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SALT LAKE CITY -- A Phoenix-based law firm will investigate allegations of election-law violations by Utah Attorney General John Swallow.

Lt. Gov. Greg Bell's office, which oversees elections, announced Tuesday that Snell and Wilmer had been selected to help investigate allegations that Swallow violated campaign laws by failing to disclose business interests.

Bell's office said the law firm was one of 14 proposals by firms offering to serve as special counsel.

Accroding to the firm's web homepage, its Phoenix office is at Fourth and Van Buren streets. There is also a branch in Tucson, as well as a half-dozen other Western cities, plus an office in Mexico.

The investigation is expected to take about four months.

Swallow's personal attorneys have argued the complaint lacks merit.

Swallow has been surrounded by allegations of wrongdoing since shortly after he assumed office in January.

He is the subject of a federal investigation and two complaints with the state bar association.

Swallow denies any wrongdoing and says the investigations will clear his name.

Associated Press,

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