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Dem “Solar Team” takes all 3 Arizona Corp. Commission spots

[Source: Arizona Secretary of State] — With 100% of the precincts reporting, three Democrats, dubbed “The Solar Team,” defeated their Republican challengers to win the open slots on the Arizona Corporation Commission.  For coverage of this race, courtesy of the Phoenix New Times, click here.

Candidate

Residence

Votes

Percent

NEWMAN, PAUL – D

Bisbee

879,307

18%

KENNEDY, SANDRA – D

Phoenix

878,859

18%

GEORGE, SAM – D

Phoenix

787,173

16%

STUMP, BOB – R

Peoria

783,183

16%

WONG, BARRY – R

Phoenix

761,482

16%

MCCLURE, MARIAN A. – R

Tucson

751,615

16%

Total Number of Votes

4,841,619

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Arizona Corporation Commission candidate debate set for Sept. 15

The primary election for Arizona Corporation Commission is over, and congratulations to the following candidates — Sam George (D), Sandra Kennedy (D), Marian McClure (R), Paul Newman (D), Bob Stump (R), and Barry Wong (R) — who move onto the general election in November.  A candidate debate has been set for September 15, 2008 at Rio Salado College in Tempe.  Registration Noon to 1 p.m.; debate 1-3 p.m.; and reception 3-4 p.m.  The debates will cover issues important to you and Arizona’s future:

  • Water quality and the cost of electric and natural gas
  • High speed Internet to rural communities
  • Solar, nuclear, and other alternative energy sources
  • Arizona’s investment in utility infrastructure

Logon to our webcasts, tune in to your local Cable TV, or engage in person at Rio Salado College in Tempe to learn more about the powerful ACC (often described as a Fourth Branch of Government) and to see the candidates debate these and other issues that will have an enormous impact on you, Arizona’s future, and the finances, safety and quality of life of all citizens, businesses, and organizations in Arizona.  You can propose questions and discuss issues online by clicking here.

These nonpartisan debates, sponsored by the Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Commission, are presented by the Arizona Telecommunications and Information Council and moderated by Mark Goldstein of International Research Center in cooperation with other business and community organizations.  For more information, contact Steve Peters, ATIC ACC Debate Coordinator at 520-321-1309 or e-mail.