grand jury, indictment, Mayes, Gates
Jun 20, 2023

AG brings charges over election-related threat targeting county supervisor

Attorney General Kris Mayes announced her office filed charges against an Arizona man who allegedly sent a threatening email to Maricopa County Supervisor Bill Gates days after the midterm election.

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Nov 21, 2022

Brnovich demands answers from Maricopa County about what he suspects are election law violations

Attorney General Mark Brnovich is demanding answers from Maricopa County about what he said appear to be violations of state election law. In a letter Saturday, his office says it has received "hundreds of complaints'' about how the county administered the general election.

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Nov 19, 2022

Cochise County supervisors delay certification of election results

The Cochise County Board of Supervisors delayed its certification of the 2022 election after two Republican members sought evidence the tabulation machines used were “lawfully certified by an accredited lab.”  

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Nov 17, 2022

Lake teases legal action, promotes election complaints 

After days of near silence following her loss in the governor’s race, Republican candidate Kari Lake said on Thursday that she is “still in this fight.”  

Kavanagh, attorney general
Oct 13, 2022

Complaint sent to AG’s office claims recorder violated statutes

A complaint sent to Attorney General Mark Brnovich’s office alleges Maricopa County Recorder Stephen Richer violated two Arizona statutes outlawing the use of public money to influence a campaign.

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Sep 12, 2022

Fighting bogus claims a growing priority in election offices

Election officials preparing for the rapidly approaching midterm elections have one more headache: trying to combat misinformation that sows distrust about voting and results while fueling vitriol aimed at rank-and-file election workers.

Mar 5, 2022

Bill Gates: ‘great concerns’ about state’s election future 

Maricopa County Board of Supervisors Chairman Bill Gates told a national panel Wednesday he has “great concerns about the future” of election integrity in Arizona, after threats following the 2020 election and as election deniers run for Secretary of State in 2022.  Gates was joined on the McCain Institute panel by local officials from other […]