/ 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."

Shawnaa Bolick VIEW LARGER State Rep. Shawnna Bolick announced she is running in the Republican primary for Sec. of State. June 22, 2021

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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