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A QAnon conspiracy theory about election fraud is becoming a pro-Trump push for traceable ballots

Yahoo Daily News 25 Oct 2021
... Kentucky secretary of state, told USA TODAY ... In Arizona, state Rep ... "Treat ballots like currency, (give) them the same security measures and counterfeit protections we have for our own money," Finchem, who is running for secretary of state in Arizona, said in an Oct.

Opponents of Voting Rights Compete in GOP Primary for Arizona Secretary of State

truthout 24 Oct 2021
The leading contenders for the GOP nomination for Arizona secretary of state, whose agency oversees elections and certifies election results in the state, are both members of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a right-wing corporate lobby group that backs voter suppression legislation.

Kyrsten Sinema Whacked by Democratic Congressman, Compared to Trump

The Daily Beast 24 Oct 2021
The senator from Arizona has been largely criticized for being one of only two Democrats in the United States Senate—the other being Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia—holding back President Joe Biden’s sweeping, multi-trillion dollar “Build Back Better” infrastructure bill ... Hurley, her press secretary.

Republican Pam Anderson announces she's challenging Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold

Colorado Politics 23 Oct 2021
Democrat Jena Griswold banks more than $1.1 million in bid for re-election as secretary of state ... Democratic Secretary of State Jena Griswold is permanently adopting the emergency rules rolled out earlier this summer to block future efforts at an Arizona-style “forensic audit” conducted by a third-party, her office announced Thursday.

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on the Border Crisis, Election Integrity, and Kamala Harris

The American Spectator 23 Oct 2021
Arizona Gov ... Right now, we all have the opportunity and the honor of learning from the governor of Arizona. I first met the governor of Arizona, Doug Ducey, when he was treasury secretary and was campaigning to kill a sales tax increase that the Republican governor had put in ... So in Arizona, we just had someone conduct an outside audit.

Biden's critics hurl increasingly vulgar taunts

Union Leader 23 Oct 2021
In capital letters in black marker, Dick, 59, recently added "dead civilians" and "dead U.S. soldiers" to his bill of particulars ... Underneath, in smaller letters, he added, "And f--- you for voting for him!!" ... Rep ... Among them was Arizona state Rep. Mark Finchem, a candidate for Arizona secretary of state who has been endorsed by Trump ... ....

Some Arizona Republicans embrace election conspiracies as they bow to Trump

News-Press Now 21 Oct 2021
Though there is no question that Biden won the presidency and the state of Arizona, Lake insisted that investigators still "need to prove that this election was won fair and square" and said her potential Democratic gubernatorial opponent, Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, should go to prison "if we find out there was fraud."

Trump is Pushing QAnon Candidates Into the GOP Mainstream

Democratic Underground 20 Oct 2021
Arizona State Rep ... Finchem, who’s running to be Arizona’s secretary of state, isn’t even the only Trump-endorsed candidate who wants to run elections in a swing state who will address the conference. Kristina Karamo, who Trump has endorsed in her bid to be Michigan secretary of ...

‘Down the rabbit hole’: Arizona GOP goes full fringe

Politico 20 Oct 2021
Arizona GOP goes full fringe ... Just when it seemed Arizona Republicans couldn’t make more of a spectacle, they found another way ... Mark Finchem, one of the chief proponents of the discredited post-election ballot review in Arizona, has been endorsed by Trump in his bid for secretary of state.

New report reveals how Trump is helping QAnon ‘fringe candidates’ become more prominent

Alternet 20 Oct 2021
When NBC's Savannah Guthrie pressed then-President Donald Trump about the extremist QAnon cult during a 2020 town hall, he was evasive — claiming, "I know nothing about QAnon… ... The QAnon supporters Trump has endorsed, according to Joseph, include Arizona State Rep. Mark Finchem and Kristina Karamo, who is running for Michigan secretary of state ... .

Inside a Trump-Backed Candidate’s Leaky Audit Fiasco

The Daily Beast 20 Oct 2021
But, as in Arizona, those audit calls have become a hotbed for far-right organizing, bringing together QAnon supporters and local lawmakers (and sometimes QAnon-supporting local lawmakers) at pro-audit rallies ... In Arizona, Trump endorsed state Rep. Mark Finchem for secretary of state.

Trump ally and former journalist who says the 2020 election was stolen emerges as early frontrunner in Arizona GOP governor contest

Yahoo Daily News 19 Oct 2021
Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs addresses the members of the state's Electoral College prior to their casting their votes in Phoenix on Dec ... Katie Hobbs, Arizona’s secretary of state, is seen as the frontrunner for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination ... Arizona state Rep ... 6 rally at the Capitol — for Arizona secretary of state.

The Road to 2024

TPM 18 Oct 2021
Kari Lake, the frontrunner for the GOP gubernatorial nomination in Arizona after an endorsement by former President ...

Dozens Of State Lawmakers Sign Letter Calling For MAGA Audit Of All 50 States

TPM 18 Oct 2021
The effort to gather signatures has been spearheaded in recent weeks by Arizona State Sen ... Election truther Mark Finchem, a signatory and state representative from Arizona, is Donald Trump’s pick to be that state’s next secretary of state ... Arizona auditDoug MastrianoElection Integrity CaucusMark FinchemRon HanksWendy Rogers.