Jun 1, 2021 - Politics & Policy

Former head of Arizona’s emergency management agency announces Senate bid

Michael McGuire testifying before a House committee in June 2019.
Michael McGuire testifying before a House committee in June 2019. Photo: Tom Brenner/Getty Images

Retired Maj. Gen. Michael McGuire, who left his post as the head of Arizona’s emergency management agency earlier this year, filed to run for U.S. Senate in Arizona, according to a filing cited by AP.

Why it matters: McGuire, the ex-head of the Arizona National Guard, will likely be among multiple candidates seeking the Republican nomination to attempt to unseat Sen. Mark Kelly (D).

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