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Backers of Trump’s Election Lies Win GOP Primaries in Nevada

HeadlineJun 15, 2022

In Nevada, Republicans who supported Trump’s coup attempt won the primaries for Senate and secretary of state. With his victory in Nevada’s Republican Senate primary, Adam Laxalt will now face Democratic Senator Catherine Cortez Masto in a race that could determine which party controls the Senate. Laxalt co-chaired Trump’s 2020 campaign in Nevada and led efforts to overturn Joe Biden’s election win in the state. Meanwhile, Republicans in Nevada picked Jim Marchant to be their candidate for secretary of state. Marchant is an election denier who was urged to run for office by a prominent backer of the QAnon conspiracy theory. Marchant is a leader of an alliance known as America First, which helps backers of Trump’s coup attempt to run for top election offices. According to The Washington Post, more than 100 Republicans who backed Trump’s election fraud claims have already won primaries this year.

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