Ward Reelected as Arizona GOP Chairwoman After Trump Endorsement


Arizona Republican Party Chairwoman Kelli Ward, an ally of former President Donald Trump, was reelected to the role on Jan. 22, fending off several challengers for the role, after Trump endorsed her for another two-year term.

She won 51.5 percent of the vote, to 48.5 percent for challenger Sergio Arellano in the second round of voting.

In a short call last week, Trump called on Arizonans to reelect Ward, saying that he gives her his “complete and total endorsement,” due to her stances on a number of issues.

“She is a terrific person. She is a person I know. You’ll never find anybody as dedicated to every aspect we’re all dedicated to,” Trump said, in his first post-White House endorsement.

During a speech prior to the voting, Ward promoted herself as an anti-establishment Republican who aims to continue Trump’s America First vision. She played Trump’s call during the party meeting.

“The decision is ours. Are you going to reelect me and show the state, the country, and the w… (Read more)

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