District 9 senate candidates Steve Farley (left) and Tyler Mott. Photos courtesy of the candidates.

The Pima Council on Aging is hosting three forums this week for candidates in Legislative District 9 and Legislative District 11.

The candidates will be asked about their positions on aging in place, healthy aging and grandparents raising grandchildren.

  • District 9: 10 a.m. Tuesday and the Ellie Towne/Flowing Wells Community Center, 1660 W. Ruthrauff Road
  • District 11: 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Sun City Vistoso Social Hall, 1495 E. Rancho Vistoso Road in Oro Valley
  • District 11: 10 a.m. Thursday at the Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Branch Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive

The candidates in District 9 are:


Steve Farley, Democrat

Tyler Mott, Republican

House (Vote for 2)

Ethan Orr, Republican

Victoria Steele, Democrat

The candidates in District 11 are:


Jo Holt, Democrat

Al Melvin, Republican

House (Vote for 2)

Dave Joseph, Democrat

Adam Kwasman, Republican

Steve Smith, Republican

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