AZ Governor Appoints Martha McSally To Take Over McCain’s Senate Seat

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced on Tuesday that he has appointed Rep. Martha McSally to fill Sen. John McCain’s Senate seat that will be vacated by Sen. Jon Kyl at the end of the year, The Arizona Capitol Times reported. Ducey had appointed Kyl to the seat in September after McCain’s death in August. Kyl announced last week that he would be resigning at the end of the year, and Ducey had to pick another replacement. During his announcement, Ducey praised McSally’s dedication, not just to her current office, but also to her country while serving in the U.S. Air Force.