Christine Jones, Former EVP of Go Daddy, to Run for AZ Governor
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Christine Jones, Former EVP of Go Daddy, to Run for Arizona Governor

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According to a tweet this afternoon, Christine Jones, the former Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Go Daddy, filed paperwork to run for the office of Governor in the state of Arizona. Ms. Jones will be running on the Republican party ticket, and the election will be held on November 4, 2014.

Wisely, Ms. Jones owns the exact match domain name, ChristineJones.com, and it appears that she will use the domain name for her campaign website.

For many years, Ms. Jones was the second most public face of Go Daddy behind its founder, Bob Parsons. When there were policy or legal issues regarding Go Daddy or domain names, Ms. Jones was often cited in mainstream news reports.

Here’s wishing Ms. Jones all the best in her run for Governor!


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Comments (17)

    Christine Jones

    Thanks, Elliot. I very much appreciate the kind words.

    Christine Jones

    August 9th, 2013 at 6:47 pm

      Elliot Silver

      Let us know where we can contribute to the election campaign (if you can take out of state donations).

      August 9th, 2013 at 6:52 pm

      Joao

      Could Arizona become the crib for a domain law?

      August 9th, 2013 at 7:26 pm

      Jennifer Rawson

      I am an officer for LD10 in Tucson. We would like to invite you to our candidate for Governor meeting. Please contact me as I see no telephone # on your web site.
      Thank you

      In reply to Christine Jones | September 26th, 2013 at 2:18 am

      Elliot Silver

      I do not have a relationship with Ms. Jones, so you’ll have to reach out to her elsewhere. Perhaps you can get in touch by sending her a tweet on Twitter.

      September 26th, 2013 at 7:46 am

    todd

    It amazes me that she has the twitter handle @JonesforGov but didn’t secure the same domain and someone else did today under privacy. Seriously, she worked for Godaddy and didn’t secure the name. For God sakes she worked for Godaddy and doesn’t understand she should have registered the name? Funny thing is the person that did get the name ended up registering it at Godaddy. Thats laughable.

    JonesforGovernor.com is owned by another guy who ran in 2006.

    August 9th, 2013 at 6:50 pm

      Elliot Silver

      I don’t think she has any need for JonesforGov.com since she owns ChristineJones.com.

      August 9th, 2013 at 6:52 pm

    todd

    I’m not saying she will or will not use it but to keep in control of something that could hurt you in the business or political world is a no brainer. In my opinion Big Mistake.

    August 9th, 2013 at 6:55 pm

      Elliot Silver

      Possibly, but someone could easily register one of hundreds of other extension or variations.

      August 9th, 2013 at 6:56 pm

      Larry

      An in fact I am handling a consulting project for a well known politician that needs to buy various domain names that have fallen into the wrong hands.

      August 10th, 2013 at 11:43 am

    todd

    Understood but there is only one exact matching dot com.

    August 9th, 2013 at 7:03 pm

    JNet

    I first met Christine a few years ago at a domain conference….she’s Wonderful !

    Vote Jones !!! … the right choice

    August 10th, 2013 at 11:06 am

      Larry

      Ok then for someone who has never met her perhaps you could give a little more detail as far as what makes her wonderful?

      August 10th, 2013 at 11:41 am

    James Bond

    I saw her at the PC meeting in Scottsdale months ago and when some man asked her a very simple question, she never answered him. Bizzare!! She was also at our meeting and I asked her a question and she was rambling about something else and Im sitting there, can’t believe my ears, then finally she answered. And I dont know if she was correct! Strange. Alao her husband is INDEPENDANT, which means she is probably a Democrat.

    October 14th, 2013 at 1:04 pm

    Bob

    Christine Jones is a complete and utter joke. The Rio Grande is not in Arizona. Duh. Also- her praising Sheriff Joe for putting water in the desert for illegals is not only a blatant lie but down right disgusting that she is trying to make him out as some sort humanitarian. Disgusting. Joe has anyone who supplies water or creates water stations arrested for aiding and abetting. So to praise him shows just what a hypocrite and low life human you truly are. The only thing Joe puts in the deserts is crosses where he finds the bodies of people who died of dehydration.

    You and him are perfect for each other- you are full of hate and wish nothing more than to see America destroyed and the Constitution burned.

    Do us all a favor and go live in the middle east were folks like you will be appreciated and welcomed by the Taliban.

    October 20th, 2013 at 12:53 am

    Bob

    And one more thing – stop praising her for GoDaddy- she did not create this company, nor did she make it a success. She did not create the technology. She did not market the technology. She did nothing but fill out legal forms. The success of this company belongs to the those who made it happen and Christine was not one.

    October 20th, 2013 at 12:55 am

    Cecilia Morales

    PLEASE don’t run, I really wish and pray that a good Democrat who knows the people and will show the rest of the states that this state is not bigoted RightWing agenda state that will not continue the reputation of racists controlled, not making gains forward but keeping the people in the proverty, no jobs.. You are bias, saying we need to secure the borders first is a code word for, Seperation and no immigration reform.. The Borders will never be secured un less we have reform and there are Strict laws to keep those borders secured. We need Immigration Reform now! GOD Bless this wonderful states, keep it beautiful and free from Bigotry!! Amen,

    December 27th, 2013 at 12:06 pm

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