Diane Douglas finishes 3rd in GOP superintendent race

PHOENIX (KSAZ) - With 100 percent of the votes in our state primary now counted, Diane Douglas is out of her job as superintendent of the Arizona Department of Education.

Douglas finished third in the GOP race with about 21 percent of the total vote.

She finished about 3,500 votes behind the winner of the race, Frank Riggs, and only about 350 votes separated Riggs and second-place finisher Bob Branch.

Riggs will now go on to face Democrat Kathy Hoffman in November.