Candidate Academy educates Southern Arizona political candidates on running a campaignPosted: Updated:
TUCSON, Ariz. -- The Southern Arizona Candidate Academy met Wednesday to provide a forum to educate potential political candidates and campaign workers.
The academy, running four consecutive wednesdays, teaches people the nuts and bolts of running a successful campaign for office.
"It's non-partisan for all offices in Pima County. Really anybody can attend and we are very excited to have over 50 graduates of the program over the last 2 years. And we have another full class today with 25 more participants," said Lea Marquez Peterson with the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
The next academy will be held February 1 at the Cox Corporate office, 1440 East 15th Street.