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Governors of Arizona, 1911-2014 (May be incomplete!)
George W. P. Hunt 1912-17 Thomas E. Campbell 1917 George W. P. Hunt 1917-19 Thomas E. Campbell 1919-23 George W. P. Hunt 1923-29 John C. Phillips 1929-31 George W. P. Hunt 1931-33 Benjamin B. Moeur 1933-37 R. C. Stanford 1937-39 Robert T. Jones 1939-41 Sidney P. Osborn 1941-48 Dan E. Garvey 1948-51 Howard Pyle 1951-55 Ernest W. McFarland 1955-59 Paul J. Fannin 1959-65 Sam Goddard 1965-67 John R. Williams 1967-75 Raul H. Castro 1975-77 H. Wesley Bolin 1977-78 Bruce Babbitt 1978-87 Evan Mecham 1987-88 Rose Mofford 1988-91 Fife Symington III 1991-97 Jane Dee Hull 1997-2003 Janet Napolitano 2003-09 Jan Brewer 2009-

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1911 Dec 12: George W. P. Hunt, elected.
  • 1924 Nov 4: George W. P. Hunt (Dem), elected; Dwight B. Heard (Rep), defeated.
  • 1926 Sep 7: George W. P. Hunt (Dem), nominated; Everett E. Ellinwood (Dem), defeated in primary; J. J. Cox (Dem), defeated in primary.
  • 1926 Sep 7: E. S. Clark (Rep), nominated; Thomas Maddock (Rep), defeated in primary.
  • 1926 Nov 2: George W. P. Hunt (Dem), elected; E. S. Clark (Rep), defeated.
  • 1928 Sep 11: John C. Phillips (Rep), nominated; John H. Udall (Rep), defeated in primary; Celora M. Stoddard (Rep), defeated in primary.
  • 1928 Nov 6: John C. Phillips (Rep), elected.
  • 1932 Sep 13: George W. P. Hunt (Dem), defeated in primary.
  • 1932 Nov 8: Lawrence McGivern (Socialist), defeated.
  • 1934 Sep 11: Benjamin B. Moeur (Dem), nominated; R. C. Stanford (Dem), defeated in primary; George W. P. Hunt (Dem), defeated in primary; James Minotto (Dem), defeated in primary.
  • 1934 Nov 6: Benjamin B. Moeur (Dem), elected; Thomas Maddock (Rep), defeated; Lawrence McGivern (Socialist), defeated; Clay Naff (Communist), defeated.
  • 1936: Thomas E. Campbell (Rep), defeated.
  • 1938: Sidney P. Osborn, defeated.
  • 1948: Richard F. Harless (Dem), defeated in primary.
  • 1948: Dan E. Garvey (Dem), elected.
  • 1948 May 25: Sidney P. Osborn, died in office.
  • 1950: Dan E. Garvey (Dem), defeated in primary.
  • 1950: Ralph Watkins (Dem), defeated.
  • 1958: Robert Morrison (Dem), defeated.
  • 1962: Sam Goddard (Dem), defeated.
  • 1964: Evan Mecham (Rep), defeated in primary.
  • 1964: Sam Goddard (Dem), elected; Richard G. Kleindienst (Rep), defeated.
  • 1966: Sam Goddard (Dem), defeated.
  • 1968: Sam Goddard (Dem), defeated.
  • 1974: Evan Mecham (Rep), defeated in primary.
  • 1974 Nov 5: Raul H. Castro (Dem), elected; Russ Williams (Rep), defeated; Wonderful Russ Shaw, defeated.
  • 1977 Oct 20: Raul H. Castro, resigned.
  • 1978: Evan Mecham (Rep), defeated.
  • 1978 Mar 4: H. Wesley Bolin, died in office.
  • 1982: Evan Mecham (Rep), defeated in primary.
  • 1990: Terry Goddard (Dem), defeated.
  • 1994: Terry Goddard (Dem), defeated in primary.
  • 1994: Eddie Basha (Dem), defeated.
  • 1997 Sep 5: Fife Symington III, resigned.
  • 1998 Sep 8: Paul Johnson (Dem), nominated unopposed.
  • 1998 Sep 8: Jane Dee Hull (Rep), nominated; Jim Howl (Rep), defeated in primary; Charles Brown (Rep), defeated in primary.
  • 1998 Sep 8: Scott Alan Malcomson (Reform), nominated unopposed.
  • 1998 Sep 8: Katherine Gallant (Libertarian), nominated; Tom Rawles (Libertarian), defeated in primary.
  • 1998 Nov 3: Jane Dee Hull (Rep), elected; Paul Johnson (Dem), defeated; Katherine Gallant (Libertarian), defeated; Scott Alan Malcomson (Reform), defeated; Alan White, defeated.
  • 2002 Nov 5: Janet Napolitano (Dem), elected; Matt Salmon (Rep), defeated; Richard Mahoney (Ind), defeated; Barry J. Hess II (Libertarian), defeated.
  • 2014: Ken Bennett (Rep), defeated in primary.
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