Former President Barack Obama warned Wednesday that if election deniers running for statewide office in Arizona win next week, “democracy as we know it” may die there.
“If you’ve got election deniers serving as your governor, as your senator, as your secretary of state, as your attorney general, then democracy as we know it may not survive in Arizona,” Obama said at a rally in Phoenix. “That’s not an exaggeration. That is a fact.”
Obama’s remarks came as Democrats scramble to avert a victory in next week’s gubernatorial election by Kari Lake, a former TV anchor and one of the GOP’s most prominent election deniers. She has said she would not have certified the 2020 election, while hedging about whether she will accept the results of her own contest.
Lake is running…
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