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2020 election falsehoods thrive amid Arizona ballot review

Tampa Bay Times 21 Jun 2021
Republicans in Arizona are still pushing the myth that President Joe Biden stole the 2020 election — a falsehood that ultimately culminated in the Jan ... Jennifer Morrell, a former local election official and national expert on post-election audits, was tapped by the Arizona secretary of state to observe the ballot inspection.

Dems Botched Voting Rights; They Need a New Bill

Black Hills Pioneer 21 Jun 2021
Big Lie Republicans -- who supposedly believe that Joe Biden collaborated with Republicans like Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensberger and Mike Pence steal the presidency from Trump -- are campaigning to win offices that will give them power in the process next time.

D.C. Statehood Is the Democrats’ Only Option

New York Magazine 21 Jun 2021
D.C.-statehood activists outside the Capitol Building on March 22. Photo. MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images ... In Georgia, the party has stripped the secretary of state’s office of jurisdiction over elections, and in Arizona, it is trying to shift election authority from the Democratic secretary of state to the Republican attorney general ... It isn’t ... Email.

'We are running out of time': Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs urges Senate to ...

Business Insider 20 Jun 2021
Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs ... Franklin, Pool Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs last week urged the Senate to pass voting-rights legislation ... Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs last week urged the US Senate to pass the sweeping voting-rights legislation known at ...

Arizona-Style Election Audit Needed in Nevada: GOP Chairman

The Epoch Times 20 Jun 2021
Democrats, including Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, have frequently decried the process, describing it as partisan and unprofessional—which Republicans have denied.

In Brief: June 20, 2021

West Hawaii Today 20 Jun 2021
“That Ebrahim Raisi has risen to the presidency instead of being investigated for the crimes against humanity of murder, enforced disappearance and torture is a grim reminder that impunity reigns supreme in Iran,” Amnesty International’s Secretary-General Agnes Callamard said.

How Republican States Are Expanding Their Power Over Elections

Yahoo Daily News 19 Jun 2021
Republicans in Arizona have introduced a bill that would largely strip Katie Hobbs, the Democratic secretary of state, of her authority over election lawsuits, and then expire when she leaves office ... Republican candidates with similar views are running for secretary of state in Nevada, Arizona and Michigan.

The administrators of U.S. democracy are under attack

Democratic Underground 19 Jun 2021
Link to tweet. Tweet text.. Greg Sargent. @ThePlumLineGS ... GOP attacks on election officials everywhere ... Opinion ... In May, Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs tweeted, “Earlier today a man called my office saying I deserve to die and wanting to know ‘what she is wearing so she’ll be easy to get.’ It was one of at least three such threats today ... *snip*. .

Trump-loving news network sets off alarm bells with Soviet-style reporting from Arizona election audit

Raw Story 18 Jun 2021
Bobb is reportedly in contact with Trump about the operation, which Arizona's secretary of state says has been riddled with irregularities, and the OAN correspondent's role there is puzzling to other journalists ... said Chris Kline, president of the Arizona Broadcasters Association.

‘Democracy is under siege’: Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs

The Washington Post 18 Jun 2021
Arizona's top elections official presses the Senate to pass the For the People Act, even if it requires fellow Democrat Kyrsten Sinema to change her position on the filibuster ... .

Maricopa County Audit Report Expected in August

The Epoch Times 18 Jun 2021
... is taking place, by July 1—but there will be a few weeks worth of additional work after that, Ken Bennett, a former Arizona Republican secretary of state, told The Epoch Times.

Michigan lawmakers make pilgrimage to Arizona for voter suppression tips

People's World 18 Jun 2021
With Michigan GOP lawmakers in Arizona, most notably Kristina Karamo, who is running for Secretary of State and gained attention for being a poll challenger in Detroit, one can expect the same push for recounts and claims of “voter fraud” to resurface in the future elections.

How 2 Arizona Democrats Illustrate the Party’s Voting Rights Divide

New York Times 18 Jun 2021
Katie Hobbs, the Arizona secretary of state, saw her star rise as she fought Republicans’ election falsehoods. Senator Kyrsten Sinema, by contrast, insists on a bipartisan approach to voting rights ... .

Arizona voting data moved to remote 'lab' in Montana

Alternet 17 Jun 2021
At the time, the publication detailed highlights from an email written by Sophia Solis, the deputy communications director for the Arizona Secretary of State Karen Hobbs (D) ... possession of the copies," the Equipment Concerns section read on the Arizona Secretary of State website.

Arizona vote 'audit' data taken to mysterious 'lab' deep in the woods of Montana: CNN

Raw Story 17 Jun 2021
"Is Arizona voting data inside that cabin? We just don't know -- but it could be!". Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs told CNN that she's incredulous over the strange direction the Trump-backed "audit" has taken ... Arizona vote 'audit' data taken ...