In making his announcement, Horne said his priorities would be fighting crime, securing the border, creating a legal climate favorable to economic growth, and ensuring safe communities.
Republican Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas, has opened an exploratory campaign and is expected to announce his candidacy.
Tajudeen Oladiran, who worked at the Attorney General’s office from January 2006 through October 2006 , has filed papers to run for the GOP nomination. His website says he’s been “slaying goliaths since 2008.”
Democrats are also lining up for the position. State Rep. David Lujan, Vince Rabago and Felecia Rotellini have announced.