Coconino County Democratic Party Newsletter

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First Amendment Upheld in Coconino County 

The injunction that Wendy Rogers filed against the Capitol Times reporter, Camryn Sanchez, was overturned last week by Flagstaff Justice of the Peace, Howard Grodman.  This was a win for the First Amendment and investigative reporting which is a vital component of a healthy democracy.  Also, it appears from the reporter’s testimony, that Wendy Rogers lives in Tempe and not Flagstaff!  Read more about the story from the Arizona Agenda Substack here.

Latino Voter Research Findings 

Thank you to Dr. Stephen Nuño-Perez for presenting at our May Monthly Action Meeting on his analysis of Hispanic voter attitudes on a host of issues.  In a survey taken in the fall of 2022, Dr. Nuño-Perez noted that the top 4 issues among Hispanic voters were: cost of living/inflation, abortion access, mass shootings and gun safety policy & wages/jobs.  See the breakdown below.  Dr. Nuño-Perez noted that the Hispanic population skews much younger than the population of Arizona as a whole.  We look forward to supporting this work and the prospect of future collaborations. 

This Edition’s Blog Post – Flagstaff Hospital Move

by Ann Heitland
Contributors to our blog, do not necessarily represent the views of the Coconino County Democratic Party. 

The shortage of buildable land in and around Flagstaff has caught up to the needs of the community, bringing a tough decision before Flagstaff City Council. I’m no expert on the details but I do know a tough call when I see one, and I’ve been through several similar choices with clients over the years. Here’s what I wrote to Flagstaff Mayor and Council: continue reading here.

Flagstaff City Council will voting for or against the hospital move at the Tuesday May 16 council meeting.  A required second vote if approved will happen at a future council meeting. Send your email comments to all council members and the mayor at

If you’d like to contribute a piece to the CC Dems blog, please contact us.

The 23rd Roosevelt-Kennedy Celebration – A Great Fundraising Success!

Our Treasurer, Bill Wade has crunched the numbers and is thrilled to report that our annual RK Gala, online store and day sponsor event raised over $28,000!  Thank you to everyone who made this year’s event so successful.  In addition to our staff and office expenses, these funds will go to supporting our work educating and registering new voters at festivals, fairs and community events throughout the county.  We’ve got a few remaining items in the RK Online Store.  Grab them now before they’re gone!

If you’d like to see where we will be tabling in June, check out our events calendar.  If you’d like to sign up for a shift, click on the event you’re interested in below:

RK Store Sale

Upcoming Events of Coconino County Democratic Party

Here’s How to Reach Your Executive Committee Members


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We work to protect the American Worker, the American Dream and the Future of our Children. The Mission of the County Party is to elect Democrats to public office who embrace the values of the Democratic Party.

The Coconino County Democratic Party is one of the 15 county organizations of the Arizona Democratic Party (ADP). The ADP is an arm of the National Democratic Party. We are committed to the continuing growth of a strong grassroots organization that takes action in support of local, state, and national Democratic candidates and issues consistent with our Mission.

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