Voting machine issues in Arizona’s Maricopa County trigger unfounded fraud claims

comment on this story comment PHOENIX — A problem with vote-counting machines at several polling places in Maricopa County, home to more than 60 percent of Arizona’s voters, has become the source of prominent right-wing voices denying the legitimacy of the 2020 election, prompting Tuesday’s Claimed without proof that the vote was legitimate. It’s also […]

False claim that Arizona ballot machine error was cheating

Claim: Arizona voting machine glitch shows ‘they’re cheating again’ After the 2020 presidential election, some conservatives and supporters of former President Donald Trump spread unsubstantiated claims that Maricopa County, the most populous county in Arizona, was rife with election fraud. I was. Allegations of voter fraud in the county resurfaced after in-person voting began on […]

Voting Machine Problems in Arizona Fuel Right-Wing Fraud Claims

“We switched from Republican areas to voting to the center of liberal Phoenix. There was nothing wrong with their machine today.” She said, “This is incompetent — I hope it’s not malicious — but we’re going to fix it.” Michael J. Lindell, founder of MyPillow, one of the leading voices against machines, said on Tuesday […]

SB 1471 would create a man vs. machine test for Maricopa County vote tabulators

Drake Presto/Cronkite News Elections workers process ballots using a ballot counting machine at the Maricopa County Counting and Election Center on November 10, 2022. Republicans in the State Capitol have many ideas that could dramatically change the Arizona election. From banning all unmonitored ballot drop boxes to banning mail-in ballots altogether. Most of these ideas, […]