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Goddard will run for secretary of state (access required)

Terry Goddard at his 2012 gubernatorial campaign headquarters (Photo by Ryan Cook/RJ Cook Photography)

Former Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard, who left office after two terms as the state’s top law enforcement official in January 2011, has considered running for several offices next year, including Corporation Commission and his old job at the Attorney General’s Office. But he said he decided to run for secretary of state because of his commitment to voter access and his opposition to anonymous “dark money.”

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Backers of elections bill create committee to head off challenge (access required)

Sen. Michele Reagan

Supporters of a controversial elections bill formed a campaign committee to combat a referendum drive aimed at putting it on the 2014 ballot.

Protect Our Secret Ballot was filed with the Secretary of State’s Office on Monday to defend HB2305. Sen. Michele Reagan, who sponsored several bills that were later included in the omnibus elections, is the group’s chair.

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