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Former Arizona AG Hid Report Debunking Election Fraud Claims

A year after the 2020 election, when he was running for the Republican nomination for the Senate, Arizona AG Marc Brnovich started an investigation of possible election fraud in Maricopa County in the 2020 election. It consumed 10,000 hours of his staff's time. In March 2022, the investigators issued a report saying there was no fraud and the election was completely honest. Instead of publishing the report, which would have doomed his Senate bid, he issued an interim report falsely claiming there were serious irregularities. It didn't help. He lost the primary anyway.

Then, in September 2022, the investigators wrote a summary that refuted all the arguments about election fraud. Brnovich quietly killed the summary. Bill Barr couldn't have done it better. Brnovich left office in January 2023.

Brnovich's successor, Kris Mayes (D) released this information and announced that the investigation was now closed. When Brnovich was asked by reporters yesterday about this, he declined to answer. Mayes also said that she was reorienting the office, turning it away from investigating imaginary claims of election fraud and toward protecting the right to vote and preventing threats against election workers. (V)

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