PHOENIX – While Katie Hobbs easily clinched the Democratic nomination for governor in Arizona, a head-to-head race between political newcomers Kari Lake and Karrin Taylor Robson was too close to call.
The Associated Press called the Democratic primaries for Hobbs almost immediately after the first round results were announced.
Hobbs, as secretary of state has defended himself for the integrity of the 2020 Arizona election, will face one of two Republicans — neither of whom have positive things to say about the election. election two years ago.
Her opponents will be Kari Lake, a former local broadcaster who spent much of the campaign repeating former President Trump’s campaign lies, or Karrin Taylor Robson, a political activist. rich land development. Lake was endorsed by the former president, while Taylor Robson was endorsed by former Vice President Mike Pence.