Court to unveil recount results in 3 close Arizona races
A court is scheduled on Thursday to unveil the winners of the Arizona attorney general’s race and two other elections that were so close they triggered mandatory recounts. In one of the tightest elections in state history, Democrat Kris Mayes was ahead of Republican Abraham Hamadeh by 511 votes out of 2.5 million before the recount began in the attorney general’s race. Judge Timothy Thomason also will announce recount results in races for state superintendent of public instruction and a state legislative seat in the Phoenix suburbs.news.yahoo.com
Arizona county board delays certifying election results
The board overseeing a southeastern Arizona county whose Republican leaders had hoped to recount all Election Day ballots on Friday delayed certifying the results of last week's vote after hearing from a trio of conspiracy theorists who alleged that counting machines were not certified. The three men, or some combination of them, have filed at least four cases raising similar claims before the Arizona Supreme Court since 2021 seeking to have the state's 2020 election results thrown out.news.yahoo.com
Phoenix OKs payout after police point guns over stolen doll
The claim, a precursor to a lawsuit, alleged excessive force by police and a violation of the family's civil rights. The police encounter with Ames and Harper in May 2019 got widespread attention when bystander video spread online. Ames and Harper, who was five months pregnant, didn't know about the doll and had already driven away. He's pulled off the ground and pressed against a police car before the officer kicks one of his legs open. Harper says that after getting out of the car, an officer tried to grab one of her daughters to take Harper into custody.