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Former California congressman to run for Arizona governor

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RiggsBy Jeremy Duda  | Arizona Capitol Times

Frank Riggs, a former Republican congressman from northern California, is going to try his hand at running for elected office in Arizona with a campaign for governor.

Riggs, 63, said he planned to file paperwork for an exploratory committee on Wednesday afternoon. The former congressman said he considered running against then-Gov. Janet Napolitano in 2006 until learning that he fell short of the five-year residency requirement to run for the office.

“I’m definitely running. I’ve made that commitment to a core group of very good people,” Riggs said.


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  1. Ed Cifelli says:

    Sure hope he doesn't try to use a California attitude here.

  2. […] moved to Arizona in 2002 and kicked off a 2006 campaign against Democratic Gov. Janet Napolitano. However, his campaign ended after he discovered he needed […]

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