Sheriff Joe Lombardo, who captured former President Donald Trump’s endorsement for Nevada’s Republican gubernatorial primary, is blowing away his competition and will very likely win the primary.
Lombardo is polling at a monumental 35% support, with his nearest competitor, Joey Gilbert, far behind at 15% support.
Trump endorsed Lombardo in late April, saying that Lombardo would “fiercely Protect our under-siege Second Amendment, Oppose Sanctuary Cities, Support our Law Enforcement, Veto any Liberal Tax Increase, Protect Life, and Secure our Elections.”
What makes Lombardo’s success particularly notable is that he is fighting an uphill battle against the Nevada Republican Party.
When Lombardo received Trump’s endorsement, the Nevada GOP threw its support behind Gilbert. That plan seems to be failing and demonstrates that Trump has more sway with voters than the Republican Party.
Lombardo is yet another figure that proves that Donald Trump is the soul of the Republican Party and that the old-guard establishment is losing its power.
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