Tuesday, January 26, 2021
BREAKING: Maricopa County Supervisors To Vote On Independent Audit Of Dominion Election Equipment
The Maricopa Board of Supervisors will discuss and vote tomorrow on a proposal to conduct an independent audit of Dominion election hardware and software used in November's election. It appears that this is unlikely to be part of an agreement with Republican lawmakers who have subpoenaed far more information from the County to conduct their own audit.
The five-member Board - dominated by four Republicans - will consider a measure authorizing the Elections Department "to take the necessary steps to conduct an audit or audits of the Dominion Voting Systems equipment and software." It further would authorize finding auditors certified by the U.S. Election Assistance Commission.
Board Chair Jack Sellers says this vote is "to err on the side of transparency", and is "not about" the voters who will never be satisfied by any assurances that the election was fairly decided.
The County and State Senate President Karen Fann have been locked in a court battle since the lawmakers served subpoenas on the County last month for all of the hardware, software and many of the ballots and envelopes from the election. Joe Biden defeated Donald Trump in Maricopa County, and it has been the subject of much litigation since.
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