August, 2022 elections in Arizona (United States)
The GOP primaries for senate, governor, and secretary of state were held on Tuesday the 2nd.
«In the Senate, Trump has backed 35-year-old Blake Masters, a venture capitalist who was the chief operating officer of Thiel's investment firm, Thiel Capital, and the president of Thiel's foundation. Thiel has spent at least $15 million to support Masters, according to filings with the Federal Election Commission.»
«For governor, former TV news anchor Kari Lake and lawyer Karrin Taylor Robson were in a tight contest for the GOP nomination [...] Trump has backed Lake, while Pence, along with term-limited sitting Republican Gov. Doug Ducey, have backed Taylor Robson.»
Posts (to file)
- 2022-08-04 Trump-backed Arizona GOP governor hopeful Kari Lake wins primary, NBC projects «The race to succeed term-limited Republican Gov. Doug Ducey has gained national attention as Lake, a Trump loyalist who has repeatedly spread false claims that President Joe Biden’s 2020 electoral victory was stolen, emerged in the polls as the GOP’s frontrunner.»
- 2022-08-03 Masters’s Arizona Win Gets Thiel His Second GOP Senate Candidate (the other being J.D. Vance)
- democracy.town/@TonyStark «In this chilling picture, the most bizarre thing is how Thiel, Masters, etc., seem completely unaware of the world’s long history of real murderous dictatorships. / While the rest of us contemplate a long list of actual would-be-saviors-turned-tyrants, right-wingers imagine some sort of mythological king who will suspend democracy just the right amount that suits them. No more, no less. It doesn't work that way.» Surely the suspension of democracy won't affect me...
- 2022-08-02 Let's talk about Trump and Arizona's test.... (video, 4'10", Beau of The Fifth Column)