Mark Brnovich

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Mark Brnovich
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Attorney General of Arizona
Assumed office
January 5, 2015
Governor Doug Ducey
Preceded by Tom Horne
Personal details
Born Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Susan Brnovich
Alma mater Arizona State University (B.A.)
University of San Diego (J.D.)

Mark Brnovich is an American lawyer and politician from the state of Arizona who currently serves as Attorney General of Arizona. A member of the Republican Party, he was elected to the office on November 5, 2014, defeating Democratic nominee Felecia Rotellini

Biography

Brnovich received a bachelor's degree in political science from Arizona State University and his juris doctor from the University of San Diego School of Law.[1]

Brnovich worked for the Goldwater Institute and the Corrections Corporation of America, and served as Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Arizona and Assistant Attorney General of Arizona.[1][2] He was appointed the director of the Arizona Department of Gaming in 2009. He served in the role through 2013, when he resigned to run for Attorney General of Arizona in the 2014 election.[1] He defeated incumbent Tom Horne in the Republican Party primary election[3] and Felecia Rotellini in the general election.[4]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Former Arizona gaming chief will run for attorney general". azcentral.com. Retrieved November 5, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Mark Brnovich, ex-Department of Gaming director, to run for Arizona attorney general". KNXV. Retrieved November 5, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Wingett Sanchez, Yvonne (August 27, 2014). "Horne concedes attorney general race to Brnovich". Arizona Republic. Retrieved August 27, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "Brnovich projected to win AG". November 4, 2014. Retrieved November 5, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Tom Horne
Attorney General of Arizona
2015–present
Incumbent