/ Modified jun 23, 2021 2:36 p.m.

Kris Mayes enters race for Attorney General

The former ACC member has switched political parties.

360 primary ballot box A voter turns in his ballot at a polling site set up at Tucson's Temple Emanu-El on the day of Arizona's primary election, Aug. 4, 2020.
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Former Arizona Corporation Commissioner Kris Mayes announced she is entering the Democratic primary for Attorney General.

Mayes served on the Corporation Commission from 2003-2010.

Kris Mayes VIEW LARGER Former ACC Commissioner Kris Mayes is running for Arizona Attorney General as a Democrat. June 23, 2021

In a campaign video, Mayes said the “past few months have shown us how far off track some of our state’s leaders have taken us.”

Mayes was a Republican when she was last in elected office. Her campaign said she switched parties during the Trump administration.

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