Blake Masters

Arizona Republican U.S. Senate candidate Blake Masters speaks to supporters at a campaign party, Wednesday, Aug 2, 2022, in Chandler, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Trump-backed candidates win GOP nominations in Ariz. primaries

A slew of Trump-endorsed candidates won the GOP nomination in their respective races in Arizona. First, Blake Masters won the GOP nomination for Senate beating out several candidates, including state Attorney General Mark Brnovich. He will face-off with Democrat incumbent Sen. Mark Kelly in the midterms.

FILE - This Oct. 20, 2020 file photo, shows the Arizona Supreme Court in the Arizona State Courts building in Phoenix, Ariz. Shortly after the Arizona Supreme Court created a task force on countering disinformation in 2019, its members realized their approach was a losing battle. They thought they could simply counter misinformation with information. Then came the pandemic, protests following the death of George Floyd and the 2020 election, and the rush of disinformation that followed. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

Blake Masters has a ‘master’ plan for Ariz.

Blake Masters was a student at Stanford Law School in 2012 when his notes on Pay Pal co-founder Peter Thiel’s computer science startup class became an internet sensation. Masters transformed those class notes into a New York Times bestseller: “Zero to One: Notes on Startups or How to Build the Future.”