Secretary of State denies accusations she is allowing illegal immigrants to vote in Arizona

Sec. of State, Michele Reagan and candidate Steve Gaynor. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 News)

The Secretary of State is the second highest office in Arizona.

And this year the Republican incumbent Michele Reagan is taking fire for problems with an election two years ago.

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This was the Presidential Preference Election where voters stood in long lines for up to five hours to cast their ballots.

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While much of the race has focused on the 2016 problems, political newcomer Steve Gaynor is spending big money attacking Reagan on other issues.

Gaynor's campaign has called Reagan the worst Secretary of State on modern Arizona history and they have accused her, "allowing illegal immigrants vote in federal elections in Arizona."

However, Reagan says that's false, that there have been no cases where someone who is not an American citizen has cast a ballot in the state.

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