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.
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.
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.
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’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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.