AZ Gov Says He’ll Wait To Name McCain Successor Until After Burial

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August 26, 2018 12:41 p.m.

Arizona’s Republican Gov. Doug Ducey’s spokesman said Sunday that the governor will not be making any announcements about the late Sen. John McCain’s (R-AZ) replacement in the Senate until after McCain is buried. State law requires the governor to name an appointee of the same political party who will serve until the next general election in 2020.

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