Topic: Politics and Election Coverage
Posted on 10/2/2014
The Tuscon League of Women Voters cancelled plans for three televised October debates in races for secretary of state, attorney general and superintendent of public instruction after candidates declined invitations. "When candidates decline to participate in a televised debate in Tucson, it shows disrespect for Pima County and its voters," said the League’s Sue DeArmond in a statement.
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