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Former Mesa Mayor Scott Smith files petitions for Arizona governor

PHOENIX -- Former Mesa Mayor Scott Smith has filed nominating petitions to get on the Republican ballot as a gubernatorial candidate in the Aug. 26 primary.

Smith filed nearly twice the required number of signatures Wednesday needed to qualify for the ballot. He said his more than 10,500 signatures come from all 15 counties.

Smith is the third Republican to officially file qualifying signatures to appear on the ballot. Secretary of State Ken Bennett and former Internet company executive Christine Jones previously field. The remaining Republican hopefuls have until next Wednesday to file.

Fred DuVal is the only Democrat in the race and filed his petitions May 8.

Smith said he'll campaign on his leadership background in both private business and government. He touts his success shrinking Mesa's budget while increasing services.

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