June 1, 2024



We are a community organization that

stimulates and promotes

democratic values.

Upcoming Programs

Pima County Sheriff's Debate

Moderated by Dylan Smith

Editor and Publisher of the Tucson Sentinel

Saturday, June 8th 3 p.m.


Community Performance & Art Center – CPAC


1250 W. Continental Road, I-19 to Continental Road.

Turn west and continue for approximately 2 miles. 

Sheriff Chris Nanos


Sheriff Chris Nanos has led the Pima County Sheriff's Department in a forward trajectory for a safer and thriving Pima County.

More on his website:  https://www.sheriffnanos.com/


Sandy Rosenthal


Sandy Rosenthal is committed to spearheading the transformation of the department necessary to enhance the well-being of Pima County. 


More on his website: 


Sponsored by Green Valley Democrats

Meet the Candidates:

Vanessa Bechtol for District 4

 Brian Johnson and Sami Hamed for PC Treasurer


Saturday, June 22, 2024, 3 pm

Room 203, Continental Shopping Plaza, Green Valley

Vanessa Bechtol is a candidate for Pima County Board of Supervisors, District 4. Vanessa’s nearly 20 years professional experience in public service includes working with nonprofit organizations focused on economic development, quality of life, and cultural and historic preservation.  More information:


Brian Johnson is running for Pima County Treasurer in the Democratic primary. He has worked for Pima County for 14 years in Finance & Risk Management (5 years) and the Assessor’s Office (9 years.) More information: https://johnson4pctreasurer.com/

Sami Hamed is a candidate for Pima County Treasurer in the Democratic primary.  He feels that it is time to make the office respond to and work for the public. Changes are needed to make it more customer service friendly to Pima County taxpayers. More information:


***The collection wagon will be available for your contributions of items for the Primavera Foundation.***

Sponsored by Green Valley Democrats

Missed a past program? Videos of many of our programs are available HERE.

Upcoming Events

Women in Blue Luncheon
Thursday, June 27, 11:30 am
 Grill on the Green
5800 S. Camino Del Sol, Green Valley

Luncheon buffet, salads, dessert, and beverage.
Special guest is Vanessa Bechtol. Pima County Board of Supervisors candidate.

$30 payable by cash or check to DCQC.
Please RSVP to jeannebuell@gmail.com by June 20th. If you cannot attend please remember to cancel your RSVP.

If you are interested in a blue vest the brand is Exchic (sleeveless open front vest lightweight cool coat) and the cost is $22.98, if you purchase on Amazon.

Wear Blue!

***Join the Discussion Group each Wednesday, 10 - 11:30 am in Room 203 for open discussion on current events.***

Action Alerts!

Yard Signs at Headquarters

Yard signs are for sale at Headquarters for Pima County Attorney Laura Conover, CD6 Kirsten Engel, US Senate Ruben Gallego, and President Joe Biden. The cost is $20 for single-sided signs and $25 for double-sided signs, payable by cash, check , or credit card. Yard signs can go up now and don't have to be taken down until 15 days after the General Election which is Nov 5th.

Clean Election Donations Needed

Candidates running under “Clean Elections” need $5 contributions in order to qualify for Clean Elections funding. You can contribute on-line HERE. These candidates are still in need of donations:

LD 19:

  • Bob Karp
  • Gregg Frostrom, Jr.

AZ Corporation Commission:

  • Ylenia Aguilar
  • Jonathan Hill

Election Information

Do you have questions about voting or the 2024 election? Check out the voter board at Headquarters or our website for the latest election information:


Arizona Abortion Access Initiative:

Sign or Return your Petitions Soon!

The last day to return your petitions or to sign one at Headquarters is Friday, June 21, by noon!


WE CARE Campaign in May:

The Primavera Foundation

For June, our We Care program will collect for the Primavera Foundation in Tucson. Their mission is to assist community members create pathways out of poverty which they do with various programs including classes and counseling, day shelters, transitional housing and workforce development. 

Their current needs include:

Bring your contributions to Headquarters or to any program meeting.

Thank you!

Judy Knape, VP Headquarters

Headquarters is now open 5 days per week, Monday through Friday, from 9 am to 3 pm. These hours will continue until the election in November. With this very important election coming up we want to be more available to the voting public.

In Memoriam

We are sad to share that GVD member Mike Norman passed away in May. Mike ran for the Continental School Board in 2022 and for the Arizona State House in LD19 in 2023 before withdrawing. We extend our condolences to his wife, Lois, and the family.


We are now collecting 2024 membership dues. Renew or become a new member by stopping by the office or by clicking the link below.

GVD 2024 Membership Dues are $30 per person. Your payment will cover your membership from now through December, 2024. 

Join or Renew Your Membership

GV Dems Headquarters (M-F, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.) | 190 Continental Rd., Suite #208, Green Valley, AZ 85622 | 520-838-0590 | greenvalleydemocrats@gmail.com |



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