Republican who served as state
treasurer from 2003 to 2006 and in the Arizona State
Senate from January 1995 through January 2003. He
was first elected to the Senate in November 1994,
representing District 29, and was re-elected in
1996, 1998, and 2000. Term limited in 2002, he did
not run for re-election and instead was elected
state treasurer. As state treasurer, it was
uncovered that Petersen controversially performed
work for several nonprofits at taxpayer expense.
Petersen resigned as treasurer in 2006 and pled
guilty to one misdemeanor count of failing to report
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Indicate which principles you support (if any) regarding social issues.
j) Should Arizona include sexual orientation in its anti-discrimination laws?
k) Should Arizona recognize civil unions between same-sex couples?
l) Should Arizona restrict marriage to a relationship only between a man and a woman?