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Many Americans have questions about the situation in Arizona where rising MAGA star Kari Lake has yet to hear the results.
It’s been widely reported that voting machines were “malfunctioning” in Arizona on Election Day, which means they were rejecting ballots and not accurately counting them.
Maricopa County Recorder Stephen Richer confirmed that around 20% of the electronic vote tabulation machines in the state’s most populous county were malfunctioning.
Lake is taking on Democrat and current state Secretary of State Katie Hobbs for governor.
Fox News host Tucker Carlson said Maricopa County, Arizona has a budget for the election of $4.5 billion dollars.
“One poll worker reported that 25 percent of ballots were being rejected,” Carlson said. “Now you would call that third-world, but actually it’s beneath third-world. Most third-world countries have serious elections. They require voter ID. They don’t wait days for election results in Ghana.”
“I consider someone’s vote their voice,” Lake said. “I think of it as a sacred vote. And it’s being trampled the way we run our elections in Arizona.”
‘I have been sounding the alarm for two years. Nothing got done,” she continued. “Very little got done last legislative session. And we need to get in there and restore faith in our elections.”
Technicians were called in to fix these “hiccups.” Lake’s lawsuit alleges the problem is much bigger than 20% of voting machines.
Making matters worse, the problems with voting machines created long lines and excessive delays. Numerous people are confirmed that they were either unable to vote or were induced they by poll workers to discard their ballots.
On the evening of Election Day, Kari Lake’s campaign released a public statement announcing that they have filed a lawsuit against the county.
“We sued Maricopa County,” Harmeet Dhillon tweeted, who leads legal efforts for Lake’s campaign. They also attached a link to the lawsuit for everyone to see.
— Harmeet K. Dhillon (@pnjaban) November 8, 2022
Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia instantly triggered liberals with a 3-word response to the midterm election: “slowly stolen election.”
Following Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter, Rep. Greene asked, “Are we allowed to say ‘slowly stolen election’ on Twitter now?”
Social media platforms like Twitter, Youtube, and Facebook have disallowed Americans to question election results in 2020.
The same social platforms hypocritically allowed Hillary Clinton and leftists to question the 2016 election results.
Musk bought Twitter and vowed to restore free speech to the platform.
Are we allowed to say “slowly stolen election” on Twitter now?
— Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene🇺🇸 (@RepMTG) November 14, 2022
President Donald Trump also took note of the problem by saying, “Here we go again? The people will not stand for it!!”
Trump said the voting machines “are not properly working in predominately Republican/Conservative areas.”
Lake’s lawsuit alleges that “at least 36% of all voting centers across Maricopa County have been afflicted with pervasive and systemic malfunctions of ballot tabulation devices and printers, which has burdened voters with excessive delays and long lines.”
“Numerous individuals presenting to vote at some or all of these locations were unlawfully induced by poll workers to discard their ballots or otherwise forfeit their opportunity to cast a legally sufficient vote,” the lawsuit continued.
Lake’s lawsuit is seeking a temporary restraining order to accomplish the following 4 goals:
1. Extend voting hours in Maricopa County until 10:00 p.m. on November 8
2. Suspend the public release of any tabulated early ballot returns in Maricopa County until 11:00 p.m. on November 8
3. Instruct the inspector at every polling location that voters who choose to spoil their ballot and leave the voting center without casting a ballot must be “checked out” in the electronic pollbook
4. Instruct the inspector at every polling location that voters whom the e-pollbook have recorded as having previously voted in this election must be permitted to complete and cast a provisional ballot