mccainU.S. senator John McCain has established a team to help him seek another term of office. McCain is being challenged in next year’s election by state senator Kelli Ward of Lake Havasu City and two lesser known republicans.

McCain has named Ryan O’Daniel as campaign manager. O’Daneil helped Governor Doug Ducey get elected last year and also served on his transition team. The former son of Congressman John Shadegg, Stephen Shaddegg, will serve as political director while Lorna Romera has been appointed as McCain’s communications director.

Congresswooman Ann Kirkpatrick is seeking the Democratic nomination.