UPDATE: As of this morning, confirmed candidates for Saturday’s Political Picnic include U.S. Senate candidates Jeff Flake and Richard Carmona, congressional candidates Matt Salmon and Vernon Parker and Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery. Several candidates for the Arizona Legislature, the Arizona Corporation Commission and the Central Arizona Water Conservation District and other county and municipal offices have also indicated they will attend.
When: Saturday, Oct. 13, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at SRP’s PERA Club, 1 E. Continental Drive, Tempe. Lunch will be served starting at 11:30 a.m.; the candidate program starts at noon.
Why: The picnic, which typically draws dozens of candidates and more than 600 SRP voters, family members and guests, provides a colorful setting in which SRP employees and guests can meet the candidates and learn more about ballot measures and election issues in an entertaining, family setting.