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GOP race for Arizona Governor is still too close to call Wednesday night

The fight for Arizona Governor between Kari Lake and Karrin Taylor Robson continues as the race tightens after election day.

PHOENIX — Editor's Note: Kari Lake is the projected winner of the Republican nomination for Arizona Governor.

RELATED: Kari Lake declared winner in GOP primary race for governor

The votes are still being counted and the race for the Republican nomination for Arizona Governor is still too close to call Wednesday.

Former news anchor Kari Lake and Arizona Board of Regents member Karrin Taylor Robson are neck and neck the day after the primary election.

Both candidates exchanged leads as the initial vote counts trickled in, but an official announcement on who won still has to be determined.

As of Wednesday evening, Lake had an 11,000-vote lead, but votes from across the state continue to come in.  

The Maricopa County Elections Department tweeted Wednesday evening that 715,949 ballots have been counted. They are still working on counting the rest of the verified early ballots dropped off on Election day. verified provisional ballots and write-in candidates. 

The department said they will post more results Thursday evening. 

ELECTION RESULTS: Track the current vote counts

For more election coverage, be sure to head to our Decision 2022 page for more in-depth analysis and coverage from the Arizona primary election.

RELATED: Candidate profile: Karrin Taylor Robson, Republican candidate for Arizona Governor

RELATED: Candidate profile: Kari Lake, Republican candidate for Arizona governor

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