Hugh Hallman

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Hugh Hallman
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Former candidate for
Arizona Treasurer
Elections and appointments
Last electionAugust 26, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Mayor of Tempe, Arizona
Bachelor'sClaremont Men's College
J.D.University of Chicago Law School
Date of birthJanuary 13, 1962
Place of birthTempe, Arizona
ProfessionAttorney, School Headmaster
Personal website
Campaign website
Hugh Hallman (b. January 13, 1962, in Tempe, Arizona) is a former Mayor of Tempe, Arizona, serving from 2004-2012.

Hallman was a Republican candidate for state treasurer of Arizona in the 2014 elections. Hallman originally filed to run for governor in January 2013.[1] He withdrew from the gubernatorial race in September 2013 in order to run for treasurer.[2]


Hallman is a business law attorney, specializing in domestic and international finance and taxation. Since 2009 Hallman has served as the Headmaster of Tempe Preparatory Academy, a public school attended by his three sons.

He was raised in a neighborhood in North Tempe, Arizona, where he resides today with his family. He holds bachelor's degrees in economics and political science from Claremont Men's College, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Chicago School of Law.

In addition to his law practice, Hallman's resume includes teaching business law and economics at East Kazakhstan State University, and co-authoring two books about the Arizona labor economy and trade relations with Mexico, entitled How to Do Business in Sonora andComo Hacer Negocios En Arizona.[3] He also wrote "How to Do Business in Kazakhstan," which was first published in 1999.[3]


  • Bachelor's degrees in economics and political science - Claremont Men's College
  • Juris Doctor - University of Chicago Law School

Political career

Mayor of Tempe, Arizona (2004-2012)

Hallman was elected Tempe mayor in 2004 and served until 2012. He previously served on the Tempe City Council.[4]



See also: Arizona down ballot state executive elections, 2014

Hallman ran for election to the office of Arizona Treasurer. Hallman unsuccessfully sought the Republican nomination in the primary on August 26, 2014. The general election took place November 4, 2014.[1]

Primary election - August 26, 2014

Arizona Treasurer Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJeff DeWit 45% 215,892
Hugh Hallman 32.5% 155,775
Randy Pullen 22.5% 108,106
Total Votes 479,773
Election Results via Arizona Secretary of State.


Arizona Treasurer, Republican Primary
Poll Jeff DeWit Hugh HallmanRandy PullenUndecidedMargin of ErrorSample Size
Magellan Strategies
July 9-10, 2014
Gravis Marketing
July 14, 2014
Harper Polling
August 19-20, 2014
AVERAGES 18% 13% 13% 56% +/-3.82 698.67
Note: The polls above may not reflect all polls that have been conducted in this race. Those displayed are a random sampling chosen by Ballotpedia staff. If you would like to nominate another poll for inclusion in the table, send an email to


Hugh and his wife, Susan, have three sons named Louis, Eli, and Marcus.[3]

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