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Tag: 2022 Midterm

Court of Appeals Agrees to Expedite Kari Lake’s 2022 Election Case

In a brief order, issued on Jan. 9 and made public the next day, the court ordered a reset of “the matter for conference on February 1, 2023,” and agreed with Lake’s arguments that her challenge should be handled as a “special action petition.” The court date was reportedly scheduled for March.

Oops, We Botched Ranked-Choice Voting

Nearly two months after November’s election, Alameda County, Calif., has announced that it systematically counted the ballots wrong. Oops. The error didn’t affect the outcome in most races, but it flipped a seat on the Oakland School Board, and now the question is what to do about the certified winner who actually lost and the third-place finisher who won.

Kari Lake Appeals Judge’s Ruling on Arizona Election Lawsuit

Arizona Superior Court Judge Peter Thompson first ruled against Lake’s election case on Dec. 24, confirming the election of Katie Hobbs as Arizona governor-elect. He ordered Hobbs’s side to file a statement of costs and motion for sanctions before Dec. 26.

‘A Great Step Forward’ for Election Integrity: Jenna Ellis on Kari Lake’s Election Lawsuit Hearing

On Dec. 13, a hearing over Arizona gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake’s election lawsuit took place before a Maricopa County Superior Court judge. The filing is asking the judge to declare Lake the winner over governor-elect Katie Hobbs, or at least order a recount in Maricopa County where Lake claims voters were disenfranchised. A two-day trial has been agreed upon.