Kari Lake, a former Republican candidate for Arizona’s gubernatorial race, has taken a significant stride toward her ambition to secure a seat in the U.S. Senate by formally submitting her candidacy paperwork to the Federal Election Commission (FEC).
Having carefully deliberated her decision for several months, Ms. Lake recently confirmed her intent to run for the Senate in 2024 in an exclusive interview with The Wall Street Journal.
In preparation for her campaign, her team filed the requisite paperwork on Tuesday, well ahead of her planned public announcement set for October 10.
Lake’s primary objective is to vie for the Senate seat currently occupied by Senator Kyrsten Sinema (I-Ariz.).
Central to her platform is the commitment to advocate for American interests vigorously and assertively, emphasizing the necessity for a senator who will unapologetically put America first.
In a recent interview with The Wall Street Journal, Lake, a prominent conservative and a vocal supporter of former Republican President Donald Trump, disclosed her formal candidacy announcement date of October 10.
The announcement event is scheduled to take place in Scottsdale, as reported by AZ Central.
She provided a tantalizing glimpse of her impending announcement through a video posted on X last week.
The video featured news clips and interviews speculating about her potential campaign, encouraging her followers to “stay tuned.”
Lake’s entry into the race is poised to turn it into one of the most closely observed contests in the forthcoming 2024 election.
The outcome of this pivotal race could potentially influence the balance of power within the U.S. Senate.