Stuart Turnansky

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Stuart Turnansky
Candidate for
Arizona State Senate, District 8

Political party Democratic
Profession Physician
Stuart Turnansky was a Democratic candidate for District 8 of the Arizona State Senate. The primary election was on August 24, 2010, and the general election was on November 2, 2010.[1]

Turnansky was a candidate for the Arizona State Senate in 2004.


Turnansky earned his B.A. from the University of California in 1973. He is currently employed as a Physician.


Campaign themes


Turnansky listed the following issues on his website:[2]

  • Education
Excerpt: "We owe it to our children and our future to improve our educational standards by funding all day kindergarten, reducing class size and properly investing in our teachers and support staff so that we may recruit and retain the best educators for our chiildren."
  • Healthcare
Excerpt: "We can improve the quality of healthcare in this state by expanding access to healthcare services for everyone, reducing the skyrocketing costs of insurance premiums and prescription medication, responsibly providing adequate mental healthcare and focusing more on long-term care."
  • Jobs
Excerpt: "We must recognize that without a good education, our working people and children will not be prepared for high paying jobs and the state will lose out on attracting the type of industries that support high wage jobs."



See also: Arizona State Senate elections, 2010

Turnansky was defeated in the November 2 general election by Michele Reagan (R).[3]

Arizona State Senate, District 8 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Michele Reagan (R) 52,532
Stuart Turnansky (D) 22,570

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