Twenty-four hours after polls closed in Arizona’s Republican gubernatorial primary, the race is too close to decide, but Fox News anchor Laura Ingraham and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich complained the Wednesday that the lack of a result is “crazy”, “obscene”. ”, “a shame” and “deeply wrong”.
kari lakethe election of former President Donald Trump to the position who alleged electoral fraud about a week before election day, has a slight advantage over Karrin Taylor Robson, former Vice President Mike Pence’s pick, with about 82 percent of the votes counted. During his 10 p.m. broadcast, Ingraham said he had reported a new batch of votes in Maricopa County, with Robson driving there by less than one percentage point.
“The county says it can post updated numbers tomorrow around 10 p.m. That’s great for us because our show starts at 10 p.m. ET,” the Fox host said. “But Newt, I talked about this with [Sean] Hannity. It is obscene that in the largest country in the world we cannot count our votes on election day and report on election night. What the hell is going on and why is this still not fixed?
Gingrich called the situation “crazy”, suggesting that if the winner of the French presidential election (in which only paper ballots in person they were allowed) could be determined on election night, then Arizona’s results should also be known soon. (However, that result was a comfortable 17 percentage point margin of victory for incumbent Emmanuel Macron.)
“There’s something deeply wrong with the way we’re approaching all of this, and I think it’s going to be interesting to see tomorrow because there are other counties that Lake was winning by a pretty good margin and I don’t think they’re finishing reporting either. Gingrich said. “So who knows what the final number will be tomorrow. And you’re right: It’s crazy that they can’t just do this.”
Notable races in Arizona that have been called include that of Rusty Bowers, the Republican Speaker of the House of Representatives. who testified before the January 6 committee on Trump’s efforts to have him nullify the 2020 election and was quickly censored by the state Republican Party. roundabouts lost to a Trump-backed opponent.
Also on the losing end was Ron Watkins, the alleged founder of the QAnon conspiracy theory, that he couldn’t get more than 4 percent of the vote in the state’s 2nd congressional district.
Victorious his main career for secretary of state, and thus one step closer to overseeing the election process, was the Trump-backed Mark Finchem, who has endorsed the former president’s lies about the 2020 election.
After Arizonans cast their votes in November 2020, it was the Fox News decision-making table that first called the state for Biden on election night, a move that didn’t sit well with many fox figures Y, of course Trump.