On Wednesday, My Pillow corporate founder and outspoken Donald Trump supporter Mike Lindell endorsed Lindy Blanchard for governor.
"The foundation of our democracy is under attack and we need warriors willing to stand up for election integrity here in Alabama and across this great nation,” Lindell said in a statement. “As officials at the state and local levels too often take for granted the security of each and every ballot, we must be confident that those in power will take a stand for democracy. Here in Alabama, we have a governor who has ushered in a dark era of absentee voting, where transparency takes a backseat to convenience, and confidence in the process falls by the wayside in an election year. I have taken on the deep, dark corners of election fraud in this nation, and I am proud to stand with Lindy Blanchard because I know she will fight to ensure each and every legal ballot in the great state of Alabama is counted.”
Blanchard was joined by Lindell in Alabama for Day 4 of her statewide "Alabama Values Tour" to travel across the state for Election Integrity Day. Blanchard and Lindell addressed the media at a press conference at the Renaissance Hotel in Montgomery and ended the day with an Election Integrity Rally in Birmingham.
Lindell has vociferously argued that the 2020 presidential election was stolen from then-President Trump through massive voter fraud. Lindell repeated his allegations at the event in Birmingham. To this date, no court has ruled that any state’s election results were fraudulent in 2020. Congress has declined to investigate the many allegations of voter fraud that Lindell has raised.
Blanchard was the U.S. Ambassador to Slovenia under President Trump. She is a wife, mother, businesswoman and philanthropist as well as a native of Alabama.
Blanchard is challenging incumbent Gov. Kay Ivey in the May 24 Republican primary.
Blanchard, Lew Burdette, Stacy George, Ivey, Tim James, Donald Trent Jones, Dean Odle, Dave Thomas and Dean Young are all running for the Republican nomination for governor.
Yolanda Rochelle Flowers, Patricia Salter Jamieson, Arthur Kennedy, Chad “Chig” Martin, Malika Sanders Fortier and Doug “New Blue” Smith are all running for the nomination in the Democratic primary.
Both primaries are on May 24.
The winner of each primary will each other in the general election on Nov. 8.
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