An Arizona judge approved Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake‘s request to inspect randomly selected ballots from the November 2022 midterm election, giving her a small win in her efforts to challenge the results after a series of highly suspicious problems at voting and tabulation centers around the state.
Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Peter Thompson approved three of Lake‘s four demands for wanting to examine random ballots from the state’s most populous county, the Washington Times reported on Saturday, adding:
The approved request is in line with a 70-page lawsuit Lake filed against top state election officials, alleging there were thousands of illegal votes and “violations” within the election process that resulted in a victory for her Democratic opponent, Katie Hobbs.
“Our lawsuit isn’t based on conspiracy or wild speculation,” Lake‘s campaign tweeted. “We have laid out a very clear theory about statutory violations and a broken chain of custody. These ballots deserve close scrutiny and we’re delighted we have been granted it.”
The ruling allows a representative of Lake‘s team’s choice to inspect 50 random ballots cast on Election Day from six polling stations in the county.
Tom Renz is calling for an investigation:
“Election liars are working really hard right now” –
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