Seeds of change: For the first time in decades, farmers in Arizona are divided over presidential election
By Christian Peña, Jo Ling Kent and Ezra Kaplan
By Amy Wudel | Gilbert, AZ
President Trump may have a problem in the American Southwest. And contrary to popular belief, it is not just liberal Californian exiles fleeing to states like Nevada and Arizona or a high number of Democratic-leaning Latino voters in those states.
No, the problem is different: Mormons. And most specifically, Mormon women.
By Bob Worsley, Author, retired Arizona GOP State Senator
Welcome to the Fear Zone.
That’s a polite description of the re-election tactics deployed by Donald Trump in an attempt to dominate the airwaves, the Twittersphere and our national conversation — and scare voters into casting their ballot for him.
AZ Central: We are LDS but would never speak for the church. Neither should those stumping for Trump
We wouldn’t pretend to give the impression that we speak for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; we do not.
We wouldn’t pretend to give the impression that we speak for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; we do not. But as individual church members writing on our own account, we would suggest that the group holding a rally calling itself “Latter-day Saints for Trump” is out of bounds for co-opting the Church’s name to give the impression that Donald Trump is supported by the Church as an entity. We feel the need to respond and say that while some may support the president, there are also many who disagree with President Trump for many reasons.