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Arizona Candidate Cesar Chavez Faces Legal Challenge

PHOENIX (AP) — The grandson of Cesar Chavez is challenging the candidacy of an Arizona congressional candidate who has been using the farm labor leader's name.

Alejandro Chavez filed a legal complaint Tuesday in Phoenix, asking that Scott Fistler be removed from the Democratic primary ballot.

The Arizona Capitol Times reports ( ) Fistler, a former Republican who has lost two bids for elected office, legally changed his name to Cesar Chavez last December and his party affiliation in April.

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