PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- An Arizona state representative announced his plans to run for governor Tuesday morning.
State Representative Aaron Lieberman for the Legislative District 28, has joined the race for Arizona governor. In his candidacy video, "our politics are broken, and it's time for something new." Lieberman will be running as a Democrat.
I'm running for Governor of AZ. Our politics are broken, and it is time for something new. By putting people first & setting politics aside, I'll be focused on creating real change for AZ. Check out my video and join our campaign. pic.twitter.com/Ckc5sasrKF— Rep. Aaron Lieberman (@aaron4az) June 29, 2021
“Arizona needs new leaders with new ways of doing things to move the state forward. I’ve worked towards common sense solutions and innovative approaches to tackle big, complex problems, both as a legislator and an entrepreneur. That’s exactly what I'll do as governor," Rep. Lieberman said.
Lieberman is the eighth person to join the gubernatorial race. Lieberman will join two Democrats in the race, including Secretary of State Katie Hobbs and former Nogales mayor Marco Lopez. For the Republican side, Arizona state Treasurer Kimberly Yee, former U.S. Representative Matt Salmon, Arizona Board of Regents member Karrin Taylor Robson, former news anchor Kari Lake and businessman Steve Gaynor have all announced their candidacy.