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Arizona, arizona audit, cyber ninjas, Maricopa County, Politics

A Republican official stood by the original vote count in Arizona’s Maricopa County. Now he’s being barred from the Cyber ​​Ninjas’ audit site.

Ken Bennett, director of Arizona's Maricopa County audit, has been locked out of the vote recount. This is after he shared sample data with external analysts that matched the official vote tally. A local news outlet said Bennett was barred from the state fairgrounds, where a new vote count is underway. LoadingSomething is loading. Ken Bennett, ...
Arizona, arizona audit, Donald Trump, election integrity, Joe Biden, Maricopa County, Politics, Republican Party

Trump blasted GOP Gov. Doug Ducey during Arizona rally:’He doesn’t do a damn thing’

Former President Trump on Saturday criticized Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey at a Phoenix rally. Trump praised Arizona conservatives who backed an audit of the Maricopa County election results. In 2020, President Biden became the first Democrat to win Arizona's electoral votes in 24 years. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
Arizona, Donald Trump, lebron james, News UK, Politics, Sports, Trans Athletes, transgender athletes, trump, trump rally, UK Weekend

Donald Trump bizarrely mused about how LeBron James could get sex reassignment surgery to compete in women’s sports, video shows

Trump, during a speech at a rally in Arizona, speculated that LeBron James might get sex reassignment surgery. He suggested that the basketball player could "get the operation" to compete in women's sports. James identifies as male and has never publicly expressed a desire to transition. LoadingSomething is loading. During a rambling two-hour s...
2020 election, Arizona, Donald Trump, Katie Hobbs, Politics

Arizona secretary of state tells Trump to’accept’ his election loss and’move on’ ahead of Phoenix rally

In a CNN interview Friday, the Arizona secretary of state said Trump needs to "move on" from his election loss. Trump is slated to speak Saturday at a rally in Phoenix titled a "Rally to Protect Our Elections." Hobbs, a Democrat running for governor, said Trump's visit to the state was "dangerous." LoadingSomething is loading. Arizona Secretar...
Arizona, Donald Trump, Election 2020, Politics, Rudy Giuliani, UK Weekend

Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani could face criminal investigation in Arizona over their attempts to overturn election

Donald Trump and his allies could face a criminal investigation in Arizona. Arizona's Secretary of State asked the state Attorney General to investigate Trump allies for violating election laws. Arizona GOP Chair and Trump backer Kelli Ward told Maricopa officials "we need you to stop the counting" the votes. See more stories on Insider's business page. Donald Trump and key allies could be facing a criminal investigation in Arizona for launching a campaign to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election.Last week Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs wrote to the state's Attorney General Mark Brnovich to urge him to laun...
Arizona, coronavirus, Doug Ducey, masks, Politics, Public Schools, Vaccines

Arizona Gov. tells school districts they can’t force unvaccinated students to quarantine following COVID-19 exposure

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey targeted two school districts over quarantine policies for unvaccinated students. The Republican said requiring certain kids to quarantine if they've been exposed goes against state law. But lawyers for the districts argue the policies are based on state and federal public health guidelines. See more stories on Insider's business page. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey warned two school districts this week that requiring unvaccinated students to quarantine after exposure to COVID-19 is against state law.In a letter to two superintendents on Wednesday, Ducey said the districts' policy to mandate a 10-day quarantine ...
Arizona, arizona audit, election, Politics, Speed desk

Arizona election officials have only found 182 cases of potential fraud out of over 3 million votes

Election officials in Arizona have only found 182 cases of potential voter fraud out of more than 3 million ballots cast in the 2020 election, the Associated Press reported Friday. LoadingSomething is loading. The findings come amid a controversial "audit" being conducted in Maricopa County by a private firm, Cyber ​​Ninjas. Commis...
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Arizona’s top elections official is calling for a probe of Trump and his allies over’intense efforts to interfere’ with ballot counting

Records obtained by The Arizona Republic showed Trump allies contacting Arizona election officials. "We need you to stop the counting," Kelli Ward, Arizona GOP chair, told an official during ballot counting. Secretary of State Katie Hobbs is calling on Trump and his allies to be investigated over the reports. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
Arizona, Gun Control, Politics, second amendment sanctuary, Tucson

Tucson to shirk Arizona’s’Second Amendment sanctuary’ law in ongoing gun rights battle

Arizona and the city of Tucson could be headed to court over gun control in the state. GOP Gov. Doug Ducey signed a law declaring Arizona a "Second Amendment sanctuary" earlier this year. Tucson officials moved to uphold federal gun regulations in the city, despite the state law. See more stories on Insider's business page. Three months after the state of Arizona declared itself a Second Amendment sanctuary, officials in the liberal-leaning city of Tuscon say they plan to ignore the so-called declaration, signaling a possible legal battle in the ongoing fight for control over gun rights in the battleground state.In April, Republic...
2020 election, Arizona, Arizona recount, Donald Trump, Katie Hobbs, Maricopa County, News UK, Politics

Arizona’s Maricopa County says it is replacing all the voting machines that were inspected in the GOP ballot recount, citing concerns they were tampered with

The GOP-backed 2020 election audit in Maricopa County, Arizona, is still underway. Contractors have been recounting election ballots and examining voting machines. The county said it wouldn't use the equipment again, citing concerns they could have been tampered with. See more stories on Insider's business page. Maricopa County, Arizona, has said that it not use the voting equipment that were inspected as part of the state's GOP-led ballot recount, citing concerns they were tampered with."The voters of Maricopa County can rest assured, the County will never use equipment that could pose a risk to free and fair elections," the count...