Governor Ducey Election Night Statement
PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey tonight released the following statement after the Associated Press declared him the winner in the race for governor:
“Arizonans have voted, and they have spoken.
“I am incredibly humbled by the confidence Arizonans have placed in me and honored to continue working on their behalf.
“To everyone who volunteered their time and energy as part of our campaign, thank you from the bottom of my heart. This victory would not be possible with you.
“I want to wish David and his family all the best. And I also want to thank Angel Torres for stepping up and bringing his ideas to this race. With the campaign over, it’s time to come together—as we’ve done these last four years—with a renewed focus on moving forward as one Arizona.
“We’ve come a long way these last four years, but there’s more to do to grow our economy, improve public education, protect public safety, and expand opportunity for all.
“Tonight, we celebrate. Tomorrow, we get to work to continue securing Arizona’s future.”
About Doug Ducey:
Doug Ducey is committed to securing Arizona’s future. In his first year as governor, he took a $1 billion deficit and balanced the budget, without raising taxes. He is committed to improving K-12 education, and has added nearly $2.7 billion to Arizona public schools. He’s cut regulations to stimulate jobs and reformed and simplified our tax code every year he has been governor. In addition, Governor Ducey launched Arizona’s Border Strike Force, to enhance security along Arizona’s southern border and stop the flow of cartels and human traffickers.