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2011 Photo Gallery Commissioners choose fifth member and chair for the Arizona Independent and Redistricting Commission

Swearing in part of open meeting
Arizona Independent & Redistricting Commission (AIRC) members gather around Colleen Mathis (middle) being sworn in by Sec. of State Ken Bennett on Tuesday, March 1, 2011.

Commissioners watching the swearing in included (left to right), Jose Herrera, Linda McNulty, Scott Freeman and Richard Sterez. This was the second public meeting for AIRC at the State Capitol. AIRC commissioners went into executive session to discuss the five potential candidates who were interviewed the previous week before naming Mathis as chair.



Sec. Bennett attests to loyalty oaths.

(Above) Chair Mathis signs her loyalty oath as Sec. Bennett waits to attest to her signature. Sec. Bennett then turned the gavel over to Mathis who presided over other business on AIRC's agenda.




© 2011 Photos by Scott Cancelosi, Arizona Secretary of State's Office