/ Modified jun 22, 2021 12:36 p.m.

Bolick enters race for Secretary of State

The state legislator from Phoenix joins a growing crowd in the Republican primary.

360 vote here sign A sign directs voters to a polling site set up at Temple Emanu-El in Tucson on Nov. 3, 2020.
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State Representative Shawnaa Bolick announced Tuesday that she is joining the Republican primary for Secretary of State.

In a news release, Bolick said, "It's time to secure our elections once and for all and de-politicize the office of Secretary of State."

Bolick sponsored a billin the legislature this year that would have allowed state lawmakers to override the certification of a vote for President of the United States before Inauguration Day.

Bolick is married to Clint Bolick, a justice on the Arizona Supreme Court.

Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs is running for Governor in 2022.

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