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Former Trump administration press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be the Republican nominee in Arkansas’s gubernatorial race, the Associated Press predicted on Tuesday after a campaign buoyed by former President Donald Trump’s campaign. “Full and total support.”

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The AP called the race for Sanders at 9:30 p.m. ET, with an estimated 28% of the vote count.

Sanders led with 81.8% of the vote and former radio host Doc Washburn came second with 18.2%.

AP predicts Chris Jones will be the Democratic gubernatorial candidate, although there are Republicans widely expected To capture the governor’s mansion.