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Judge Casey McGinley questions Lalitha D. Madduri, an attorney for the Arizona Alliance for Retired Americans, on Dec. 1, 2022.

After being ordered to do so by a judge just 90 minutes earlier, the Cochise County Board of Supervisors voted Thursday afternoon to certify its election results - though Peggy Judd remained defiant as she voted to canvass the election and Tom Crosby refused to attend.  Read more»

In 2020, Cochise County’s hand-count audit tallied 1,686 ballots out of 60,963. That took two days.

A judge ruled that Cochise County cannot conduct a hand count of all ballots cast in the midterm election - saying that it is not legal in Arizona - blocking the latest effort by GOP leaders to hand-count ballots, a method experts say is slower and less accurate than machine counts. Read more»