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Arizona Senate race: Green Party candidate emerges as potential spoiler for Sinema, in ironic twist | Fox News

During the campaign battle between Republican Martha McSally and Democrat Kyrsten Sinema to fill Arizona’s open Senate seat, the name of Angela Green barely registered in national coverage.

But two days after the midterm elections, Green – who, fittingly, ran as the Green Party’s candidate – is making belated headlines as she could end up being a deciding factor in who wins.

The airtight race has not yet been called. With around 99 percent of precincts in the Grand Canyon State reporting as of Thursday afternoon, McSally led Sinema by around 17,000 votes. Angela Green has received more than twice that, with nearly 39,000 votes, despite the fact that she dropped out of the race before Election Day and threw her support behind Sinema.

Green’s campaign already is fending off accusations of playing a “spoiler” role — accusations sure to grow louder if Sinema indeed loses the race by a smaller margin than Green’s vote total.

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