RNC, Arizona AG candidate file lawsuit alleging election mismanagement by officials


Republicans in Arizona have filed a lawsuit alleging incompetence from election officials illicitly influenced the midterms.

Arizona Republican nominee for attorney general Abraham Hamadeh, together with the RNC, filed suit against many election officials Tuesday.

The lawsuit names Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs alongside the recorders and boards of supervisors for all counties in the state.

The Republicans stated they are not alleging "fraud, manipulation or other intentional wrongdoing," and added that the alleged mismanagement did not directly affect the outcome of the election.

"The voters of Arizona demand answers and deserve transparency about the gross incompetence and mismanagement of the General Election by certain election officials," Hamadeh said. "Pervasive errors by our election officials resulted in the disenfranchisement of countless Arizonans who had their voices silenced."

The Arizona attorney general race is set for recount after Hamadeh's Democratic opponent, Kris Mayes came out just 510 votes ahead.

Maricopa County, Arizona, Supervisor Bill Gates apologized after roughly 20% of their polling sites had problems with tabulation machines reading ballots just hours after Election Day polls opened.

The county had explained that some machines had problems with their printers and were not producing dark enough ink on ballots.... (Read more)

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