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The superintendent of public instruction oversees and administrates the Arizona Department of Education, which manages the state's public school system. His general duties include managing the employees of the department. Other specific responsibilities enumerated by law include:<ref>[http://www.azleg.gov/ArizonaRevisedStatutes.asp?Title=15 ''Arizona Revised Statutes'', "Title 15, Article 3 -- Superintendent of Public Instruction," accessed June 7, 2011.]</ref>
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The superintendent of public instruction oversees and administrates the Arizona Department of Education, which manages the state's public school system. His general duties include managing the employees of the department. Other specific responsibilities enumerated by law include:<ref>[http://www.azleg.gov/ArizonaRevisedStatutes.asp?Title=15 ''Arizona Revised Statutes'', "Title 15, Article 3 -- Superintendent of Public Instruction," accessed June 7, 2011]</ref>
 
*Executing the policies established by the State Board of Education.
 
*Executing the policies established by the State Board of Education.
 
*Apportioning state education funds to individual counties each year.
 
*Apportioning state education funds to individual counties each year.

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Arizona Down Ballot State Executive Elections

Primary Date
August 26, 2014

General Election Date:
November 4, 2014

Arizona State Executive Elections
Top Ballot
GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney General
Down Ballot
Mine Inspector, Treasurer, Superintendent, Corporation Commissioner

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Five down ballot state executive positions are up for election in the state of Arizona in 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014.

Arizona is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. The primary is considered semi-closed. Unaffiliated voters may choose which party's primary they will vote in, but voters registered with a party can only vote in that party's primary.[1][2][3]

Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running?
Mine Inspector Joe Hart
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2007 Yes[4]
Treasurer Doug Ducey
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2011 No, running for governor[5]
Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal
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2011 Yes
Corporation Commission Gary Pierce
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2007 Term-limited
Corporation Commission Brenda Burns
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2011 No[6]


Mine Inspector

Current incumbent

Candidates

  • Democratic Party Manuel Cruz - Ex-State Democratic Vice Chair, engineer and 2010 candidate[7]

Duties

Treasurer

Current incumbent

Candidates

Duties

Superintendent

Current incumbent

Candidates

Duties

The superintendent of public instruction oversees and administrates the Arizona Department of Education, which manages the state's public school system. His general duties include managing the employees of the department. Other specific responsibilities enumerated by law include:[13]

  • Executing the policies established by the State Board of Education.
  • Apportioning state education funds to individual counties each year.
  • Distributes school materials, courses of study, administrative information, teachers certificates and other items to individual school districts.
  • Audits the accounts of school officials across the state with the assistance of the auditor general.

Corporation Commissioner

Current incumbents

Duties

See also

References