CURRENT ROUND: Championship

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis vs. Texas Governor Greg Abbott

Gov. Ron DeSantis

Censoring teachers, attacking LGBTQ+ kids, and more

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Gov. Greg Abbott

Signing extreme abortion bans, hiding maternal mortality data, and abusing his power

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Additional Contenders

They’re out of the March Radicalness bracket, but they’re still threats to democracy.

Gov. Kristi Noem

Supporting attacks on ballot measures and voters’ rights

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AG Kris Kobach

Pushing false claims of voter fraud since 2016

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AG Ken Paxton

Defending attempts to defund Texas’ legislative branch

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Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders

Censoring teachers and denying science

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Gov. Brian Kemp

Suppressing voters and worsening access to health care

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Leonard Leo

Coordinating a far-right, extremist legal movement

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