Kari Lake could have misplaced the race for governor of Arizona, however a minimum of she has her dignity, proper?

Oops, scratch that! It seems as if the TV journalist-turned-Republican politician is make the identical kind of election fraud claims that didn’t work for former president Donald Trump in 2020.

Democratic nominee Katie Hobbs was named the winner of Arizona’s contest by Monday evening, however Lake was nonetheless refusing to concede Thursday.

In a video message posted to social media — below the caption “Arizona, we’re nonetheless within the battle” — Lake stated she is gathering her attorneys and gathering proof of individuals having problem voting on Election Day, according to The Associated Press.

“Relaxation assured I’ve assembled the perfect and brightest authorized group, and we’re exploring each avenue to right the various wrongs which have been accomplished this previous week,” Lake stated within the video — which, in fact, she filmed with a soft-focus lens. “I’m doing all the pieces in my energy to proper these wrongs.”

Lake is claiming that lengthy strains at some polling locations, together with poll printer issues at a few third of the vote facilities in Maricopa County, disenfranchised those that couldn’t wait on the polls.

“What occurred to Arizonans on Election Day is unforgivable,” she stated.

Nonetheless, Maricopa County election officers insist that every one ballots have been counted and that voters who wished to keep away from strains had the choice of going to any polling place within the county.

In her video, Lake additionally acknowledged that Hobbs, who’s at present Arizona’s secretary of state, ought to have recused herself from any function within the election. The AP notes that whereas the secretary of state creates election procedures and certifies gear, the workplace isn’t accountable for counting ballots, a activity that’s accomplished by the state’s 15 counties.

You possibly can see Lake ignore exhausting details with a soft-focus lens within the video beneath.

Twitter customers weren’t impressed by Lake’s election fraud accusations, particularly since Arizona Republicans did have some excellent news on this month’s midterms, flipping a pair of Home seats.

Contemplating that Lake had preemptively threatened election denial prior to now — claiming throughout her main that “If we don’t win, there’s some cheating going on” — many Twitter customers have been completely satisfied to brutally mock her.

“Does Rudy nonetheless have an Arizona legislation license?” quipped one tweet, referring to former Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani and his efforts to problem the 2020 election outcomes.

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