Oro Valley mayor and council candidates debate Wednesday

2014-07-07T00:00:00Z Oro Valley mayor and council candidates debate WednesdayBy Becky Pallack Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

The six candidates seeking office in Oro Valley’s town leadership will debate this week. Here’s what you need to know.

Who: Mayoral candidates Satish Hiremath and Patrick Straney and Town Council candidates Donald Bristow, Joe Hornat, Mary Snider and Lou Waters. 

Where: OV Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. 

When: 6-8 p.m. Wednesday. Doors open at 5 p.m. 

Host: Northwest Conservatives, a nonprofit politics club 

Topics: Town residents submitted the questions. One hot topic is sure to be the police budget, which was the subject of a Council feud earlier this year.

The election: Early voting begins July 31. About 70 percent of Oro Valley’s registered voters receive mail-in ballots. The races are likely to be settled on primary election day, Aug. 26. 

Get ready to vote: Find candidate info in the Star’s online voter guide, azstarnet.com/elections. Register to vote by July 28 at ServiceArizona.com. Go to recorder.pima.gov/earlyballot to request a mail-in ballot. 

Contact reporter Becky Pallack at bpallack@gmail.com or 573-4251. On Twitter: @BeckyPallack

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