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Bill would give state legislators approval of U.S. Senate candidates

The bill also could eliminate third party, independent candidates

A bill under consideration in the Arizona legislature would require legislative approval of candidates for the U.S. Senate. Senators Jeff Flake and John McCain, shown here at a 2014 campaign event in Prescott, currently represent Arizona in the U.S. Senate.

Photo by Les Stukenberg.

A bill under consideration in the Arizona legislature would require legislative approval of candidates for the U.S. Senate. Senators Jeff Flake and John McCain, shown here at a 2014 campaign event in Prescott, currently represent Arizona in the U.S. Senate.