QAnon Candidate for MD Governor

Dan Cox is a pro-Trump conspiracy theorist

Delegate Dan Cox announced earlier this summer that he is running for governor of Maryland as a Republican. Cox, a Trump supporter, “called Vice President Mike Pence a traitor in a tweet that he posted during the Jan. 6 attack at the U.S. Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump.

Cox later apologized:

Last fall, Walter Olson pointed out that Cox had used a QAnon hashtag on Twitter. As The Frederick News-Post noted:

That hashtag has often been associated with the QAnon conspiracy theory, which claims Democrats and Hollywood elites are running a cabal of Satanic-worshipping, child-sex predators, and that President Donald Trump is fighting that cabal. #WWG1WGA stands for “Where We Go One, We Go All,” a rallying cry for the movement.

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More recently Cox has promoted the joke that was the Mike Lindell cyber symposium last week. He also is attending an Audit the Vote Rally being held in Pennsylvania by a politician there, and calling for audits in states other than Maryland.

Also at that rally will be Amy Kremer who was behind the Stop the Steal rally on January 6th.

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The Duckpin notes that Cox has also claimed there was massive fraud that benefited Biden in Maryland.

Cox will likely finish ahead of political gadfly Robin Ficker but I seriously doubt he could defeat Kelly Schulz.