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Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin to travel to Arizona to endorse Kari Lake

Arizona Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake is expected to get an endorsement from Virginia GOP governor Glenn Youngkin.

Published: September 19, 2022 2:18pm

Updated: September 19, 2022 3:31pm

Virginia Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin is planning to campaign on behalf of Arizona Republican gubernatorial nominee Kari Lake.

Youngkin plans to travel to multiple states to endorse the Republican gubernatorial nominees such as Brian Kemp in Georgia and Tudor Dixon in Michigan.

The Virginia governor plans to hold political and fundraising events for Lake that will specifically focus on issues such as education policy, according to Politico. Education was one of the key issues that Youngkin ran on during his gubernatorial election in 2021. 

According to The Hill, Youngkin said in a statement that Republicans do a better job governing than Democrats.

"Republican governors are leading the country," Youngkin's statement read, adding that they are creating safer and stronger communities. "Governor Doug Ducey championed hallmark education reforms and the state's largest tax cut during his term. Arizona deserves another Republican governor."

Youngkin has been rumored to be a possible Republican candidate for president in 2024. As of now he has not announced. 

"I am looking forward to hitting the trail over the next two months to help great Republican candidates like Sheriff Joe Lombardo [Nev.] flip blue states red," Youngkin said in a statement, Politico reported. "We saw a movement start in Virginia last year. I can't wait to bring the spirit of Virginia to these states and keep that momentum going."

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