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Kari Lake wins GOP primary for Arizona governor

Kari Lake, a former news anchor and Trump-backed candidate, has won the Republican nomination for Arizona governor. She declared victory prematurely on Wednesday when she had only a slim lead over land developer Karrin Taylor Robson. Lake will face Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs (D) in the general election in November. Lake's victory was one of several for prominent election deniers in Arizona on Tuesday night. She has said if she had been governor in 2020, she wouldn’t have certified Joe Biden’s victory in the state. Lake wants to eliminate machines that tabulate votes and replace them with people to hand count millions of ballots from individual precincts where voters would be required to cast their ballots in person. If elected, if elected,

Lake has pledged to try to enact election-related policies that could fundamentally upend the way Arizonans vote