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James Pederson was born in Casa Grande, Arizona. In 1983, he formed the Pederson Group which has developed more than 25 retail projects.
In 2001, he was elected to be the Chairman of the Arizona Democratic Party. He served in this position until 2005 when he resigned to run for US Senate in Arizona against Senator Jon Kyl, seeArizona U.S. Senate election, 2006. Unfortunately, he lost to the incumbent.
Jim Pederson currently lives in North Central Phoenix.