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Deadline set for vacant clean elections post

An Aug. 31 deadline has been set for applicants for one vacant post on the five-member Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Commission.

Qualification for the post include being a resident of a county other than Maricopa County, being a registered independent or member of the Green or Libertarian parties and not having run for or held office within the past five years.

The Clean Elections system provides funding for candidates for governor, legislative seats and other state offices.

Candidates who voluntarily participate must collect a set number of $5 contributions from voters to qualify for public funding. In return, they must adhere to certain spending limits.

Traffic and criminal fine surcharges fund most of the Clean Elections system.

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