“The race typically is gonna be wild,” one impartial researcher who tracks the far-right in Arizona below the moniker Arizona Proper Watch tells WIRED. However, they add, they’d nonetheless “take Chansley over Kern, who is completely corrupt and batshit.”
And though the opposite candidates are probably extra related politically, Chansley nonetheless thinks he has nearer ties to voters in his dwelling district.
“A number of of the candidates operating right here in District 8 don’t even reside in District 8. I’ve lived in District 8 for over 30 years,” he tells WIRED. “I’m largely doing it alone. It’s simply me and God, man.”
He’s at the moment engaged on a marketing campaign web site, and plans to start knocking on doorways to satisfy voters within the subsequent couple of weeks. Chansley can also be keen to participate in debates with different candidates. “That is the place I believe I will shine,” Chansley says. “I am able to debate anybody and everybody that wishes to strive.”
When requested whether or not he could be attending a candidate discussion board being organized by a local people group on Wednesday evening, Chalsey says, “fairly probably.”
Chansley added that he doesn’t need any marketing campaign donations, however says that if folks need to help him, they will accomplish that by shopping for merchandise on his web site which incorporates T-shirts, mugs, and yoga leggings that characteristic him dressed within the infamous QAnon Shaman garb.
Regardless of having no expertise, no cash, no help, and no endorsements, Chansley continues to be optimistic about successful in 2024.
“I believe my possibilities of successful are good, in any other case God would not have requested me to run,” Chansley says.