Former Mesa Mayor Scott Smith addresses the audience at a goodbye ceremony hosted by the Mesa Chamber of Commerce. Smith resigned in order to run for governor. [Eric Mungenast/Tribune]
Gubernatorial candidate and former Go Daddy executive Christine Jones addresses the Republican Club at Leisure World in Mesa on Jan. 20, 2014. [Eric Mungenast/Tribune]
Secretary of State Ken Bennett. [Howard Fischer/Capitol Media Services]
Former California Republican Congressman Frank Riggs filed paperwork Wednesday to launch his bid to become the Republican nominee for governor. [Howard Fischer/Capitol Media Services]
Posted: Friday, July 18, 2014 11:45 am
The East Valley Chambers of Commerce Alliance has organized a gubernatorial forum featuring several Republican candidates for office on July 28.
The free forum, scheduled to run from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Chandler-Gilbert Community College’s performing arts center, will include five people running to become Arizona’s next governor. The candidates are former Mesa Mayor Scott Smith, Secretary of State Ken Bennett, former GoDaddy.com Executive Christine Jones, former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas, and ex-Congressman Frank Riggs.
A meet-and-greet with the candidates is scheduled for 5:45. and Chandler-Gilbert Community College is located at 2626 E. Pecos Road in Chandler.
Friday, July 18, 2014 11:45 am.