PoliticsJudge dismisses lawsuit over Arizona Republican candidate's election results

    Judge dismisses lawsuit over Arizona Republican candidate’s election results

    Judge dismisses lawsuit over Arizona Republican candidate's election results

    Abraham Hamadeh, a Republican candidate for Arizona attorney general, filed a lawsuit in Maricopa County Superior Court challenging the state’s election results, but a state judge dismissed it on the grounds that the case was filed prematurely.

    Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Randall Warner dismissed the lawsuit. filed by the Republican candidate for Arizona attorney general, who challenged the results of the race, arguing that the election was “afflicted with certain errors and inaccuracies” which caused him to lose.

    Judge Warner ruled that parties cannot file a lawsuit until the state certifies the election results. Under these statutes there can be no electoral contest until after the canvass and declaration of results because, until then, no one is ‘declared elected,’” Warner wrote in his ruling.

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    “It is indisputable that the scrutiny and the declaration of results for the November 2022 elections have not taken place,” he added.

    The state must certify the results of its elections before December 5, although eThis process in Arizona is threatened for a rural Republican county that refuses to certify its votes.

    In recent days it was reported that two Republican supervisors in Cochise County voted to delay the election results four days after the state-mandated deadline to certify the results.

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    The refusal to certify the results will delay the race for the position of attorney general, which will be recounted once the state canvass is complete. Although that process will begin until Cochise County submits its vote count.

    Republican Hamadeh must wait until the state certification is official before he can challenge the election results, After the ruling, he indicated that he would file the lawsuit again.

    The candidate for governor, Kari Lake, also filed a lawsuit over the results of the elections won by Democrat Katie Hobbs, who was already received by the outgoing governor of the state.

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    The candidate Hamadeh also explained that His lawsuit does not seek to sow doubts about the electionsbut the document he submitted alleges errors and inconsistencies in the way the state conducted its midterm elections.

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    Source: La Opinion

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