Election 2020

Biggs, Lesko ignored for months the voter registration issue that they say invalidates Arizona’s election

Republican U.S. Reps. Andy Biggs and Debbie Lesko never raised concerns about a judicially imposed extension of Arizona’s voter registration deadline until they cited it as the rationale for rejecting their state’s electoral votes long after the fact. 

Maricopa County supervisors order election audit in response to allegations

Rampant but baseless allegations of fraud and misconduct in the 2020 general election prompted the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors to order an audit of equipment used to tally the November vote, a move the supervisors hope will instill confidence in an election that some Republicans have spent more than two months undermining.

Maricopa County supervisors will vote on forensic election audit

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors will vote on whether to conduct a forensic audit of the county’s election equipment and software, acting unilaterally while negotiations continue over disputed subpoenas from the Arizona Senate, which wants to conduct an audit of its own.

Editor’s Thought Bubble: Republicans will keep moving the election audit goalposts

Wednesday was a messaging tug-of-war between the state Senate and the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors over those legislative subpoenas aimed to auditing the county's November election, but a couple things seem clear to me....

Senate announces election audit agreement, but Maricopa County says there isn’t one

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday agreed to drop its legal fight challenging sweeping subpoenas for voting machines, ballots and other election materials that the Arizona Senate issued and will instead turn over the requested items so lawmakers can conduct an audit of Joe Biden’s win in the November election.

Biggs and Gosar sought pardons for Capitol riot, but didn’t get them

Arizona Republican Congressmen Andy Biggs and Paul Gosar have asked President Donald Trump to preemptively pardon them for their roles in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, but the president has no plans to do so, CNN reported Tuesday.

Election company Dominion tells Kelli Ward to stop spreading lies in prelude to lawsuit

Arizona Republican Party chairwoman Kelli Ward has received a cease-and-desist letter from attorneys representing Dominion Voting Systems over claims she has made that the machines “rigged” the November election to ensure Donald Trump lost. 

Bill aims to disallow Sharpies to be used on ballots

A bill at the Arizona legislature aims to prevent counties from requiring that specific markers or any other pen be used that may damage a ballot after a debunked claim that they spoiled ballots during the November election spread across social media during the election. 

Ducey breaks silence, says Trump bears ‘some responsibility’ for Capitol attack

After a week of silence on Donald Trump’s role in inciting the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, Gov. Doug Ducey said in a radio interview on Thursday that the president was partially responsible.

Judge reschedules arguments due to new subpoena in election audit fight

The new legislative subpoena isn’t the same as the old subpoena, at least in terms of deciding whether the Arizona Senate can demand ballots, registration records, voting machines and other materials from the 2020 election, a Maricopa County judge said Wednesday.
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