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Arizona 'audit' contractor slams 'grifters,' airs grievances with Cyber Ninjas in new report

Shiva Ayyadurai, the subcontractor who conducted a botched analysis of Maricopa County’s ballot affidavits as part of the Senate’s review of the 2020 election, slammed the “audit” leaders as “self-serving grifters” in a new report.... Read more»

Maricopa County rebuts Arizona 'audit' findings, GOP's bogus election claims

Nearly every claim that Senate President Karen Fann’s so-called audit team made about the 2020 general election was either inaccurate, misleading or patently false, according to a long-awaited rebuttal by Maricopa County.... Read more»

Maricopa County 'audit' response slams claims as false and misleading

Findings of the “audit” of the 2020 election regarding voters allegedly casting ballots from the wrong address, deleted files, improper internet connections and improperly verified early ballot envelopes are false or misleading, according to a rebuttal that Maricopa County issued.... Read more»

Instead of testifying to Congress, Cyber Ninjas CEO Doug Logan went on a right-wing podcast

Cyber Ninjas CEO Doug Logan refused to testify before the U.S. House Oversight Committee Thursday morning about the self-styled “audit” he led for the Arizona Senate, choosing instead to spend two hours as a guest on a right-wing podcast.... Read more»

Who are the groups who paid to 'audit' the Arizona election?

The five pro-Trump organizations that have paid a combined almost $5.7 million to fund the Arizona Senate’s 'audit' are hardly household names, though several have been at the forefront of former President Donald Trump’s false narrative that fraud marred the 2020 election.... Read more»

Election conspiracy theorist groups paid $5.7M for Arizona 'audit'

The leader of the Arizona Senate’s election review released a list of financial contributors, showing the 'audit' has been funded by organizations that have aggressively promoted baseless conspiracy theories about the 2020 election — and in some cases sought to overturn results.... Read more»2

Damage done: Arizona 'audit' leader’s testimony sets off nationwide wave of misinformation

Though Doug Logan, the leader of Arizona’s 'audit' team and the CEO of Cyber Ninjas, never said that 74,000 votes were illegally cast or improperly counted, people are falsely claiming the 'audit' showed that tens of thousands of illegitimate votes were counted in Maricopa County.... Read more»

Az Senate indicates more 2020 election review subpoenas are likely

The Arizona State Senate might issue more subpoenas related to an ongoing review of the Maricopa County 2020 election, which has been going on since late April.... Read more»1

Group connected to Sidney Powell says it's raising money for Arizona 'audit'

A new group linked to conspiracy theorist and former Trump campaign attorney Sidney Powell, who vowed to “release the Kraken” in a series of lawsuits that alleged massive and coordinated fraud in the election, says it is raising money to fund the Arizona Senate’s so-called election 'audit'.... Read more»

Arizona 'audit' data might be in Montana, or maybe Virginia

Observers of a Legislature-sponsored review of election results in Arizona’s largest county alleged that “copies of voting system data” were sent to an unnamed lab in Montana with little explanation.... Read more»

Maricopa County demands Arizona Senate preserve election 'audit' documents for litigation

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors sent Senate President Karen Fann a letter demanding that she preserve documents related to the Senate’s controversial 'audit' of the 2020 general election, indicating that the county may sue her over what it says are defamatory allegations that it deleted files from a hard drive. ... Read more»

Arizona 'audit' official says he 'recovered' files, undercutting claim Maricopa County officials deleted them

A GOP contractor said he was able to recover data that the Arizona Senate’s election 'audit' team previously accused Maricopa County of deleting, undermining a serious allegation publicly lodged against election officials.... Read more»

Tamper seals and deleted databases: Arizona audit myths and facts

Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, in response to a litany of accusations that 'auditors' bombastically pronounced on Twitter last week, released a 14-page letter, along with exhibits, to refute the claims that have sparked new conspiracy theories.... Read more»