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Pinal County, elections, ballots, VoteBeat, Cyber Ninjas, ballots
May 26, 2023

After botching election results, Arizona county wants to try hand-counting ballots

After human error in Pinal County’s midterm election caused officials to initially fail to count hundreds of ballots, the county’s supervisors now want to try counting ballots by hand.

election denier, Senate, settlement, Cyber Ninjas, American Oversight
Apr 20, 2023

Senate settles public records lawsuit filed by watchdog American Oversight

The state Senate settled a longstanding public records lawsuit filed by left-leaning watchdog American Oversight, but The Arizona Republic is still pursing records in the case.

guilty plea, elections, Maricopa County, Iowa, Arizona
Apr 14, 2023

Iowa man pleads guilty in Arizona election threats case

An Iowa man pleaded guilty Thursday to threatening two Arizona officials in messages that mentioned discredited allegations of fraud in the 2020 election.

vote, voters, elections, task force, Hobbs, Purcell
Mar 21, 2023

Senators vote to require new elections when voters claim disenfranchisement

State senators voted Tuesday to require new elections any time a certain number of voters claim they were "disenfranchised.''

Brnovich, elections, Maricopa County, election deniers, general election, voting centers, Lake, Trump, Biden,
Feb 22, 2023

Brnovich’s office found most fraud allegations unfounded even before interim report

Former Attorney General Mark Brnovich’s office found in a March 2022 report that a range of voter fraud allegations stemming from the Arizona Senate’s audit of the 2020 Maricopa County election were either “unfounded” or couldn’t be corroborated. 

Lake, Hobbs, campaigns, governor, donations, fundraising, Trump, Cyber Ninjas, Senate, PACs, Ducey
Jan 20, 2023

Campaign spending for governor hit tens of millions

Former Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake paid nearly $230,000 to a pair of lawyers who filed her unsuccessful election contest lawsuit, campaign finance documents show.

Lake, Hobbs, Fontes, Maricopa County, election contest
Dec 9, 2022

Cyber Ninjas lawyer, Trump attorney file election contest for Lake

In a wide-ranging lawsuit filed on Friday afternoon, attorneys for former Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake asked a Maricopa County judge to throw out the results of her election loss. The election contest lawsuit asks the court to declare Lake the winner – or order a new election. 

Finchem, Lake, election, governor, secretary of state, lawsuit, hand counts, ballots, sanctions, attorneys,
Dec 2, 2022

Judge orders sanctions against attorneys representing Finchem, Lake

A federal judge ordered sanctions against attorneys representing failed Republican candidates Mark Finchem and Kari Lake in their lawsuit against the Secretary of State and Maricopa County that sought to ban the use of electronic vote tabulators and force a hand count of ballots.  

Hamadeh, Mayes, attorney general, lawsuit, Mayes, Maricopa County,
Nov 29, 2022

Judge tosses Hamadeh’s legal bid to be declared winner in AG race

A judge on Tuesday tossed out Abe Hamadeh's legal bid to have himself declared the winner in the race for attorney general.

election, Yuma County, logic and accuracy testing, polls, voters, La Paz County, Maricopa County, Cochise County
Nov 7, 2022

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.

election denier, Senate, settlement, Cyber Ninjas, American Oversight
Sep 12, 2022

Supreme Court rejects election-denying group’s latest attempt to void 2020 vote

The Arizona Supreme Court has rejected the latest effort by a group of election deniers -- the fourth from members of "We The People'' -- to void and rerun the 2020 vote.

Trump, Lake, Finchem, ballots, election, lawsuit,
Aug 26, 2022

Judge declines to require hand count of Arizona ballots

A federal judge refused Friday to require that Arizona officials count ballots by hand in November, dismissing a lawsuit filed by the Republican nominees for governor and secretary of state based on false claims of problems with vote-counting machines.