Tyler Bowyer


Ultra MAGA, extreme right Republican and one of Arizona's fake electors. Cofounder and COO of the far-right Turning Point USA and Arizona’s Republican national committeeman.

Arizona Grand Jury Indicts 11 Fake Electors For Trump, Including Kelli Ward & 2 State Senators

Arizona’s 11 fake electors sign a document in Phoenix on Dec. 14 2020, falsely claiming that they were the state’s electors and that Donald Trump won the presidential election in Arizona. Screen capture by AZGOP

A grand jury has indicted 18 people, including two Arizona state senators and the former head of the Arizona Republican Party, in a fake elector scheme that aimed to install Donald Trump as the president after he lost the 2020 election to Joe Biden. The Arizona Attorney General’s Office has not released the names of everyone who was indicted, but all 11 fake electors were charged:
  • Kelli Ward, former AZGOP chairman
  • Arizona Sen. Jake Hoffman, leader of the Arizona Freedom Caucus
  • Arizona Sen. Anthony Kern, member of the Arizona Freedom Caucus
  • Tyler Bowyer, Turning Point USA CEO
  • Michael Ward, husband of Kelli Ward
  • Nancy Cottle, a Republican who’s been active in local politics for a decade
  • James Lamon, a failed 2022 U.S. Senate candidate
  • Robert Montgomery, former chairman of the Cochise County Republican Committee
  • Samuel Moorhead, former chairman of Gila County Republican Party
  • Lorraine Pellegrino, former president of the Ahwatukee Republican Women
  • Gregory Safsten, former executive director of the AZGOP
Apr. 24, 2024
Arizona Fake Elector Wants The National Republican Party To Bail Him Out (Maybe Literally)
"Turning Point USA’s Tyler Bowyer is asking the Republican National Committee to formally acknowledge that the fake elector plan was schemed up by Republican leadership with Donald Trump’s approval, and to “immediately indemnify” all those who participated in what he calls the “contingent elector plan.” “With all of the problems ahead, we need to send a clear signal that the RNC will defend those who serve as electors against Democrat radicals trying to criminalize civic engagement and process,” Bowyer said, in a social media post. “Civic engagement?” That’s what we’re calling it now, when people sign legal documents and send them to Congress, avowing that they were “duly elected” to cast Arizona’s electoral votes for the guy who didn’t win?"
Feb. 2, 2024
GOP Senator Took Tens of Thousands Of Donation Dollars From Arizona Fake Electors
"Utah Sen. Mike Lee (R), who endeavored to have the 2020 election overturned in favor of Donald Trump, received campaign donations in the tens of thousands of dollars, from three Arizona fake electors, according to a report in The Salt Lake Tribune." [ . . . ] "Lee also received a $1,000 donation from Tyler Bowyer, the chief operating officer of Turning Point USA, that same month."
Nov. 22, 2023
Washington Post: Arizona Prosecutors Investigating “Fake Electors” Scheme
Jul. 13, 2023

Photo: 12news.com

"Eleven Arizona Republicans signed a document representing a nonexistent organization and declared, “We are the electors who represent the legal voters of Arizona.” It was part of a scheme by the Trump campaign to organize phony electors in seven states. Attorney General Kris Mayes vowed to look into the matter. According to the Post, prosecutors have contacted many people involved and their lawyers. Investigators are in the “fact-gathering” phase. The “fake electors” under investigation include two lawmakers, Arizona State Senators Anthony Kern of Glendale and Jake Hoffman of Queen Creek. Tyler Bowyer of the far-right activist group Turning Point USA and then-state GOP Chair Kelli Ward also signed their name to the document."
How A Pro-Trump Youth Group Remade The Arizona GOP, Testing Democracy
"Charlie Kirk’s Turning Point network worked to purge officials who affirmed the 2020 election results"  [ . . . ] "The two men huddled at a barbecue joint in January as the activist — Tyler Bowyer, the chief operating officer of the pro-Trump youth group Turning Point USA — unspooled his demands: Republican legislators, he insisted, should carve up booming and fast-diversifying Maricopa County, diluting the power of Democrats in a state that had helped deliver Joe Biden the presidency."
Nov. 4, 2022
Turning Point Action Rally In Mesa
Evidently transparency is great except for things Tyler Boyer is involved with.
Aug. 1, 2022
Tyler Bowyer, chief operating officer of Turning Point Actions, left, speaks with a Mesa police officer regarding photojournalists from the Arizona Republic photographing during a get out the vote rally event put on my Turning Point Action on Saturday, July 30, 2022, in Mesa. Bowyer threatened to call the police after accusing journalist of harassment for photographing the event which was held in a public park.
Photo: Antranik Tavitian/The Republic
Tyler Bowyer (right), Turning Point Action’s chief operating officer, argues with The Arizona Republic’s reporter Richard Ruelas about the media’s right to document a get-out-the-vote rally organized by Turning Point Action in Mesa on July 30, 2022.
Photo: Alberto Mariani/The Republic
Tyler Bowyer (center), chief operating officer of Turning Point Actions, argues with Magnum photographer Peter Van Agtmael (left) about the media’s right to document a get-out-the-vote rally organized by Turning Point Action in Mesa on July 30, 2022. The event’s organizers called the police after members of the press refused to leave. Police officers allowed the press to continue working after mediating between the event’s organizers and the photographers.
Photo: Alberto Mariani/The Republic

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