Hopefully, The Explorer interviews with the 3 mayoral candidates will point out some of the differences between the three---Satish Hiremath, Paul Loomis & Mike Zinkin.
For example, they all agree sales tax is a vital portion of our revenues. Where they differ is that Mike Zinkin is the ONLY candidate that doesn't believe we should continue giving hundreds of thousands of our dollars to the likes of TREO & MTCVB, but keep the money in Oro Valley for us to decide how it is best spent.
Talking about sales tax, let's not forget, about $50,000,000 was committed to the likes of Vestar and its Walmart anchor store, thanks to Mayor Loomis. (The argument that some revenue is better than none doesn't hold water. Shop where there is no "kickback," we keep all our sales tax. Shop at the "subsidy malls," and the developer keeps almost half.)
Here's the Explorer article. Judge for yourself who you believe will best lead Oro Valley for the next four years.