The 2014 Gubernatorial Primary Forum

Published: Monday, July 21, 2014 - 1:54pm
Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 1:54pm
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(Photo by Tricia Moore - KJZZ)
From left, Secretary of State Ken Bennett, State Treasurer Doug Ducey, former GoDaddy executive Christine Jones, former California Congressman Frank Riggs, and former Mesa Mayor Scott Smith.
(Photo by Tricia Moore - KJZZ)
KJZZ hosted five of the six Republican candidates for governor at the Arizona Historical Society Museum in Tempe, Ariz.
(Photo by Tricia Moore)
From left: Moderator Sarah Ventre, Steve Goldstein and Mark Brodie.

Tuesday night, KJZZ hosted five of the Republican candidates in the race to be Arizona's next governor. The candidates answered questions related to K-12 education funding, job creation and border security. Topics also included the future of water in Arizona and how closely the next governor should watch the new Department of Public Safety.

The Republican Gubernatorial Primary Forum was co-hosted by Steve Goldstein and Mark Brodie and moderated by Sarah Ventre. The forum took place at the Arizona Historical Society in Tempe.

Featured candidates included:

Secretary of State – Ken Bennett

State Treasurer – Doug Ducey

Former Business Executive – Christine Jones

Former California Congressman – Frank Riggs

Former Mesa Mayor – Scott Smith

The other Republican candidate who was invited is Former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas.

Below: Slideshow of forum photos by Tricia Moore.

Note: Audio coverage in two parts.