Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs (D) was projected Monday to win the race for Arizona governor

narrowly defeating Republican Kari Lake, a prominent election denier

Hobbs pitched herself as a moderate alternative to an extreme candidate who

Lake appeared not to accept defeat

casting doubt on the results an hour later in a tweet that read, β€œArizonans know BS when they see it.”

On the campaign trail, Hobbs said she would protect abortion rights in Arizona

A fundraiser for Hobbs featured family members of the late Republican senator John McCain

Trump’s loudest GOP critic in Congress, ran ads against Lake.

Much of the Republican establishment in Arizona worked against Lake in the GOP primary