Supervisor Bill Gates says he’s not running for re-election
Maricopa County Supervisor Bill Gates, who worked to bat down election misinformation and a hostile political landscape in 2020 and 2022, announced Thursday that he's not running for re-election.
Feds will be watching polling in five Arizona counties
Federal officials will be watching polling Tuesday in five Arizona counties. But no one is saying how the Department of Justice selected those five -- or exactly what form that monitoring will take.
Counties test election equipment to try to ensure accurate results
County officials around the state are reassuring the public that equipment has been thoroughly tested to ensure only valid ballots are counted for the Nov. 8 election.
Arizona AG seeks probe of election integrity group
Arizona's Republican attorney general, Mark Brnovich, on Friday asked the FBI and IRS to look into an election integrity group that claimed to have uncovered widespread fraud in the 2020 election but never provided evidence.
Lake, Finchem ask federal court to ban voting machines
Gubernatorial hopeful Kari Lake and Mark Finchem, running for secretary of state, contend that the machines are unreliable because they are subject to hacking.
Audit probe poses problem for next AG
The extraordinary interim report that Attorney General Mark Brnovich issued on his election fraud investigation last week indicated that the probe might take months or even years to finish, which suggests it might not be over by the time Brnovich leaves office next January. That means the controversial and politically charged investigation could be dropped […]
Senate committee subpoenas Maricopa County BOS
The head of the Senate Government Committee said Monday she is ordering Maricopa County officials to show up next week to explain why they aren't providing documents demanded by Attorney General Mark Brnovich.
Boyer, with help, nixes six election bills
It turned out to be a frustrating few days for the Republican Senators who’ve talked for months about using the 2022 legislative session to make substantial changes to Arizona election laws in the wake of the 2020 election audit.
Senate panel OKs far-reaching election bill
The Senate’s most comprehensive bill to revamp election laws passed through Senate Government Committee Thursday with overwhelming Republican support.
Shadegg names IT experts in Senate’s continuing election audit quest
Three months after the county hired him, former Congressman John Shadegg has selected the three IT experts for his team.
Cyber Ninjas records in local data center may expire at month’s end
During a Maricopa County Superior Court hearing Tuesday, Senate attorney Kory Langhofer told Judge Michael Kemp a Phoenix-area data center likely holds court-ordered information on the Cyber Ninjas audit.
Cyber Ninjas CEO hit with arrest warning
Cyber Ninjas CEO Doug Logan must let American Oversight attorneys depose him on January 27 or face additional sanctions and a possible civil arrest warrant, Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Michael Kemp ordered this week. The order follows Logan skirting his initial deposition scheduled for January 5 in the public records lawsuit brought by the […]