Election 2020

Warning that election audit would feed conspiracy theories interrupted by people yelling conspiracy theories

A press conference Monday to denounce the planned state Senate audit of the 2020 election because it is driven by and will further feed conspiracy theories about the election was interrupted by a small group of pro-Trump protesters shouting conspiracy theories about the election.

Karen Fann owns this farcical crusade to prove Trump isn’t a big loser

Senate President Karen Fann is too weak or too gullible or too ambitious to have done the right thing and stood up for our elections.

Fann wants hand count of 2.1 million ballots, may use volunteers

Senate President Karen Fann wants to hand count all 2.1 million ballots cast in Maricopa County in the 2020 general election, a job that may fall to a bipartisan group of volunteers.

Judge orders AZGOP and its attorneys to pay secretary of state’s legal fees

The Arizona Republican Party and its attorneys owe Secretary of State Katie Hobbs more than $18,000 in attorney fees for filing what a judge deemed a groundless lawsuit brought in bad faith, without legal justification and possibly for the purpose of undermining the legitimacy of the 2020 general election.

Top GOP senator: Shredded ballots will ‘evaporate’ if given to the AG Sonny Borrelli also speculated that "high-level people"...

A top-ranking Senate Republican said the Republican AG can't be trusted with alleged election fraud evidence and that “high-level people” might murder him because of his efforts to force the Senate-led election audit.

Maricopa County: Dumpster divers didn’t find voted 2020 ballots

Maricopa County election officials say a bagful of shredded ballots that “stop the steal” activists claim to have found in a trash can at the elections department weren’t cast in the 2020 election.

Finchem’s new conspiracy theory: There’s no evidence because the supervisors destroyed it

One Republican legislator who has built a national following by falsely insisting there was widespread fraud in the 2020 election in Arizona is now pushing a new evidence-free conspiracy theory: A planned audit by...

Senate searching for place to store subpoenaed ballots

Maricopa County won’t let the Arizona Senate use its facilities to conduct an audit of the 2020 general election, and the Senate is now trying to figure out where to store the nearly 2.1 million paper ballots it subpoenaed.

There is virtually ‘no way’ for Senate election audit to violate ballot secrecy

There’s little risk that the Arizona Senate’s audit of the 2020 general election in Maricopa County will compromise the secrecy of voters’ ballots, according to the county recorder’s office.

Judge sides with Senate, says Maricopa must turn over election materials for audit

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors must turn over ballots and tabulation machines to Senate Republican leaders so they can conduct an audit of the 2020 general election, a judge ruled.
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