The following article, Maricopa County No Longer Complying with Audit-Related Subpoenas, was first published on Flag And Cross.
Things are getting downright testy in Arizona this week, as a long-controversial electoral audit continues to spiral into chaos.
The audit itself is taking stock of the results from the state’s most populous county, Maricopa County, and is being conducted by a private firm who seems to align themselves with the “Stop The Steal” movement. Those who’ve witnessed the action up front tell varying tales of the results, with many wondering if a declaration of trouble by these audits could kick the figurative hornet’s nest of far-right extremists.
Now, with a conclusion nearly imminent in Arizona, Maricopa County has begun to actively drag their feet.
The Republican chairman of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors on Monday rejected a new subpoena from Arizona state Senate Republicans, calling their partisan ballot review an “adventure in never-never land.”
“It is now August of 2021. The election of November 2020 is over,” Jack Sellers, who leads the board that oversees elections in the county, wrote in a scathing letter. “If you haven’t figured out that the election in Maricopa County was free, fair, and accurate yet, I’m not sure you ever will.”
He added: “The reason you haven’t finished your ‘audit’ is because you hired people who have no experience and little understanding of how professional elections are run.”
The mainstream media has already concluded that there would be no value to the results of the audit, and have largely ignored the twists and turns of the tale.
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