Judges question Arizona counties’ authority to do full hand counts of ballots

Bob Christie Capitol Media Service Allowing Arizona counties to manually tally most or all early ballots would be a “confusing recipe” in the election, lawyers said Tuesday to a committee of the Arizona Court of Appeals. said in Despite a draft decision written by one of the Cochise County judges, the three judges who heard […]

Court to hear arguments on full hand counts in Cochise County

At least one appeals court judge appears poised to allow full manual counting of early votes in Cochise County. However, those who voted at the polling place were not included. And if the draft opinion is valid after the three-judge panel of the Court of Appeal hears the arguments on Tuesday, it says that without […]

Arizona counties won’t get state approval for hand counts | Arizona

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Hobbs nixes allowing full hand counts of elections

Howard Fisher Capitol Media Services Democratic Gov. Katie Hobbs on Friday vetoed such proposals, as well as other issues related to public access to teacher training materials and restrictions on state contracts and investment strategies. He has vetoed 119 bills passed by the Republican-controlled Congress this year. Hereford Republican Rep. Gail Griffin had proposed allowing […]

Legislature approves hand counts in Arizona elections

Kaitlyn Seavers (Arizona Mirror) The Arizona House of Representatives on Monday passed a pro-Republican bill that would allow manual counting of ballots, but it will almost certainly be vetoed by Democratic Governor Katie Hobbs. The House voted 31 to 29, along partisan lines. House Bill 2722This will allow all counties in the state to use […]

Legislature approves hand counts in Arizona elections • Arizona Mirror

The Arizona House of Representatives passed a Republican-backed bill on Monday that is almost certain to be vetoed by Democratic Governor Katie Hobbs. The House voted 31 to 29, along partisan lines. House Bill 2722This will allow all counties in the state to use manual ballot counting instead of electronic counting in elections. The Senate […]