On October 29, embattled Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters, currently facing multiple felony charges for tampering with election equipment, sat on a panel of Republican candidates for Secretary of State from across the U.S., all of whom have openly promoted the idea that the 2020 election was rigged. All of these candidates have ties to QAnon, a far-right conspiracy theory that claims Donald Trump is fighting a secret war against a cabal of Democratic pedophiles.
Arizona Secretary of State Candidate Promotes Tina Peters’ Election Conspiracy
Mesa County, Colorado, Clerk Tina Peters, who faces multiple felony charges, may have lost her race in June’s primary GOP election, but her false allegations of election fraud live on through conspiracists in Colorado and nationally. One of those currently rallying under her banner is state Rep. Mark Finchem, Arizona’s Republican candidate for Secretary of State.