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Senate ‘audit’ leaders Doug Logan and Ben Cotton are facing a Michigan criminal probe

BY: - August 8, 2022

Doug Logan, the CEO of the Florida-based firm hired by the Arizona Senate to conduct the partisan “audit” of the 2020 Maricopa County election, is under investigation for allegedly illegally obtaining Michigan voting machines and breaking into them.  The office of Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel, a Democrat, has petitioned the Michigan Prosecuting Attorneys Coordinating […]

Brnovich: Senate ‘audit’ dead wrong it its claims that deceased voters cast 2020 ballots

BY: - August 1, 2022

The Arizona Senate’s partisan “audit” last year claimed 282 dead voters cast a ballot in the 2020 general election in Maricopa County, but Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said only one of those was genuine, according to a letter he sent to the Senate on Monday.  “Our agents investigated all individuals that Cyber Ninjas reported […]

Backers of proposal to make sweeping changes to Arizona elections file more than double the needed signatures

BY: - July 7, 2022

Supporters of a sweeping effort to overhaul Arizona’s election and campaign finance laws filed more than 475,000 signatures on Thursday in hopes of qualifying for the November ballot. “This is what democracy looks like!” bellowed Roy Tatem, the political director for Our Voice Our Vote, as he and other volunteers and supporters of the Arizona […]

OAN correspondents’ organization supplied volunteers for the Arizona “audit”

BY: - June 7, 2022

An 501(c)4 organization run by two One America News Network correspondents, one of whom worked with President Donald Trump’s legal team, supplied volunteers to the Arizona Senate’s “audit” of the 2020 Presidential election.

Jovan Pulitzer’s fraud claims are ‘utter rubbish,’ fellow ‘audit’ researcher told the Arizona Senate

BY: and - May 12, 2022

A researcher the Arizona Senate hired to double-check an analysis of ballots by election conspiracy theorist Jovan Pulitzer said his claims that there were upwards of 12,000 counterfeit ballots were “utter rubbish.” A trove of newly released documents related to the Arizona Senate’s partisan review of the 2020 presidential election shows that EchoMail CEO Shiva […]

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‘Audit’ records show Cyber Ninjas went deep into debt, despite pro-Trump donations

BY: - May 11, 2022

Newly released documents by the watchdog group American Oversight show that the Arizona Senate’s partisan review of the 2020 presidential election in Maricopa County went over its proposed budget and spent more money than it had available to it.  More than a thousand pages of records that were in the possession of Cyber Ninjas, the […]

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The Arizona Senate has spent $500,000 on election ‘audit’ legal fees

BY: - May 5, 2022

The Arizona Senate has spent more than $500,000 in taxpayer money related to the partisan election review it conducted in 2021, including on legal battles over public records and access to the audit facility. Senate Republicans hired Phoenix-based law firm Statecraft to represent it on matters related to the so-called “audit” of the 2020 election […]

Maricopa County officials blast AG Brnovich for ‘false’ report on his 2020 election probe

BY: - May 4, 2022

In a scathing letter, Maricopa County officials laid into Attorney General Mark Brnovich for issuing a report last month that was “full of false innuendo and misrepresentations” about the 2020 election. “When election integrity is challenged, we have the collective responsibility to investigate and report our conclusions thoroughly and honestly. We have. You have not,” […]

Election lies boost the bottom lines of prominent Republican candidates

BY: - April 18, 2022

A handful of Arizona Republican candidates who have built national profiles by embracing former President Donald Trump’s lies about the 2020 election found their campaigns getting a big financial boost from voters outside Arizona in the first three months of 2022. State Sen. Wendy Rogers, perhaps the legislature’s most vocal proponent of the thoroughly debunked […]

Brnovich discloses ‘interim’ findings of civil election probe, angering some Republicans

BY: and - April 6, 2022

True believers in the baseless conspiracy theory that the 2020 election was stolen from Donald Trump were left disappointed by Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich on Wednesday after he released an “interim report” that made clear his investigators are conducting a civil — and not a criminal — probe, and that they had uncovered little […]

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Every voter’s name, address and ballot would be published online after every election under GOP proposal

BY: - March 22, 2022

Every voter who casts a ballot would have their name and address published online by election officials under a proposal being backed by Republican legislators.  The secretary of state would also have to say whether each voter cast their ballot early or in person on Election Day. The measure is one of a host of […]

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New report highlights Roger Stone’s efforts on behalf of Trump allies in Arizona

BY: - March 4, 2022

A new investigation by the Washington Post into Donald Trump ally Roger Stone sheds light on his efforts on behalf of Arizona allies.