The Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Commission (CCEC) has posted the June 22 online debate in Phoenix between attorneys Tom Horne and Andrew Thomas, both seeking the open seat for Attorney General in the Republican primary. You can view it online by clicking here. Thomas is participating in the Clean Elections program, but Horne is running traditional.
CCEC website: www.azcleanelections.gov.
Horne has been the Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction for 7 years, and Thomas is the former Maricopa County Attorney (first elected in 2004, re-elected 2008), and both reside in Phoenix.
Current Attorney General Democrat Terry Goddard is running for Governor. Thomas was the Republican nominee for Attorney General in November 2002, but lost to Goddard.
Their campaign websites:
Tom Horne: www.electtomhorne.com
Andrew Thomas: www.thomasforagexploratory.com
View this contentious, 25 minute debate and the candidates’ campaign websites before voting in the August 24 primary. There haven’t been any debates in Southern Arizona between these two candidates, so this is your chance to learn about both attorneys.
8/6/10 Update: KUAT Channel 6 in Tucson online debate: