vote For any reaction, the ill-fated contestant tweeted Monday night: “Arizonans know when they're being ripped off”
Republican Arizona gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake attends rally at Dream City Church in Phoenix on Nov. 7, 2022, on the eve of the U.S. midterm elections. — AFP
This is yet another very noticeable setback. for former US President Donald Trump who is to announce his candidacy for the the presidential election of 2024, this Tuesday. His Republican candidate, Kari Lake, was unsuccessful. Monday at; seize the gubernatorial seat of Arizona. After a tight and tense competition in this key state, Democrat Katie Hobbs prevailed. on the wire facing agrave; this emblematic figure of Trumpism, according to CNN and NBC.
Kari Lake, convinced that the presidential election of 2020 was stolen from Donald Trump – despite lack of evidence – had refused; to make it clear that it would accept the result of its own ballot. For any reaction, the unsuccessful contestant tweeted; Monday night: “Arizonans know when they're being scammed.”
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The former president has on his side immediately denounced; the validity of the poll on his Truth Social network: “Wow! They just stole the election. Kari Lake. It’s really serious !”
She claims the nickname « Trump in a petticoat »
Kari Lake, 53, who claims the sobriquet of “Trump in a petticoat” whose left has decked it out, has been one of the leading figures in the campaign. She was seen as one of the Republican's lieutenants during the midterm elections, which took place on November 8.
The former local Fox News anchor had transformed his notoriety broadcasting into political capital, cultivating an image of a rebel touched by grace, who abandoned the “corrupt media” Immigration, crime, decline, etc. This mother of two children had taken up all the themes of her mentor.
Its radicalness led to him being branded a “threat to democracy” by a large part of the American press, which already imagined it; as a possible vice-president of Donald Trump in 2024. And Kari Lake’s loss is bad news for the real estate mogul. which the election season did not bring the glory he hoped for.
Donald Trump was personally involved in in these votes, dubbing candidates who swear loyalty to him; absolute. But the Republican Party, which wanted to see a conservative wave sweep through the US Congress, didn’t do as well as it thought.