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Groomed Governors

John Munger’s biggest hurdle in seeking the governor’s office may actually have nothing to do with the fact he’s from Tucson.

The mustache-sporting attorney is up against history in another way, too. See, only two of the 22 people who have served as Arizona governor since statehood have had facial hair like Munger does. And the last case was 32 years ago: Raul Castro, also the only Tucsonan to win the governor’s seat in the last three decades. Before Castro, Arizona actually went a whole 42 years with clean-shaven governors. George Hunt, Arizona’s first governor, had been the last bristled governor before Castro’s election in 1976. Hunt actually served…

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