President of Arizona
The current President of Arizona is Baron James Reavis. He inherited his position from his father, the previous Baron James Reavis, who died in office January 4, 5627 of natural causes.
The elder Reavis was known as a charismatic leader who championed the cause of the poorest members of Arizona society and basic rights for the people of Kenedy. He was elected to the office in 5594 with the overwhelming support of the population. He was so popular, in fact, that a world-wide referendum declared him President for Life and granted him the authority to select his successor in office. As he aged, his popularity waned somewhat with the younger generation. After the end of the Fourth Regional War, many called him a broken man and felt that his support of the common people had been subverted into a support of the status quo, where the wealthy maintain an amazingly high standard of living while the poor remain in utter squalor.
Little is known about the younger Reavis. He was selected by his father at an early age and raised to be a ruler. Because of this, his father kept him from the limelight and made sure as little was reported about him in the press as possible. Therefore his political opponents, should any even exist, would have nothing to complain about. The younger Reavis did serve in the Navy during the Fourth Regional War, but his actions during the war are classified, as was even his rank. After the war he became part of his father’s “inner circle” of advisors and likely had a good deal of input into policy.