Russell Pearce Returns

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 1:05pm
Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 1:28pm
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A Russell Pearce voting sign from years ago.

It's a name from Arizona's recent past, a man who for a short time dominated the state's political scene, former state Senate President Russell Pearce. He was ousted in a recall election, tried and failed in a comeback, but he has returned, and this time he is not a candidate.

Jim Small of the Arizona Capitol Times wrote about Pearce earlier this week.