Grand Canyon State
Candidates for Governor:
Doug Ducey (R)
Fred DuVel (D)
Barry Hess (Libertarian Party)
John Lewis Mealer (Americans Elect)
1. Create mechanism by which the use of state personnel and financial resources are employed only for the purposes congruent with the Constitution.
2. Allow terminally ill patients to access medical treatments which have completed phase one of a clinical trial but are not yet approved by the FDA.
Doug Ducey (born April 9, 1964) is the 32nd State Treasurer of the U.S. State ofArizona. He is a member of the Republican Party, and was sworn in on January 3, 2011. Prior to serving in elected office, Ducey served as the CEO of Cold Stone Creamery before selling the company in 2007, along with his business partner. He also worked at Procter & Gamble, as well as a local Anheuser-Busch distributor during his time in college.
Born in Toledo, Ohio, Ducey moved to Arizona in 1982 to attend Arizona State University where he also met his wife, Angela, and received a B.S. in Finance. In early 2014, Ducey announced his intention to run for Governor of Arizona, securing the backing of many top conservative leaders and business organizations. On August 26, 2014 Ducey became the Republican nominee for the 2014 Arizona gubernatorial election.
Fred P. DuVal (born May 24, 1954) is an American businessman, civic leader and author from Phoenix, Arizona. He is a candidate for Governor in 2014.
For 35 years, DuVal has been involved in state, federal, and foreign policy. His activities have focused on health care, education, economic development, and natural resources. He is a vice president at Clean Energy Fuels and is responsible for creating strategic partnerships that help individuals and businesses—specifically large haulers, trucking companies, airport, transit, taxi, refuse and school vehicles—transition to natural gas fuel.
He is often called upon as a bi-partisan, public policy negotiator through private employment and appointed roles.
Barry J. Hess (b. January 29, 1957 Garden City, MI) is a Libertarian candidate for Governor of Arizona in the 2014 elections. Hess is running for election to the office of Governor of Arizona. Hess is the only Libertarian to qualify for the 2014 race. A Republican activist challenged Hess' nominating petitions, but enough of the disputed signatures were deemed valid by Maricopa County election officials to uphold his place on the general election ballot.
Hess previously ran for the office in 2002, 2006 and 2010. Hess was also a candidate for U.S. President in 2008 and U.S. Senate in 2000.