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Elections Department: Rachel Mitchell wins Republican Primary for Maricopa County Attorney

Mitchell beat her opponent Gina Godbehere by nearly 56,000 votes.

PHOENIX — Incumbent Rachel Mitchell has won the Republican primary election for Maricopa County Attorney, according to the Maricopa County Elections Department website.

Mitchell beat her primary opponent Gina Godbehere by nearly 56,000 votes.

Mitchell, who was appointed to office following the resignation of Allister Adel, recently served a cease and desist letter to Republican candidate Gail Golec for spreading election misinformation that led to pen thefts at multiple ballot locations.

Godbehere recently served as the City of Goodyear Prosecutor and is the CEO and Co-founder of the "Speak Up Stand Up Save a Life" organization, according to her website.

The elections department reports that 58% of the vote went to Mitchell for a total of 192,873 votes.

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