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Maricopa County Supervisor: Threats over 2020 Az election continue a year later

It’s been a year since the 2020 elections, but Maricopa County Supervisor Clint Hickman said he continues to get threats for his part in certifying the election - the anger began election night and escalated after Jan. 6, when he arrived home to find police guarding his house. ... Read more»

Top GOP senator: Shredded Maricopa ballots will ‘evaporate’ if given to the AG

A top-ranking Senate Republican told a Pinal County woman who claims to have found shredded 2020 ballots in a trash bin that she should turn them over to him and warned against trusting the Republican attorney general with the “smoking gun” evidence of election fraud. ... Read more»1

Maricopa County supervisors order election audit in response to allegations

Maricopa County Board of Supervisors ordered an audit of equipment used to tally the November vote to determine whether Maricopa County’s ballot tabulation machines have been hacked in any way. The county will contract with two auditors certified by the U.S. Election Assistance Commission. A proposed settlement agreement between the Senate and the county would require the Senate to use an EAC-approved auditor.... Read more»

Political feud, retirement benefits prompt early resignation by Maricopa treasurer

Looking to get an earlier start on his retirement and on a proposed recall effort against his rivals on the Board of Supervisors, Maricopa County Treasurer Royce Flora announced he would resign on New Year's Eve.... Read more»

Maricopa County will fight legislature’s election subpoenas in court

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors will go to court to fight subpoenas issued by the Senate Judiciary Committee instead of turning over the election records and equipment that Republican lawmakers are demanding.... Read more»

Arizona Senate will subpoena Maricopa County for election audit

Amid false claims of election fraud spread by President Donald Trump and Arizona Republican leaders, the Arizona Senate will issue subpoenas to inspect and audit ballot counting machines in Maricopa County, a top Republican senator announced Monday at the conclusion of a six-hour-long legislative hearing into the November election.... Read more»

Arizona judge halts ballot mailings amid virus outbreak

A state judge blocked Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes on Friday from mailing ballots to all eligible voters in the county as an effort to minimize human interaction during the state’s presidential primary on Tuesday due to the coronavirus outbreak. ... Read more»

Maricopa becomes largest county to approve 2nd Amendment 'sanctuary' measure

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, in a tense public meeting Wednesday morning, voted 4-1 to declare Maricopa as a “Second Amendment Preservation County.”... Read more»

Brewer unveils saguaro to complete Capitol's makeover

In honor of Arizona’s approaching 100th birthday, Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza is sporting more trees and a spruced-up lawn following a nine-month makeover of the State Capitol grounds.... Read more»1