Regulates electric, natural gas, telephone and privately operated water utilities.
- Enforces securities laws and conducts safety inspections and enforcement for railroads and pipelines.
- Issues fines to utilities that violate its rules.
- Manages/regulates the incorporation of businesses and organizations in Arizona.
- Hears and makes decisions in contested matters.
Candidate: Sam George
A Few Platform Points: Arizona and America need to be energy independent. I believe that solar power is the road to energy independence; former Deputy Secretary of State for Arizona.
Official web site: http://www.solargeorge.com
Candidate: Sandra Kennedy
A Few Platform Points: will promote clean energy sources that will also help with air pollution and water scarcity. Arizona has enough solar resources to be energy independent and have sustainable economic growth; I support the Renewable Energy Standard and Tariff (REST) of 15% by 2025; a consumer advocate who will always stand up for consumers, and especially elderly and low-income consumers.
Official web site: http://www.kennedy4az.com
Candidate: Marian A. McClure
A Few Platform Points: Could not determine any platform points.
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Candidate: Paul Newman
A Few Platform Points: current Cochise County Supervisor for District 2; will push for significant increases in energy produced by wind and solar; Our state is capable of responding to America’s energy challenges by becoming an exporter of solar produced energy; There has not been a Commissioner on the ACC hailing from southern Arizona for over two decades.
Official web site: http://www.paulnewmanaz.com
Candidate: Bob Stump
A Few Platform Points: has represented District 9 (Sun City, Peoria, Glendale and Youngtown) in the Arizona House of Representatives since 2002; will fight for ratepayers and consumers, aggressively protect citizens against securities fraud, advocate for new water and energy infrastructure, and pursue all avenues of energy production to secure energy which is cheaper, more convenient to obtain, and cleaner.
Official web site: http://www.stump4az.com
Candidate: Barry Wong
A Few Platform Points: demanding diverse and reliable energy production and distribution; holding the line on excessive rate hikes; promoting renewable energy - solar, wind, geothermal, biomass; ensuring quality and reliable water; protecting citizens against investment fraud; appointed to fill an open seat on Arizona Corporation Commission in 2006.
Official web site: http://www.barrywong.com
Which Arizona Corporation Commission Candidate Will Get Your Vote in 2008? (Vote for 3)
1) Sam George
2) Sandra Kennedy
3) Marian A. McClure
4) Paul Newman
5) Bob Stump
6) Barry Wong
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