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Data Analyst Sam Almy Explains the 2022 Election
November 28, 2022 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM MST
Our speaker Sam Almy, a Data Analyst with Uplift Campaign, will discuss how and why Arizona voters turned a widely misreported ‘red wave’ into a ‘blue tide’ that gave AZDems most of the statewide offices, including the US Senate. Sam will give insights into who turned out, who didn’t, and who crossed the aisle and who didn’t.
Democratic US Senator Mark Kelly soundly beat extreme and dangerous Republican Blake Masters by 125,624 votes — just as Democrat Adrian Fontes thrashed Oath Keeper Mark Finchem by 120,220 votes in the Secretary of State race. Democrat Katie Hobbs won the Governorship by 17,225 votes and vowed to veto right-wing legislation from the Republican legislature.
A recount is certain in the Attorney General’s race with Democrat Kris Mayes ahead by only 651 votes out of 2.5 million ballots cast. She was opposed by rightwing Abe Hamadeh, who was never elected to anything before.
Sadly, Democrat Kirsten Engel conceded her loss in the newly redistricted Congressional District 6 in Tucson. The winner is “empty suit” Juan Ciscomani, who won by only 5,232 votes. School Superintendent Kathy Hoffman, a Democrat also conceded to Republican swamp monster Tom Horne, who won by only 8,827 votes.