Sylvia Allen, Professional Fuitcake, Faces Sane GOPer-Turned-Indie Tom O'Halleran in LD6

So how does a crazy lady like Sylvia Allen become a member of the Arizona Legislature?

Some dude has to fall off a horse. Literally.

Back in 2008, it was state Senator Jake Flake, uncle of now-U.S. Senator Jeff Flake and former Speaker of the state House, who got bucked from his horse, breaking eight of his ribs and landing him in the hospital.

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Stephen is a former staff writer and columnist at Phoenix New Times.
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