Bonds: What You Actually Approved

By my rough math, we had about 22% turnout for Scottsdale’s bond/tax election yesterday, November 3, 2015. Sad, especially considering that a little more than 10% of Scottsdale’s registered voters (16,000) were able to raise property taxes for all 146,000 voters. Or said another way, just by staying home, 114,000 voters agreed to have their […]

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Some Scottsdale Polling Places Have Changed

In case you didn’t notice your polling place printed on your election publicity pamphlet for Scottsdale’s bond/tax vote tomorrow, your polling place may have changed. You can locate your polling place via the city clerk’s map: http://www.scottsdaleaz.gov/Assets/Public+Website/elections/2015ElectionMap.pdf

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Scottsdale Buys A Newspaper

Terrance Thornton reports in the Scottsdale Independent (Scottsdale City Council looks to bolster creation of ‘event-based economy’) that the circularity of the relationship between the city and the Arizona Republic is taking yet another lap around the track. The newspaper of record –in the person of former Scottsdale Republic editor (now PR hack) Mike Ryan– […]

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