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Kimberly Yee will face Martín Quezada for Arizona treasurer

Results are in for the Arizona state treasurer primary. Incumbent Kimberly Yee easily snatched the Republican nomination and will now pursue a second term. 

She received 56.13% of the vote, while her  two Republican opponents, Jeff Weninger and Bob Lettieri, received 27.1% and 16.77%, respectively.

Yee will now face off against current Democratic state Sen. Martín Quezada; there were no other competitors in his primary. 

Yee says she  stands for funding for roads, education, law enforcement, and helping rural Arizonans. Quezada says he  stands for funding education, affordable housing, environmental health, and to create transparency within the Office.

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Jill Ryan joined KJZZ in 2020 as a morning reporter, and she is currently a field correspondent and Morning Edition producer.