County Farm Bureau and Maricopa County Cooperative Extension will host a catered breakfast between 7-9 a.m., April 17 at the Kerr Ranch, 8200 S Dean Rd., in Buckeye. Your local farmers and ranchers will be there to answer questions about farming practices and what is grown in the county. Guests will have the opportunity to raise their own issues and are asked to bring canned goods or non-perishable items to donate to the United Food Bank. RSVP required to Liz Foster by April 13 at lizfoster@azfb.org The West Valley is trying to exceed the 78 pounds gathered at the recent East Valley breakfast.

A Phoenix Community Budget Hearing is scheduled at 6 pm., Tues., April 17 at the Goelet A.C. Beuf Community Center - 3435 W. Pinnacle Peak Rd., Phoenix, AZ (Map)

Phoenix City Councilman Jim Waring will meet with constituents at 5 pm., Tues., April 17 for a “Consolidated Elections Hearing” at the Goelet AC Beuf Community Center, 3435 W Pinnacle Peak Road, followed by a community budget hearing at 6 pm. (Map)

April 18

The Arrowhead Republican Women’s “New/Prospective Member Luncheon & Tea” is scheduled at 11 am., April 18 at the home of President Arlene Goldblatt. Speakers include AzFRW President Loraine Pellegrino, Second Vice President Cyndi Love and former national President Rae Chornenky. RSVP to Goldblatt at 623-583-7738.

The Palo Verde Republican Women wll meet at 11:20 am, Wed., April 18 for lunch in the Fairway House at Gray Hawk Golf Club, 8620 E Thompson Peak Parkway. 11 am social. Speakers for the Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Forum, include incumbent Diane Douglas, and candidates Robert Branch, Jonathan Gelbert, Tracey Livingston, and Frank Riggs, hosted by Cave Creek Supt of Schools Dr. Debbi Burdick, Reservations required at: pvrwlunch111@yahoo.com Cost: $35.

The Colorado River Tea Party will meet at 2 pm., Wed., April 18 for the Americans for Prosperity Foundation’s Grassroots Leadership Academy “Communicating Across the Spectrum, at the American Legion Post 19, 2575 S Virginia Drive in Yuma. Contact Chr Sally Kizer at coloradoriverteaparty@yahoo.com

A Fundraiser For LD6 House Candidate Stuart McDaniel is scheduled at 5:30 pm., Wed., April 18 at Click CO+Working, 111 E Aspen Ave., in Flagstaff. Food, beverage and live music. SIGN petition. Contributions will be accepted Donate , please make checks payable to McDaniel for House,  822 W Birch Ave., Flagstaff, AZ 86001 www.McDanielforHouse.com He currently serves as Chairman of the Flagstaff Airport Commission. He has also served as a founding member of the Northern Arizona Military Affairs Council (NAMAC), on the Regional Transportation Planning Steering Committee, the Economic Collaborative on Northern Arizona Business Attraction Committee, and the Flagstaff Charter Review Board.

Supervisor Bill Gates will discuss updates to the New River/Daisy Mountain Area Plan at 6:30 pm., Wed., April 18 at the Stepping Stones Academy multipurpose rm, 35812 N. 7th St. Phoenix, AZ 85086 Attendees will see an overview of current regulatory statutes, an overview of the 1999 Area Plan, and discuss guidelines and a timeline moving forward. Free and open to the public. Contact: District3@mail.maricopa.gov or (602) 506-7562.

The Colorado River Tea Party is hosting a “Communicating Across the Spectrum workshop” at 1 pm., April 18 at the American Legion Post 19 in Yuma. Contact: Chr Sally Kizer at coloradoriverteaparty@yahoo.com

APRIL 19

Tea Party Scottsdale will meet at 6:30 p., Thur., April 19 at 8600 E Anderson Dr. Scottsdale, AZ 85255 with Gordon Brown, founder of the nonprofit Team Veteran Foundation to discuss a non-drug approach to suicide prevention and PTS for veterans. Brown is a service-connected disabled veteran who experienced a near fatal Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI ) in civilian life and this affords him a unique perspective on the challenges that face our Veterans and their families associated with this injury. The VA’s focus on psychotropic drugs is one of the leading causes of the 22-30 daily Veteran suicides. Suicidal thoughts is one of the effects of these drugs along with heart, kidney, thyroid and liver damage. Contact: Paul Klein 602-931-0576 President@TeaPartyScottsdale.com

Pima County Republicans Nando Zepeda and Sandy Kenney, will host the Pima “Dinner Under the Stars with author and radio host Jesse Romero at 6 pm., Thurs., April 19. A Trunk N’Tusk member Reception will open at 5 pm., Tickets $100 per person or $175 per couple. TNT members - $75 person or $150 per couple. Tickets available at www.PimaGOP.org

The Colorado River Tea Party will meet at 6 pm., the first and third Thursdays at the Community Christian Church, 6480 E Hwy 95 in Yuma. The next meeting is Thurs., April 19. Author, filmmaker and speaker Trevor Loudon from New Zealand will address the group on Sat. 6pm March 31 about the Radical left, Marxist, terrorist movements and their influence on mainstream politics. You can also meet local, state, and national candidates. Contact: Chr Sally Kizer at coloradoriverteaparty@yahoo.com

