MARK ROBERT GORDON has filed to run for Arizona Secretary of State in the 2018 election. Born in Phoenix, he spent much of his youth participating in programs at the old Phoenix Jewish Community Center, Beth El, and Phoenix High School for Jewish Studies. He earned degrees from Princeton University, Columbia University School of Law and Harvard University. He has had two careers: in entertainment as an actor, producer, writer and director, and as a federal law election attorney with a national law office in Washington, D.C. He recently served as an elections specialist on the Maricopa County Recorder’s Office’s bipartisan transition team.