Democrats feel pressure to ‘save the republic’ in campaigns to run state election systems

Arizona is one of five states where an election denier is running to be the chief election official

By: - September 12, 2022 7:40 am

Votes are counted by staff at the Maricopa County Elections Department office on Nov. 5, 2020, in Phoenix. Mark Finchem, the Republican candidate for Arizona secretary of state, has said he would move away from electronic counting of votes and end early voting. Photo by Courtney Pedroza | Getty Images

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Kira Lerner
Kira Lerner

Kira was the democracy reporter for States Newsroom where she covered voting, elections, redistricting, and efforts to subvert democracy.