Dr Robert Branch, candidate for Supt of Public Instruction, will address the Colorado River Tea Party in the Community Christian Church, 6480 E Hwy 95 in Yuma at 6 pm., Thurs., April 19. Contact Chr Sally Kizer at coloradoriverteaparty@yahoo.com

Fountain Hills AZ Tea Party. (3rd Thurs - April 19) 6:30 pm, Fountain Hills Unified School District Learning Center, 16000 E Palisades Blvd. (Palisades Blvd. & Golden Eagle Blvd.): Speaker: Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.  Sheriff Joe is one of the Republican candidates for United States Senate in the August primary and will be giving an update on his campaign and probably offering comments on illegal immigration. Follow-up discussion about the proposed new primary property tax in Fountain Hills, which would increase total property tax by about 20%.  Admission is free. Donations accepted to help offset expenses. Contact:  Richard Rutkowski contact@fhteaparty.us  or visit www.fhteaparty.us

Maricopa County Supervisor Denny Barney, the Maricopa County Farm Bureau and Maricopa County Cooperative Extension will host a catered breakfast and dialogue between 7-9 a.m., April 19 at the Boyle Dairy, 11598 S. Hawes Rd., Mesa. Guests are asked to bring canned goods or non-perishable items to donate to the United Food Bank. RSVP required to Liz Foster by April 13 at lizfoster@azfb.org.

APRIL 21

The Yavapai County Republicans have scheduled their annual Lincoln-Reagan dinner at 6:30 pm., Sat., April 21 at the Prescott Resort. Social hour at 5:30 pm., Dinner ate 6:30pm. Invited speakers include Gov Doug Ducey, Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who is a US Senate candidate, US Rep incumbent Martha McSally, and US Senate candidate Dr Kelli Ward. The first honoree of the Annual Bob Stump Lifetime Achievement Award will be revealed! For tickets/reservations got to Yavapai County Republican Party info@yavgop.org

The Pinal County Republican Committee will meet at 10 am., Sat., April 21 at the Florence School District Auditorium, 1000 S Main St Florence, AZ 85132. The PCRC will be hosting a candidate forum for Arizona Treasurer candidates. The following candidates will be attending, AZ Senator Kimberly Yee (LD-20), Corporate Commissioner Tom Forese, and Jo Ann Sabbagh. Also, two guest speakers, Palmer Miller, Candidate for AZ Senate (LD-8) and Scott McKee, candidate for Clerk of the Superior Court, will be speaking. Contact Pinal County GOP Secretary Gilberto Mendez at secretarypcrcaz@gmail.com

The Center for Arizona Policy aka CAP Family Dinner will feature John Stonestreet, president of the Colson Center for Christian Worldview and host of Breakpoint Podcast; and Eric Metaxas author of Bonhoeffer and Martin Luther, at 6 pm., Sat., April 21 at the Arizona Grand Resort & Spa, 8000 Arizona Grand Pkwy in Phoenix. RSVP tables/tickets online or call 602-424-2525

The Navajo County Republican Lincoln Day Dinner is scheduled at 5 pm., Sat., April 21 at Licano’s, 573 W Deuce of Club in Show Low with speakers Congressman Andy Biggs, Sheriff Joe Arpaio, candidate for US Senate, and State Treasurer candidate Kimberly Yee, who is currently the Arizona Senate Majority Leaders. Gov Doug Ducey, Attorney General Mark Brnovich, US Senate candidate Dr Kelli Ward, Congressman Martha McSally, Supt of Public Instruction candidate Tracy Livingston and others have been invited. Dinner Tickets - $50 per person. For tickets go to www.navajocountyazgop.org or contact Dustin Graham at 992-886, 9440; Debbie Vance 928024301799, Kellee Hunt 480-662-9696 or Jill Skaufel 992-242-4542.

Tea Party Scottsdale will meet at 7am., Sat., April 21 at Randy’s Restaurant, 7904 E Chaparral Road, Scottsdale for a no-host breakfast, before starting their 8 am., clean up of Chaparral Road between Hayden & Pima. Volunteers are needed as drivers and banner & flag holders, as well as “worker bees.” CONTACT: Pat Shaler: Patriots@TeaPartyScottsdale.com | (480) 946-8069.

US Senate candidate Joe Arpaio and incumbent Arizona Secretary of State Michelle Reagan will be the first speakers at the 9 am., Sat., April 21 Fountain Hills Republican Club “Meet the Candidates,” according to President Rosemary Hansen. They will be followed with incumbent LD23 Senator John Kavanagh, Mayoral candidate Cecil Yates, Town Council candidates Amberleigh Dabrowski, Mike Scharnow, and David Spelich, and Superior Court candidate Jeff Fine. The Annual Fountain Hills Republican of the Year Award will be presented and the winner of their $500 Education Scholarship will be announced. The meeting is open to all.  Independents are permitted to vote in the Primary of their choice.  Registration will begin at 8:15 A.M., complimentary light breakfast snacks, coffee, tea, and juice will be available.  www.fountainhillsrepublicanclub.org

APRIL 24

The Payson Tea Party meets at 6 pm., April 24 (each Tuesday) at Tiny's Restaurant in Payson. That organization also welcomes candidate speakers. Contact Darlene Younker at 858-395-1850.

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