Legal Battle Emerges as Arizona Senate Vote Count Drags On

Posted on November 8, 2018 10:45 am

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Republican groups in Arizona have filed suit against several of the state’s county recorders and the secretary of state arguing that different standards are being applied to the counting of some mail-in ballots that were dropped off at polling locations.

According to the Arizona Republic, the suit was filed late Wednesday at a point when GOP candidate Martha McSally had a lead of about 17,00 votes against Democratic candidate Kyrsten Sinema. At the same time, there were varying estimates of about 650,000 votes yet to be counted statewide.

The two congresswomen are running to fill the seat vacated by the