- By Promise AZ in Action
- 9 November, 2011
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PHOENIX (Reuters) – A powerful Republican state Senate leader who championed Arizona’s controversial crackdown on illegal immigrants appeared headed for early removal from office on Tuesday in a historic recall election, returns showed.
With all precincts reporting, state Senate President Russell Pearce was trailing his chief challenger, Republican newcomer and charter school administrator Jerry Lewis, by 7 percentage points, 45.4 percent to 52.4 percent.
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