Arizona Republican Kari Lake is a lawyer, and she could compete with the law in the gubernatorial race after officially calling for Democratic Gov. Katie Hobbs on Monday.
Lake, backed by former President Donald Trump, refused to agree as he says his constituents were unfairly disenfranchised or faced with delays and inefficiencies. on Election Day.
“Please be assured that I have assembled the best and brightest legal team, and we are exploring all avenues to correct the many wrongs that have been done this past week,” Lake said in a video. new on Thursday. “I am working hard to right these wrongs.”
He also visited Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida on Thursday, ahead of the legal battle.
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In a new 2.5-minute video, his latest public address, Lake called the long lines about voters “unforgivable.”
He also pointed to long lines at some polling places and problems with voter registration at various polling stations in Maricopa County.
“What happened to Arizonans on Election Day is unforgivable,” he said.
State Republicans asked a judge to extend the hours at polling places because of the reasons but the request was denied.
Lake also called on Hobbs, the current Secretary of State, to recuse himself from any role in the election process. The Secretary of State’s Department creates voting procedures and approves instruments. We are not responsible for counting the votes.
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Hobbs’ position helped him gain national attention as he defended Arizona’s 2020 election results – now-President Joe Biden endorsed Trump, unsuccessfully to turn the tide. product.
Lake, a former television anchor who stepped down last year after 22 years with the Fox affiliate in Phoenix, decided to run for governor thanks to his strong support for Trump, who responded liking his competition.
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Trump’s endorsement ultimately helped him win the GOP nomination over a candidate backed by GOP Gov. Doug Ducey.