PHOENIX — The incumbent Republican governor and a Democratic Latino education professor won their parties’ respective nods in Tuesday’s primary election for Arizona’s top office.
Gov. Doug Ducey bested former Secretary of State Ken Bennett, a more conservative GOP candidate who had little funding and campaign resources. Education professor and military veteran David Garcia beat fellow Democrats state Sen. Steve Farley and Kelly Fryer, a former CEO of the YWCA Southern Arizona.
A huge whoop erupted from several hundred supporters packed inside a central Phoenix restaurant when the race was called for Garcia.
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