Kimberly Yee

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State Treasurer Kimberly Yee on Monday became the first major Republican to jump into the race for Arizona governor, followed hours later by GOP developer Karrin Taylor Robson.

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State Treasurer Kimberly Yee is the first major Republican to jump into the race for Arizona governor. 

  

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Republican Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and five other newly elected officials from both sides of the political aisle took the oath of office Monday in a bipartisan ceremony that recognized Democratic gains in what has long been considered a solidly red state.

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State Sen. Kimberly Yee has decided against running for a Phoenix-area U.S. House seat recently vacated by fellow Republican Trent Franks and will instead stay in Arizona's race for state treasurer.