Stephen Richer, '15, Elected as Maricopa County Recorder

Stephen Richer unseats Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes for key election post

Maricopa County voters elected Republican Stephen Richer, a private attorney with a background in public policy, as the county's new recorder to help oversee county elections.

Richer defeated current Democratic Recorder Adrian Fontes in the Nov. 3 election.

"I will get to work and do you proud," Richer said to voters on Thursday, adding that he hopes to "improve confidence in the voting process and serve all of Maricopa County's 4.5 million residents."

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