More than half of GOP governor nominees have questioned or denied the legitimacy of the 2020 election

Posted on AllSides September 12th, 2022
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The Republican nominee in at least 22 of this year's 36 gubernatorial races is someone who has rejected, declined to affirm, raised doubts about, or tried to overturn Joe Biden's victory in the 2020 election.

The 22 candidates on the list so far have expressed varying views about the 2020 election. Some have falsely proclaimed the election stolen; some others have been evasive when asked if Biden's victory was legitimate. Some incumbents endorsed a 2020 lawsuit that sought to overturn Biden's win but have said little about the election since; some first-time...

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