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Arizona searching for Goldwater statue to put in Washington D.C.

Barry Goldwater's 1964 presidential campaign poster (File)

Barry Goldwater's 1964 presidential campaign poster (File)

The state is looking to buy something a little bit out of the ordinary — a statute of Barry Goldwater.

The Arizona Historical Advisory Commission has issued a request for proposals to create a Goldwater statue to be placed in the National Statuary Hall of the U.S. Capitol.

The Goldwater statue will be one of two statues representing individuals from Arizona.

In government-speak, the state says it is looking for a “commemorative, site-specific sculpture” of the former senator and 1964 Republican presidential nominee. It will be purchased with donated money.

The seven-page procurement notice can be found online with the State Procurement Office at www.spo.az.us

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