Hageman, Who Defeated Liz Cheney, Wins Congressional Seat

Harriet Hageman has gained Wyoming’s sole seat within the U.S. Home of Representatives, The Related Press reported.

With 99% of the vote counted, Hageman had 69.8% to 24.9% Democrat Lynnette Gray Bull, AP mentioned Wednesday morning.

Hageman gained the GOP nomination for Wyoming’s sole Home seat with a landslide major win over incumbent Liz Cheney, who fell out of favor with fellow Republicans due to her assist for Donald Trump’s second impeachment and her function on the Home panel investigating the Capitol riot on Jan. 6, 2021.

Hageman beforehand had positioned third within the 2018 major for governor. Bull, a Native American activist and Hageman’s opponent Tuesday, misplaced to Cheney in 2020.   

A lawyer, Hageman, 60, has a bachelor’s diploma from the College of Wyoming and acquired her regulation diploma from the College of Wyoming School of Regulation. She was a regulation clerk for the U.S. Courtroom of Appeals for the tenth Circuit. 

Hageman solid herself as a staunch defender of the U.S. Structure, saying the Left has “unleashed an onslaught on our Structure” and that she would “work every single day to dam the liberals’ efforts to destroy our constitutional republic.”  

Hageman is pro-life and has mentioned abortion “will sooner or later be remembered as a grave stain on American historical past.” She is a critic of the entrenched administrative state, saying that she “fought regulators and bureaucrats in courtroom; now I’ll do it in Congress.” 

In a speech September at The Heritage Basis, Hageman mentioned, “The Biden administration is a constitutional catastrophe the likes of which we now have not seen earlier than.” (The Every day Sign is the information outlet of The Heritage Basis.)

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Ken McIntyre contributed to this report, which has been up to date with more moderen outcomes.

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