Late this afternoon, the Attorney General's Office asked Maricopa County Superior Court to issue an injunction preventing Fontes from mailing the ballots.
“The Maricopa County Recorder cannot unilaterally rewrite state election laws,” said Attorney General Mark Brnovich. “Fontes is creating chaos in our elections during an already difficult time. In times of crisis, the public looks to our elected officials to follow the law -- not make reactionary decisions for political gain.”
Here is the proposed Temporary Restraining Order:#BREAKING @RecorderFontes is mailing ballots to all remaining Democrats not on the Permanent Early Voting List.— The AZ - abc15 - Data Guru (@Garrett_Archer) March 13, 2020
Says there is a lack of cleaning supplies available to meet the needs of all Maricopa county polling places. pic.twitter.com/Ptm8vXLDPx
Case number: CV2020-003477
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