Who is Geoff Diehl, the Trump-backed Republican running for Massachusetts governor?

Now that Geoff Diehl has won the Republican nomination over businessman Chris Doughty in Tuesday's gubernatorial primary, he will face Democrat and state attorney general Maura Healey in November's midterm election.

Diehl has been endorsed by former President Donald Trump.

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Here is what you need to know about Diehl.

Who is Geoff Diehl?

Geoff Diehl was born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and graduated from Lehigh University in 1992 with a bachelor's degree in government and urban studies.

After graduating from college, Diehl moved to New York City to work in advertising and television.

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Diehl served as a Massachusetts state representative from 2011 until January 2019.

He unsuccessfully ran against Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren for Senate in 2018.

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Diehl has received an endorsement from Trump as well as current and former members of the Massachusetts state legislature.

Political views

Diehl has opposed COVID-19 mandates and has falsely claimed the 2020 presidential race was rigged.

He also fought against the extension of mail-in voting and said he supports the Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade.

Who will Diehl face in November?

Geoff Diehl won the Massachussetts GOP gubernatorial primary against Chris Doughty Tuesday and will face Democrat and state Attorney General Maura Healey in November's midterm election.

Contributing: The Associated Press.

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Geoff Diehl running in Republican primary for Massachusetts governor