Republican Arizona Governor Kari Lake’s campaign released its first ad, which highlights the candidate’s backstory and her decades as an Arizona news anchor.
The announcement entitled “Origin Story,” seen below, is set to air in the Phoenix area in a “significant six-figure ad buy” and will be accompanied by more commercials in the coming days, according to a statement via e-mail. campaign email.
You’ve heard a lot of lies about me over the past year, but here’s the truth. pic.twitter.com/5ksVa6DKO1
— Kari Lake (@KariLake) September 27, 2022
“Hi Arizona, this is Lake Kari. You’ve heard a lot of lies about me in the last year, but here’s the truth: I grew up in a big family in Iowa. Dad was a teacher and mom was a nurse. I am the youngest of nine children and we had to work hard to get by,” she begins.
“I put myself through college and found an opportunity here” in Arizona, she continued. “I married Jeff and we have two beautiful children. You have welcomed me into your homes for 27 years as I delivered honest news to you. Arizona has given me everything, and I am running for governor to give you all I can.
In a statement to the release, the campaign blasted the corporate media and political establishment and reaffirmed that Lake, who is endorsed by former President Donald J. Trump, would continue to sidestep the media with her grassroots movement:
While the media and establishment have spent millions of dollars lying about Lake Kari with fake news stories and headlines, Kari has spent the last year bypassing corporate media and successfully delivering her message directly. to the people of Arizona. This is what she will continue to do in the final weeks of this campaign.
Lake is running against Democratic Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, who has previously called the Trump base a “neo-Nazi” and refuses to debate Lake under any circumstances. Lake promised to save him a spot on the debate stage on Oct. 12 if Hobbs “grows a spine.” A Trafalgar Group poll on the race that was released Sept. 18 showed Lake a more than four-point advantage over Hobbs with likely voters.
See the report: https://t.co/tofZbAR1uE pic.twitter.com/DIPxq40B27
— The Trafalgar Group (@trafalgar_group) September 18, 2022
Lake drew even 50% support from respondents, while Hobbs drew 45.6%.
The Trafalgar Group sampled 1,080 likely voters from September 14-17. The poll has a margin of error of plus or minus 2.9 percentage points.