Doug Ducey

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Doug Ducey
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Current candidacy
Running for Governor of Arizona
General electionNovember 4, 2014
Current office
Arizona Treasurer
In office
January 3, 2011 - Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
PredecessorDean Martin (R)
Compensation
Base salary$70,000
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Campaign $$1,212,115
Term limitsTwo consecutive terms
Education
Bachelor'sArizona State University
Personal
Place of birthToledo, Ohio
ReligionCatholic-Christian
Websites
Office website
Personal website
Campaign website
Doug Ducey is the 32nd and current Arizona Treasurer. A Republican, he was first elected to his position on November 2, 2010, defeating Democrat Andrei Cherny and two third party opponents in the general election. He was then sworn into office on January 3, 2011.[1] Ducey's term ends on January 5, 2015.

Ducey is next up for re-election in 2014, however he has opted to run for election as governor instead.[2][3][4]

Before becoming state treasurer, Ducey was lead investor and Chairman of the Board for iMemories, a film editing and digitization services provider. Before that, he was a partner and CEO of ice cream chain Cold Stone Creamery. He also worked in sales and marketing for consumer products conglomerate Proctor and Gamble.

In his capacity as the chief banker and investment officer of the state of Arizona, Ducey manages the state's investment portfolio and directs the state's banking services and maintains a separate accounting record for the state to "provide a check and balance on the state accounting system." He oversees the treasurer's office, which contracts with Arizona banks to "process the state's receipts and disbursements; handle money and security transfers; report on the state's accounts, balances and payment activities; and provide related banking services."[5]

Biography

Ducey was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio. He is the former CEO and chairman of Cold Stone Creamery. Before election as treasurer, Ducey was lead investor and Chairman of the Board for iMemories, a film editing and digitization services provider.[1]

He holds a degree in finance from Arizona State University.

Education

  • Arizona State University, Finance

Political career

State Treasurer (2011-Present)

Ducey was first elected as Arizona Treasurer on November 2, 2010 and assumed office on January 3, 2011.[1]

Elections

2014

See also Arizona gubernatorial election, 2014

Ducey is running for Governor of Arizona in 2014.[6] He is seeking the Republican nomination in the primary on August 26, 2014. The general election takes place November 4, 2014. General election
Ducey vs. DuVal vs. Hess

Arizona Governor - General election match-ups
Poll Doug Ducey (R) Fred DuVal (D)Barry J. Hess (L)Undecided/OtherMargin of ErrorSample Size
Garin-Hart-Yang (D)
February 3-6, 2014
32%32%6%30%+/-3.5500
The Arizona Republic
August 24-25, 2014
35%35%12%18%+/-4.0588
Terrance (R-Arizona Free Enterprise Club)
September 15-17, 2014
44%38%6%11%+/-4.5505
Keating (D-Restore Arizona's Future PAC)
September 17-19, 2014
41%39%7%13%+/-4.0600
Moore Information
October 7-8, 2014
36%39%3%22%+/-4.9400
American Encore
October 20-22, 2014
42%35%7%15%+/-4601
AVERAGES 38.33% 36.33% 6.83% 18.17% +/-4.15 532.33
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 editor@ballotpedia.org.

Ducey vs. Duval

Governor of Arizona - Ducey vs. DuVal
Poll Doug Ducey (R) Fred DuVal (D)UndecidedMargin of ErrorSample Size
Susquehanna Polling and Research
November 2013
36%33%31%+/--600
Rasmussen Reports
August 27-28, 2014
40%40%13%+/-4.0850
New York Times/CBS/YouGov
September 20-October 1, 2014
50%39%11%+/-32,808
Rasmussen Reports
October 14-16, 2014
47%42%10%+/-31,056
New York Times/CBS/YouGov
October 16-23, 2014
50%40%10%+/-42,621
AVERAGES 44.6% 38.8% 15% +/-1.2 1,587
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 editor@ballotpedia.org.

Primary polling
Republican primary

Arizona Governor - GOP Primary
Poll Ken Bennett Doug DuceyChristine JonesFrank RiggsScott SmithAndrew ThomasUndecidedMargin of ErrorSample Size
Harper Polling
June 25-26, 2014
12%33%15%2%14%3%22%+/-3.48791
Magellan Strategies
July 9-10, 2014
11%26%22%2%14%6%19%+/-4.02593
Gravis Marketing
July 14, 2014
7%28%19%1%14%8%24%+/-4.0691
Harper Polling
July 16-17, 2014
12%23%21%1%13%7%22%+/-3.29885
Arizona Automobile Dealers Association
August 15, 2014
10%31%16%3%23%7%10%1,300
Harper Polling
August 19-20, 2014
14%32%16%2%19%7%10%+/-3.44812
AVERAGES 11% 28.83% 18.17% 1.83% 16.17% 6.33% 17.83% +/-3.04 845.33
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 editor@ballotpedia.org.

Republican primary

Arizona Governor - GOP primary
Poll Ken Bennett Christine JonesAl MelvinAndrew ThomasDoug DuceyScott SmithUndecidedMargin of ErrorSample Size
Susquehanna Polling and Research
(November 2013)
20%4%2%4%8%6%53%+/--245
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 editor@ballotpedia.org.

Campaign themes

Ducey's 2014 gubernatorial campaign platform is reforming the state economy and tax code as well as improve Arizona's education system.[4]

2010

Ducey won election as Arizona Treasurer on November 2, 2010.

Arizona Treasurer, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDoug Ducey 51.9% 859,672
     Democratic Andrei Cherny 41.4% 685,865
     Green Thomas Meadows 2.8% 46,115
     Libertarian Thane Eichenauer 4% 66,166
Total Votes 1,657,818
Election Results Via: Arizona Secretary of State

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Doug Ducey is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Doug Ducey raised a total of $1,212,115 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 5, 2013.[7]

Doug Ducey's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Arizona Treasurer Not up for election $18,853
2010 Arizona Treasurer Won $1,193,262
Grand Total Raised $1,212,115

Ballotpedia collects information on campaign donors for each year in which a candidate or incumbent is running for election. The following table offers a breakdown of Doug Ducey's donors each year.[8] Click [show] for more information.


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Personal

Ducey and his wife Angela have three sons: Jack, Joe and Sam.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Dean Martin (R)
Arizona Treasurer
2011–present
Succeeded by
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