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Washington GOP Nominee For Governor Is Cop With Ties To 'Patriot' Movement
Loren Culp, the GOP's nominee for the governor's seat in Washington state, held a rally on Election Day that openly defied the state's COVID-19 restrictions. Image from: Screengrab

Washington GOP Nominee For Governor Is Cop With Ties To 'Patriot' Movement

It’s not the first time that Republicans in Washington state have chosen a far-right gadfly as their nominee for the governorship, but Tuesday’s primary marks the first time the party has selected a bona fide extremist from a faction mostly connected to militias, armed takeovers, and terrorism.