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Voters try to provide some shade with umbrellas and umbrellas as they wait in line for the early vote at the Eastside Office of Pima County Recorder on Oct. 7, 2020.


Rebecca Sasnett, Arizona Daily Star

Arizona Daily Star

Tucson voters will elect three members to the city council and vote on two proposals in the November 2nd general election. The ballot papers will be sent out on October 6th.

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3:30 p.m .: Prop. 206 The Tucson Minimum Wage Act

If approved, Prop. 206 would raise the minimum wage within the Tucson city limits each year until it hits $ 15 an hour on January 1, 2025. The move would also create an enforcement mechanism within the Tucson government.

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