GILBERT, AZ - A Mesa woman was arrested Saturday after she allegedly chased her husband around a Gilbert parking lot in an SUV during an argument over the presidential election.
The woman finally ran over her husband, leaving him with critical injuries.
According to a Gilbert police report, the argument started over her husband's lack of voter participation in the recent election.
Holly Solomon, 28, apparently believed her family was going to face hardship as a result of President Barack Obama's re-election.
Solomon's husband, Daniel Solomon, told police his wife "just hated Obama" and was very angry he was re-elected and blamed the President for problems her family is going through.
Witnesses reported a lot of yelling just before Holly got into a Jeep SUV and began chasing her husband through the parking lot near Gilbert and Elliot roads.
"He got out of the car and she was screaming at him. And he started walking away and she started driving in circles around him and she wouldn't let him go so finally he took off to try to get away and she ran into him," a called told a 911 dispatcher.
Daniel reportedly took refuge behind a light pole while Holly drove around the pole several times while continuing to yell at him.
Police said Daniel tried to run away toward Gilbert Road as Holly pursued him in the vehicle.
She eventually struck her husband and he was pinned underneath, between the vehicle and a curb.
Daniel was taken to Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Medical Center and remains there in critical condition, according to police.
Holly was taken into custody and booked into jail for domestic violence charges of aggravated assault.
Police said there were no indications that Holly was impaired by alcohol or drugs during the incident.
According to a police report, Daniel told police his wife is six months pregnant.
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