Maricopa County Board of Supervisors

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,” […]

GOP senator cancels hearing over Maricopa County subpoena

BY: - March 28, 2022

Stating that it’s unnecessary because the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has complied with her recent subpoena, Chairwoman Kelly Townsend canceled a planned hearing of the Senate Government Committee, while the county said its compliance with the request had nothing to do with her.  Maricopa County says it was already complying with a request for […]

Townsend issued election subpoena because she was ‘tired of waiting’ for the AG to act

BY: - March 22, 2022

A Republican senator subpoenaing the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors for election-related records said she did so because she was tired of waiting for Attorney General Mark Brnovich’s office to take action.  Sen. Kelly Townsend, R-Apache Junction, issued a subpoena Monday ordering the supervisors to turn over records requested in a recent letter by the […]

Here we go again: Townsend issues subpoena to Maricopa County for election records

BY: - March 22, 2022

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors is facing another legislative subpoena for records related to the 2020 election that Joe Biden narrowly won, this time centering on records related to a dubious analysis conducted by someone who presented a series of debunked findings as part of last year’s so-called “audit” report. The subpoena that Senate […]

Chucri to resign after recordings of him bashing colleagues over ‘audit’ become public

BY: - September 21, 2021

Maricopa County Supervisor Steve Chucri announced that he will resign his seat after a recording surfaced in which he criticized his colleagues on the Board of Supervisors for not supporting the Senate’s review of the 2020 election, speculating that two of them were worried about what such a review would show about their own narrow […]

Maricopa County, Senate reach agreement to end subpoena fight over routers

BY: - September 17, 2021

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors reached an agreement with the Senate over subpoenas issued for routers and digital logs, heading off a fight in the Arizona Supreme Court that could have potentially cost the county hundreds of millions of dollars. The agreement reached Friday will allow the county to keep its routers out of […]

Finalists named to fill vacant Dem legislative seat, decision will be made by county supervisors

BY: - August 31, 2021

Democrats in the west Phoenix-based District 30 chose three finalists for the state Senate seat vacated by a former lawmaker who resigned after being charged with child sex crimes. A citizen panel appointed by the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors selected Raquel Terán, a state representative in the district and the current chairwoman of the […]

AG’s office says Maricopa County must provide routers to Senate ‘audit’

BY: - August 26, 2021

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors broke the law by refusing to comply with a subpoena for the routers used by its elections department, regardless of whether the Senate has the power to enforce that demand, the Attorney General’s Office has concluded. The supervisors must now determine whether they’ll provide the disputed routers to the […]

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Maricopa County: defying subpoena not illegal without Senate contempt resolution

BY: - August 18, 2021

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors is arguing that its refusal to comply with the Arizona Senate’s demand for routers used by the county’s elections department essentially isn’t illegal because the Senate lacks the ability to enforce its subpoena while it’s not in session. In the county’s response to a complaint that Sen. Sonny Borrelli, […]

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Maricopa County threatens to sue Senate to replace voting machines decertified by ‘audit’

BY: - August 18, 2021

Maricopa County is threatening to take the Arizona Senate to court unless it pays $2.8 million to compensate the county for the cost of replacing voting machines that were handed over to the Senate’s election review team. The county on Wednesday filed a notice of claim, which is a statutorily required precursor to any lawsuit […]

Borrelli wants AG to take action against supervisors over subpoena defiance

BY: - August 3, 2021

State Sen. Sonny Borrelli is asking the attorney general to punish the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors for refusing to comply with a recent subpoena related to the Senate’s ongoing “audit” of the 2020 general election.  Borrelli, a Republican from Lake Havasu City, filed a complaint with the Attorney General’s Office under a 2016 law […]

Supervisors, Dominion won’t comply with new Senate subpoenas

BY: - August 2, 2021

The Maricopa County will not comply with the latest subpoena from Senate President Karen Fann for routers and other materials for her election review, essentially challenging her to enforce it with the knowledge that she doesn’t have the votes to hold the Board of Supervisors in contempt. Dominion Voting Systems, which provides the county’s ballot […]