Keeping Up With Arizona Politicians' Future Plans
Former Tempe Mayor Hugh Hallman announced he was running for the Republican gubernatorial nomination. Then last month, he was convinced by a number of supporters to run for treasurer instead. Secretary of State Ken Bennett has had an exploratory committee, and almost every Capitol-watcher fully expects him to run for governor, but it seems some people would prefer him as a corporation commission candidate.
What is behind this strategy, and who would benefit from it? Former lawmaker Stan Barnes, president of Copperstate Consulting, explained.