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Arizona Audit ‘Totals’ Election Equipment: Ballots & Boundaries

July 20, 2021, 4:32 PM

The taxpayer tab to replace voting equipment in Arizona’s biggest county is roughly $2.9 million.

Equipment that Maricopa County used in the 2020 election will be decommissioned over concerns it could have been compromised by Cyber Ninjas, a company new to election audits. “Imagine leasing a car and then loaning it to someone who totals it,” Maricopa County Board of Supervisors Chairman Jack Sellers (R) said in a statement.

The board voted to add hundreds of new precinct tabulators and other equipment to its contract with Dominion Voting Systems. The state Senate’s audit contractors, who took possession of the machines ...

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