Andrew Thomas


Republican former attorney for Maricopa County. Thomas ran as a Republican candidate for Governor of Arizona in the 2014 elections. He previously ran for state attorney general in 2010, but lost to Republican Tom Horne in the primary election. During his term in office, he was known for his anti-illegal immigrant policies. On April 10, 2012, Thomas was disbarred by a disciplinary panel of the Arizona State Supreme Court for his actions as county attorney.
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"what got Thomas in hot water was his prosecution of anyone who criticized or stood in the way of him and Arpaio. Thomas’ office ginned up false charges against county supervisors, journalists — notably the former owners of New Times, Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin — and even the presiding judge of Maricopa County Superior Court. "
Jan. 17, 2024
Disbarred Ex-County Attorney Andrew Thomas, Two Flunkies Must Pay Six-Digit Sanction After Lawsuit Loss
Mar. 3, 2016
Andrew Thomas' New Website About ISIS Is A Bomb
Apr. 7, 2015
Andrew Thomas, Phoenix Prosecutor, Disbarred For "Defiled" Public Trust
Apr. 11, 2012
Former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas To Face Ethics Panel Over investigations
Sept. 10, 2011
Center for Arizona Policy
2010 Survey Questions For Arizona And County Candidates
Position Sought: Attorney General
Question 9: Amending the United States Constitution to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman.
Candidates' Position: Support
Question 12: Adding “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” or “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in nondiscrimination law.
Candidates' Position: Oppose
Question 15: Protecting professionals from being required to provide services that violate their moral or religious beliefs.*
Candidates' Position: Support
Discriminatory "Religious Freedom" laws.
More Than 250 Lawyers And Others Rally Against Maricopa County Attorney
Dec. 21, 2009

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