Rep. Katie Porter Alleges Democrat Senate Primary Election ‘Rigged’ After Abysmal Finish

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Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA) said on Wednesday that the California U.S. Senate race was rigged after falling 20 points short of Republican Steve Garvey and Democratic opponent Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA).

Porter’s assertion that the election was rigged drew condemnation from some, who likened her comments to those made by the outgoing president Donald Trump in the wake of the 2020 election.

“Thank you to everyone who supported our campaign and voted to shake up the status quo in Washington. Because of you, we had the establishment running scared — withstanding 3 to 1 in TV spending and an onslaught of billionaires spending millions to rig this election.” Porter wrote on social media.

“It’s clear Californians are hungry for leaders who break the mold, can’t be bought, and push for accountability in government and across our economy. And that’s exactly what we as Americans deserve.” she added.

Special interests like politics as it is today because they control the politicians. As we’ve seen in this campaign, they spend millions to defeat someone who will dilute their influence and disrupt the status quo. But take my word for it: I’ll never stop fighting for you.” Porter concluded.

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