For Immediate Release
March 14, 2006
For more information, contact Jim Drake at (602) 542-0681
Sec. of State Brewer Seeks Qualified Applicants to fill Clean Elections Vacancy
Potential Candidates Should Apply with Sec. Brewer’s Office to Become Commissioner
PHOENIX -- Secretary of State Jan Brewer today announced a new search for applicants to be considered for appointment as Clean Election Commissioner to fill the recent vacancy left by Flagstaff Republican Clark R. Dierks. Commissioner Dierks was appointed to the commission in January, but resigned on March 8 th due to health reasons. Upon appointment, the new candidate will be expected to fill the position immediately, with the term expiring on January 31, 2011.
“Potential candidates must meet strict criteria as listed in state statute,” stated Secretary Brewer. “I am very interested in candidates who can bring fairness and consistency to this process.”
The candidates for Commissioner must meet the following criteria per Arizona Revised Statute:
To apply, forms and other related materials are available from the Secretary of State's office by calling (602) 542-0681. Information and applications are also available at the Secretary of State's Web site at www.azsos.gov. Click on the “Office of the Secretary” link. Applications and related material should be postmarked or hand delivered to the Secretary of State office by 2 p.m., March 31, 2006.
Secretary of State Jan Brewer