Paul Newman

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Paul Newman
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Arizona Corporation Commission
In office
2009 - 2013
Years in position 6
Base salary$133,574
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 4, 2008
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Maryland
Master'sUniversity Southern California
J.D.California Western School of Law
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(dead link) Campaign website
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Paul Newman was a member of the Arizona Corporation Commission, the state body charged with regulating the state's utility companies.[1] Newman first assumed office in 2009 and served until 2013.[1] Newman was defeated in his campaign for re-election in the November 6, general election.[2]



  • B.A. in Government and Politics, Minor in History from the University of Maryland[3]
  • Master's in Judicial Administration and Master's in Public Administration from the University Southern California
  • Research fellow at USC Law Center
  • Juris Doctor degree from the California Western School of Law

Political career

Arizona Corporation Commission 2009-2013

Newman first assumed office in 2009 and served until 2013.[1]

Arizona House of Representatives

Newman was a two-term Cochise County Supervisor and three-term state representative.[1][4]


See also: Arizona down ballot state executive elections, 2012

A total of three seats were up for election on the Arizona Corporation Commission in 2012. Newman ran for re-election to his seat, while incumbent Sandra Kennedy and Marcia Busching also ran in the August 28 Democratic primary.[5] Newman was defeated in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2]

Arizona Corporation Commission General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Paul Newman Incumbent 15.5% 868,726
     Democratic Sandra Kennedy Incumbent 15.4% 862,876
     Democratic Marcia Busching 13.8% 776,472
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBob Stump Incumbent 17.5% 979,034
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Burns 16.8% 943,157
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSusan Bitter Smith 16.7% 935,575
     Libertarian Christopher Gohl 2% 112,490
     Green Daniel Pout 1% 58,607
     Green Thomas Meadows 1.2% 67,950
     Write-in Various 0.1% 3,784
Total Votes 5,608,671
Election Results via Arizona Secretary of State.

Arizona Corporation Commission-Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSandra Kennedy Incumbent 36.4% 194,670
Green check mark transparent.pngPaul Newman Incumbent 32.8% 175,580
Green check mark transparent.pngMarcia Busching 30.3% 162,292
Write-in 0.5% 2,838
Total Votes 535,380
Election Results via The Arizona Secretary of State.

Incumbent Bob Stump, Bob Burns and Susan Bitter Smith ran in the Republican primary. Newman lost in the general election on November 6, 2012.

Campaign donors


Newman lost the election to the position of Arizona Corporation Commission in 2012. During that election cycle, Newman raised a total of $248,083.

1998 and 2008

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Political offices
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Arizona Corporation Commission
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