Coconino County Supervisor Art Babbott has qualified as an independent for the 2020 election for State Legislative District 6. Babbott needed more than three times the number of signatures than Democrats or Republicans to get on the ballot. He joins incumbent Republican Representative Walt Blackman, Flagstaff Mayor Coral Evans, who is the lone Democrat inFull Story
Former State Legislator Brenda Barton has officially entered the 2020 race for Legislative District 6. Barton made the announcement Monday, but it has been rumored for some time she was going to get back into politics. She represented District 6 from 2011 until 2019, but was unable to run for re-election in 2018 because ofFull Story
As Art Babbott plans to leaves the Board of Supervisors to try his hand at running for the state legislature in District Six, a candidate has emerged for his seat. Patrice Horstman announced Monday her intentions of running for the Coconino County Board of Supervisors in District One in the 2020 election. Horstman has beenFull Story
Current Coconino County Supervisor Art Babbott has announced he is running for state legislature in District 6 in 2020. Babbott will run for the seat that will be vacated by current Representative Bob Thorpe after he reaches term limits after his current term. He will be running as an independent and has served on numerousFull Story
The Coconino County Board of Supervisors has named District One Supervisor Art Babbott as the next Chairman. He replaces District 3 Supervisor Matt Ryan. Babbott will serve as chair for the next nine months. Ryan served as chairman since November of last year. District 5 supervisor Lina Fowler was named Vice-Chair. The two started theirFull Story
Tonight is another community forum that deals with traffic issues on Highway 180. For those who couldn’t attend last week’s “Grappling with Gridlock” forum at the Museum of Northern Arizona, tonight is another chance to share your ideas with community leaders. The forum will deal with solutions regarding massive traffic jams on Highway 180 fromFull Story
Coconino County District One Supervisor Art Babbott has announced he’s running for re-election, but this time as an independent. Babbott said in a statement that by running as an independent, he embraces the rise of this group of voters that’s reflective of a larger movement. He says “with the help of voters, we can beginFull Story
There’s a new Chair of the Coconino County Board of Supervisors. Art Babbott was selected at the board’s meeting in Page yesterday. Babbott will take over for Supervisor Mandy Metzger. Supervisor Lena Fowler was chosen as Vice Chair by the board yesterday as well.