GOP Members Attending QAnon Las Vegas Event Where Tickets Cost Up to $3k

Republican politicians are listed as "special guests" at a Las Vegas convention organized by supporters of the debunked QAnon conspiracy theory.

Republican Arizona House of Representatives member Mark Finchem and Republican former Nevada Assembly Member and now Nevada Secretary of State candidate Jim Marchant were both listed as attending the event over the weekend starting October 22 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The "For God and Country: Patriot Double Down'' weekend convention is organized by The Patriot Voice, run by a person who uses the name "QAnon John'' on his Telegram channel which has more than 38,000 followers.

According to the Dallas Observer, QAnon John is John Sabal and he, and his wife Amy, are the couple who are behind the event ad for the previous "For God and Country Patriot Roundup."

Sabal had previously given an interview to Business Insider in September 2020 where he said: "Q is everywhere. There's people in your grocery store who follow QAnon. Your nextdoor neighbor could follow it and never even tell you."

The article also used a photo of Sabal that calls him "QAnon John."

Now, the couple are following up on their first event with a new convention, which carries with it hefty price tags for those wanting to pay top dollar for the full experience.

A general admission, all-weekend pass sets visitors back $650, while a VIP all-weekend pass costs $1,300.

But, a high-roller VIP weekend pass costs more than double that of the standard VIP, setting purchasers back a round $3,000.

Attendees will then be able to see the listed Republican special guests alongside other speakers, including Jason Frank who has previously worn the QAnon slogan WWG1WGA (Where we go one we go all).

Rep. Fincham has previously appeared on QAnon-supporter media in May when he appeared on the RedPill78 podcast hosted by Zak Paine.

According to the Arizona Mirror, the pair spent the time discussing allegations of voter fraud that have become a main talking point among Republicans following the 2020 Presidential Election.

Marchant last year attempted to have a second Congressional vote instated after he lost to Democrat incumbent Steven Horsford.

His claims, which related to supposed voter fraud, were thrown out by District Court Judge Gloria Sturman, according to the Nevada Independent.

At its most basic, QAnon is a conspiracy theory that claimed former President Donald Trump would expose a global cabal of cannibalistic pedophiles who control the world.

Followers of QAnon would rely on so-called Q-drops, or messages that held secret meanings about supposed events that were to come.

Among them, Q—a person who followers believe has top-security clearance within the U.S. chain of command—said Hillary Clinton would be arrested.

Clinton was not arrested and the false promises of events and their failings to pass became a running pattern of QAnon.

Following Trump's defeat to Joe Biden, Q has become dormant, although the movement left behind has managed to maintain its grip on adherents, and has managed to stage events that have pulled in Republican politicians.

Newsweek has reached out to The Patriot Voice, Rep. Finchem and Marchant for comment.

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A man wearing a QAnon vest held a flag during a No Mandatory Flu Shot Massachusetts rally held outside of the State House in Boston on August 30, 2020. Republican politicians are listed as attending a convention hosted by QAnon followers. Getty Images/Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe