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Champion of Arizona immigration crackdown faces recall

(Reuters) – A top Arizona Republican lawmaker who championed the state’s crackdown against illegal immigration is fighting to keep his job in a recall election on Tuesday that is believed to be too close to call.

Senate President Russell Pearce, the chief architect of the Arizona immigration law that set off a national debate in 2010, will square off against Republican political newcomer Jerry Lewis in what will be a historic election for the state.

It is believed to be the first recall election of a state legislator in Arizona history, election officials said.

Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/11/05/us-election-recall-arizona-idUSTRE7A41IP20111105

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