Arizona 2014

Hugh Hallman for Arizona State Treasurer

Arizona Edition – The position of Arizona State Treasurer is not the most prestigious in state government.  Media and public attention focuses mostly on the race for Governor, Secretary of State and Attorney General.  But the Arizona State Treasurer is the state’s money manager.  It has oversight over the state’s money, debt and investments among many other responsibilities.

Arizona Edition – For the last several months, KAWC has been talking to candidates for statewide office as the August 26th primary approaches.

In this piece, we hear from Republican Justin Pierce.  The two-term State Representative is in a tight primary battle with Michele Reagan, who we spoke to earlier this month, and Arizona businessman Wil Cardon.  KAWC’s Lou Gum asked Pierce what attracted him to the Secretary of State position…(originally aired 08/14/14).

Arizona Edition – With just days until Primary Election day—Governor Jan Brewer is traveling with Former Mesa Mayor Scott Smith to round up votes.

Brewer’s endorsement of Smith is expected to give him a boost of momentum going as the August 26th primary approaches.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez attended a luncheon event in downtown Yuma Wednesday where Governor Brewer, Scott Smith and other chosen candidates were introduced to voters…(originally aired 08/14/14).

Arizona Edition – Candidate for Arizona Governor and Libertarian Barry Hess has never held political office but he is no stranger to political campaigns. He has run for Arizona Governor before, as well as the U.S. Senate, and he sought the Libertarian nomination for U.S. President in 2000.

Vote Reagan 2014

Arizona Edition - We’ve been talking with candidates for state office.  In this interview, we hear from Republican for Arizona Secretary of State, Michele Reagan.  Reagan is in a tight primary race with Justin Pierce and Wil Cardon.  But she says the state’s top elections job is important to her…(originally aired 08/12/14).

This piece was featured in the August 12th Arizona Edition.  Other pieces featured in the show can be found below in the related content section.