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Arizona Dems Lose Key Legislative Staffer

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Democrats in the Arizona lLegislature will be short one key staffer as they head into election season and a potential special session.

Mallory Hutchison, the democratic legislative caucus director, will be leaving the party effective tomorrow.

Democratic Party spokeswoman Jennifer Johnson wouldn't comment on the reason behind the resignation because it is an "internal matter."

Johnson tells the Arizona Guardian and confirmed to New Times that the decision for Hutchison to leave the party staff was mutual.

Hutchison was a key elections strategist for the party, and Johnson says there is a plan to replace her but she doesn't know when that will happen.

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