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AZ Republican Senate To Hand-Count 2.1 Million Maricopa Ballots

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Arizona Senate Republicans now say they intend to do a complete recount of 2.1 million ballots in the state’s most populous county to ensure that President Joe Biden’s November win was legitimate.

Senate President Karen Fann had been pushing for a “full forensic audit” of Maricopa County’s election results and announced the recount plan Thursday. Senate Republicans won a court order on February 26th granting the Senate access to the ballots and tabulation machines. But, she had never acknowledged until this week that she wanted a full recount, something state law doesn’t allow except in narrow circumstances.

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