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For Immediate Release
May 25, 2010

Contact: Matthew Benson
Director of Communications
602-350-2834 - mobile

Twitter: @therealAZsos

Deadline for candidates to file nominating petitions: 5 p.m. Wednesday

Media Notes:

  • Candidates for legislative, state and federal office must submit signature petitions to the Secretary of State's Office by 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 26. The office is located on the 7th floor of the Executive Tower at the State Capitol, 1700 W. Washington St., in Phoenix.
  • Visit to find the required number of signatures that must be submitted to qualify for the primary-election ballot.
  • Visit for a full listing of candidates who've qualified for the primary-election ballot, pending a legal challenge to their nominating petitions. The Website will be updated Wednesday evening to include all qualified candidates.
  • The names of candidates who are the subject of a petition challenge will be marked with an asterisk on the primary-election list (address above). The list will be updated as challenges are processed.
  • June 10 is the deadline for the filing of legal challenges to candidate nominating petitions.
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For all media questions, or to schedule an interview with Secretary Bennett, contact Matthew Benson, director of communications, at (602) 350-2834.