Aguilar, who chairs the school’s board of directors in North Las Vegas, said he would campaign to make voting more accessible and “defend our democracy.”
Marchant was one of several nomination candidates nationwide to be nominated for secretary of state this year. I lost. In Arizona, Republican Rep. Mark Finkem, who had sought to revoke 2020 ballot certification and ban voting machines, was expected to lose to Democrat Adrian Fontes on Friday.
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Many other candidates have won, picking up Trump’s false election claims. A majority of GOP candidates in the House, Senate, and major statewide offices this year — 291 in total — have denied or questioned the outcome of the 2020 presidential election, The Washington Post has found. As of Friday, most of them were predicted to win.
Strategists from both parties believed that a good year for Republicans could lead even candidates with extreme views like Merchant to victory. As increasingly optimistic, Republican hopes for the Red Wave have not materialized.