Democrat Krysten Sinema Closes In On Senate Win


According to Fox News, "Democratic candidate Kyrsten Sinema increased her advantage over Republican challenger Martha McSally in the Arizona U.S. Senate to more than 32,000 votes Sunday as the state's gradual count continued". Projections showed McSally wouldn't be able to make up the difference once all ballots are tallied.

In Arizona, rising Democratic star Kyrsten Sinema was on her way, barring major surprises, to deliver a major upset and take the Senate seat held by Republican Jeff Flake.

In a Twitter post, McSally said she had called Sinema to congratulate her.

Secondly, while the National Republican Senatorial Committee's conduct in casting doubt on the vote-counting process was reprehensible, Ducey, Cindy McCain and Republican candidate Martha McSally behaved appropriately, refusing to join in the anti-democratic process of delegitimising elections that don't go their way.

Sinema, a three-term congresswoman, overcame attacks on her more liberal record as an Arizona state legislator and committed to a bipartisan approach in a race that hinged on issues such as health care and illegal immigration.

Sinema's victory means that Democrats have flipped the seat previously held by retiring Republican Sen.

Kyrsten Sinema has won a landmark victory to represent Arizona in the US Senate, becoming the first ever openly bisexual senator.

"This week, Senator-elect Scott will fly to Washington to participate in new-member orientation, including the photo and voting in leadership elections", Scott's campaign told reporters. Sinema and Democratic groups lambasted McSally's vote for a House GOP bill to repeal Obamacare, which nonpartisan experts said would weaken the Affordable Care Act's protections for those with pre-existing conditions. John McCain earlier this year, but if Kyl steps down Ducey would need to name another Republican to replace him. She shifted to the center after winning a seat in 2012 in the House of Representatives, drawing criticism from some on the left for siding with Mr. Trump and other Republicans on some legislation. She then became a Democrat and served several terms in the state Legislature. She also was the first woman to command a fighter squadron, again in A-10s. "As I traveled around this state I was so inspired by the many people that I met and I am convinced that Arizona is the best state in the country and our best days are still yet to come and I'm going to continue to pray for our success", McSally concluded. Gabby Giffords after she was wounded in a 2011 assassination attempt.

Flake was an outspoken critic of Trump and announced in 2017 that he would not seek re-election, acknowledging he could not win a GOP primary in the current political climate. Mr Rohrabacher was one of most vocal supporters of Russian Federation and its President Vladimir Putin in Congress.