Friday, April 18, 2014

Arizona GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Debate April 19, 10 am, Florence, AZ

Arizona GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Debate 
WHEN: Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 10:00 a.m, with a “meet and greet” 1/2 hour prior
WHAT: Debate between candidates seeking Republican nomination for governor of Arizona
WHERE: Union Center, Sun City Anthem at Merrill Ranch, 3925 N. Sun City Blvd., Florence, AZ

Former Mesa Mayor Scott Smith
Second term Mayor of Mesa is seeking the position of Governor of Arizona. His background is in business. With his background he has developed leadership skills and coupled with his experience as Mayo of Mesa feels he would be a good candidate for Governor of Arizona. Web Page

Secretary of State Ken Bennett
Mr. Bennett is the current Secretary of State and is running for the Governor’s office in 2014. According to his website he wants to be Governor of Arizona because he has a heritage of service, believes public service is an honor and privilege, and believes in people not politics. Web Page

Doug Ducey AZ State Treasurer
Mr. Doucey is the 32nd State Treasurer of Arizona and wants to be Governor in 2014. He believes that his experiences as State Treasurer, community involvement, and background gives him the skills for the office of Governor. Web Page

Al Melvin AZ State Senator
Mr. Melvin is currently an Arizona State Senator who is also wanting the Govornor’s office. He “`has a background in the military and business. He is also recognized as a pro-business, pro-Constitution, pro-family legislator. Web Page

Mr. Frank Riggs
Mr. Riggs is an Arizona Businessman and Entrepreneur who was once a Congressman for the state of California. He believes it would be very advantageous to have a governor who’s served in Congress and knows how to get things done at the federal level. Web Page

Mrs. Christine Jones

With a background in accounting and law Mrs. Jones comes from Go-Daddy a web hosting service. As Governor, she looks forward to advancing Arizona’s conservative values and securing a prosperous future for generations to come. Web Page

Alice Yvonne Lukasik
Mrs. Lukasik is a resident of Camp Verde, Arizona running for the office of Governor. Lukasick believes the constitution defines how to create and maintain healthy boundaries and limits for prosperous communities and protect ourselves from harm. She wants to be Governor to protect Arizona’s resources.
MORE: The debate will be moderated by Robert Graham, Chairman of the Arizona Republican Party
SPONSOR: The Pinal County Republican Committee