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AZ Gov. Candidate Kari Lake Sues to Ban Electronic Voting Machine Tabulators

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Two candidates in Arizona are looking to the future after the troubled 2020 election, with a lawsuit looking to ban the use of machines to count votes in the Grand Canyon State.

Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake filed the lawsuit seeking the ban, contending that the machines are too easily hacked making them vulnerable to criminals hoping to corrupt elections, according to the Arizona Daily Star.

Lake is joined in the lawsuit by Secretary of State hopeful Mark Finchem, also a Republican, who said that the machines and computer components based in other countries makes the machines unreliable and dangerous.

Andrew Parker, an attorney who filed the suit for the candidates, added that there is a fundamental problem with using these machines to count Arizona’s votes.

Parker noted that counting votes is the sole responsibility of the government, but by contracting with private companies to make the machines........

© Western Journalism

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