Posts misrepresent Arizona official’s ballot comments

Claim: Maricopa County Oversight Board Chairman Bill Gates admitted in an interview with CNN that the tens of thousands of early ballots that were dumped on Election Day were mishandled, saying, “Where did these come from?” I don’t know,’ he said. AP Rating: Wrong. Interview clips circulating on social media do not show Gates admitting […]

Kari Lake Sues Maricopa County in Last-Ditch Effort to Overturn Arizona Gubernatorial Defeat

defeated the Republican gubernatorial candidate on Friday Kali Lake Maricopa County filed a lawsuit in the Arizona Superior Court challenging the accreditation of her 2022 election results, alleging it caused the “debacle” that led to her election loss. “If the process was illegal, so are the consequences. Stay tuned everyone,” Lake shared with nearly a […]

Mitchell declares victory in the Maricopa County Attorney’s race; Gunnigle concedes

Leer en español Incumbent Maricopa County Attorney Rachel Mitchell declared victory Monday morning over challenger Julie Gannigle in the midterm elections. Her lead was up to 83,000 after the last big vote was tallied on Monday night. About 14,500 votes remain. Mitchell murmured He thanked his supporters and community and said he was “extremely honored” […]

Arizona county didn’t accept 18K ballots after 2020 election day

Billing: Document Outdated November 4, 2020 shows election officials in Maricopa County, Arizona fraudulently accepted 18,000 votes after Election Day 2020. AP Rating: Wrong. Forms Used by Maricopa County Election Officials It is misrepresented as evidence that ballots were received after Election Day. This form is actually a receipt confirming that an early ballot in […]

Black ballot bags a normal part of Arizona county’s vote count

Claim: Image shows black bags full of ballots being placed at a tallying center in Maricopa County, Arizona, to manipulate vote counts. AP Rating: Wrong. These black bags are used to carry ballots that have been tallied, but the images do not show they have been used fraudulently. Make sure the vote totals accurately reflect […]

Maricopa County students encouraged to apply for scholarship by May 1

PHOENIX — As part of the community-focused mission of Phoenix IDA and Phoenix Community Development & Investment Corporation, these organizations jointly fund the Verma and Ed Pastor Scholarship. Established in 2018 as the PCDIC Scholarship Fund, the scholarship was renamed to honor the late Ed Pastor and his wife, Velma, who were the first Mexican-Americans […]

National Adoption Day gives 110 Maricopa County kids new homes

At the attorney’s table in a small West Phoenix courtroom Saturday afternoon, 6-year-old Isaiah waited patiently to take on her new last name. Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Pamela Svoboda cheered, “Congratulations. I declare you family.” To Isaiah’s right, Tanasha Robertson, 42, wiped away tears as she and wife Lyanna Jones, 35, became Isaiah’s parents […]

Ducey lawyer drops bid to be top Maricopa County prosecutor

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s house counsel has withdrawn his bid for the Republican nomination as Maricopa County’s chief prosecutor. Anni Foster announced her decision ending her campaign on social media on Monday nightHer decision comes days after the Republican-dominated Maricopa County Oversight Board unanimously selected Rachel Mitchell as interim county attorney. Foster, […]

Maricopa County Parks brings back its ‘BOGO’ promotion

PHOENIX, Arizona — If you’re looking to get out of town and enjoy the outdoors this fall, check out Maricopa County Parks’ Buy 1, Get 1 Camp promotion. Contract starts October 1st! “As the prices of goods and services continue to rise, our institutions agree that it is more important than ever to continue. Buy […]