All candidates for Tucson City Council Ward 2 complete Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey

All three candidates running in the Nov. 7, 2023, general election for Tucson City Council Ward 2 — Incumbent Paul Cunningham (D), Ernie Shack (R),  and M. Pendleton Spicer (Libertarian Party) — completed Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey. These survey responses allow voters to hear directly from candidates about what motivates them to run for office.

Here are the candidates’ responses to the question: What areas of public policy are you personally passionate about?


“Addressing homelessness and the affordable housing crisis; strengthening our economy and bringing more good-paying jobs to Tucson; improving our city parks, pools, and rec centers; and continuing to fix our roads.”


“To protect, rebuild and serve the citizens of Tucson.”


“Stop the government usurpation of our freedoms with their 15-minute cities and mandates. I am passionate that government leaders tell the truth about their intentions and stop lying to us … ”

Click on the candidates’ profile pages below to read their full responses to this and other questions.

We ask all federal, state, and local candidates with profiles on Ballotpedia to complete a survey and share what motivates them on political and personal levels. Ask the candidates in your area to fill out the survey.

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