Maricopa County Risks State Funding Over Election Audit Subpoena

Aug. 26, 2021, 9:28 PM

Maricopa County officials must turn over materials subpoenaed by the Arizona Senate for a GOP-led audit of the 2020 election or lose state funding, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said Thursday.

The ultimatum comes after Arizona state Sen. Sonny Borrelli (R) requested that Brnovich (R) investigate whether the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors broke state law by refusing to comply with a subpoena to provide routers used during the election and other materials. The county is violating state law and has until Sept. 27 to resolve it, Brnovich said in a report.

Arizona law allows a lawmaker to ask ...

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