Trump-Backed Primary Candidates Score in Arizona and Michigan, Fall in Washington

Former president Donald Trump’s endorsees were on ballots in five Aug. 2 Republican primaries, scoring wins in Arizona and Michigan, dual defeats in Washington state, and a draw, of sorts, in Missouri.
For those keeping score at home, according to a Ballotpedia analysis of the 2022 primary cycle through Aug. 2, 12 of 15 Trump-endorsed gubernatorial candidates have won Republican primaries with four pending; 99 of 104 U.S. House Trump endorsees have advanced with more than 20 pending; 15 of 16 U.S. Senate candidates with his nod have advanced with four pending.
The vast majority are incumbents who faced no or nominal primary challenges.
Of the 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach Trump, four have retired, three survived primary challenges by Trump-backed candidates, two lost their seats to America First inter-party rivals, and one—Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.)—awaits her fate in Wyoming’s Aug. 16 Republican primary….

Read the full post at The Epoch Times.

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