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Dershowitz argued that because he wasn’t involved in drafting the complaint or any of the subsequent filings, he thought it was clear that his involvement was limited - but his name was signed on a total of 15 filings in the case.

Attorney Alan Dershowitz, who worked on Kari Lake’s 2022 lawsuit aiming to ban the use of electronic vote machines in Arizona, says he shouldn’t face sanctions along with the rest of Lake’s counsel because of his "little involvement” in the case. Read more»

Lake didn’t specifically answer a question on Tuesday from a reporter about where the money was coming from to fund her ballot chasing initiative, but said it would be paid for by 'real people.'

A day after a judge shot down her challenge to the results of the 2022 governor’s race, Kari Lake announced that she’s starting a ballot chasing initiative - but ballot chasing is standard practice for all political campaigns, and not something Lake just discovered. Read more»

Kari Lake at a 2022 campaign event in Tucson.

A judge rejected on Monday claims by failed GOP candidate Kari Lake of misconduct in the 2022 election, again affirming that Democratic Gov. Katie Hobbs was elected Arizona governor last November. Read more»

Kari Lake at a 2022 campaign even in Tucson.

After the conclusion of a three-day trial, it’s now up to Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Peter Thompson to decide if Kari Lake and her lawyers have proven their case in their second election challenge trial in Thompson’s courtroom. Read more»

Judge Peter Thompson said he was giving Lake’s lawyers some wide latitude because he did not want to risk the appeals or Supreme Court remanding the case back to him a third time.

During the second day of her second trial aiming to overturn the 2020 election, Kari Lake’s attorneys attempted to prove Maricopa County did not do any certification whatsoever before approving ballots - though her own witnesses on the first day of the trial testified to the opposite. Read more»

Before the trial that began Wednesday, Thompson put Lake on notice that, to win her case, she would have to prove that Maricopa County conducted no signature verification efforts.

Kari Lake called multiple witnesses in her second election challenge trial on Wednesday whose testimony seemed to directly undermine her claim that Maricopa County did not perform signature verification for early ballots in the November 2022 election. Read more»

Lake's trial is scheduled to run from Wednesday to Friday, but she has said 'we are going to take this to the U.S. Supreme Court,' while Hamadeh’s attorneys claimed that declining to provide a new trial would erode voter confidence.

Kari Lake and Abe Hamadeh, GOP candidates for Arizona’s top offices who claim the November election was stolen from them, have spent months presenting shape-shifting arguments in court — and six months after races were called, they aren’t done. Read more»

Lake and her legal team last week almost lost their chance to bring any expert witnesses to trial after her attorneys said they misunderstood directions from Judge Thompson.

The expert witness in Kari Lake’s imminent election challenge trial did work for the Arizona Senate’s debunked 2020 partisan election “audit” and was one of the speakers at the infamous Election Committee hearing that led to former Rep. Liz Harris being kicked out of the legislature. Read more»

Kari Lake speaks at a campaign event at The Maverick in 2022.

Kari Lake will have a chance to argue in court that her 17,000-vote election loss in 2022 should be overturned — but she will have to prove that Maricopa County brazenly failed to verify tens of thousands of early voter signatures and that, in doing so, the county affected the outcome. Read more»

The Arizona Supreme Court rejected six of Lake’s seven claims in a lawsuit she filed in December against Hobbs, the Arizona Secretary of State’s office, the county recorder, county director of elections and the county Board of Supervisors.

Failed Arizona gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake may have one more shot at challenging the 2022 election, in which she lost to Katie Hobbs by nearly 20,000 votes, and a three-day trial is set for Wednesday through next Friday, depending on Thompson’s decisions. Read more»

U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar and failed gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake.

At the Hungarian edition of the Conservative Political Action Conference, Arizona is on center stage as U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar and failed gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake will share a stage with the leader of a far-right Austrian party founded by former Nazis. Read more»

The Arizona Supreme Court in March dismissed all of Lake’s claims except for one, regarding signature verification processes, which it sent back to the trial court for review, saying that the lower court had improperly dismissed it.

The Arizona Supreme Court sanctioned the lawyers representing failed Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake for making false statements in her lawsuit aimed at overturning her loss in last year’s election. Read more»

Lake during a campaign stop in Tucson.

Gov. Katie Hobbs and Secretary of State Adrian Fontes want the Arizona Supreme Court to sanction Kari Lake for peddling “frivolous conspiracy theories” in Arizona courts, while Lake keeps asking the court to reconsider her arguments that it has already dismissed. Read more»

Kari Lake at a 2022 campaign even in Tucson.

Kari Lake and her lawyers are asking the Arizona Supreme Court not to sanction them for their election challenge case because Lake “honestly believes that electoral misconduct and illegal votes determined the outcome of the 2022 gubernatorial election.” Read more»

Few, if any, of the bills that passed through both committees and their respective chambers are bound to become law.

Republican-controlled committees in the Arizona legislature that were charged with vetting election-reform bills used their time to cater to fringe right-wing conspiracy theorists and to approve a plethora of measures that would make big changes to how elections are run. Read more»

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