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Doug Ducey captures Republican nomination for Arizona governor
Doug Ducey captures Republican nomination for Arizona governor

Doug Ducey, Arizona state treasurer and former head of ice cream parlor chain Cold Stone Creamery, prevailed in a crowded primary to capture the Republican nomination for governor. As of Wednesday, Ducey had about 36% of the vote with an estimated 97% of precincts reporting. Scott Smith, former mayor of Mesa, came in second with 22% of the vote. Four other candidates rounded out the field. Ducey will face off against Democrat Fred DuVal to succeed Gov. Jan Brewer in the heavily Republican state. DuVal, a White House staffer during the Bill Clinton administration and former chairman with the Arizona Board of Regents, ran unopposed in the primary. The Tuesday election came a day after...

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