Arizona 2020 Election Review: Risks for Republicans and Democracy

Experts call it a circus. Polls say it will hurt the G.O.P. in 2022. But Republicans are on board in Arizona and elsewhere, despite warnings of lasting damage to the political system.

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Katie Hobbs, Arizona Secretary of State, Announces Bid for Governor

Ms. Hobbs, a Democrat who gained prominence for defending the state’s election system, has condemned a Republican recount currently underway, calling it a threat to democracy.

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Long After Trump’s Loss, a Push to Inspect Ballots Persists

Efforts to review 2020 ballots in Georgia and Arizona reflect the staying power of Donald Trump’s falsehoods, and Democrats fear that the findings could be twisted by Republicans.

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Voting Machines in Arizona Recount Should Be Replaced, Election Official Says

The Democratic secretary of state said she had “grave concerns regarding the security and integrity” of the machines that were examined to appease ardent backers of Donald J. Trump.

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Arizona Senators Retract Claims of Deleted 2020 Presidential Election Files

The 70-minute meeting on the audit convened by Republican senators raised only minor questions about the November election.

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‘We Can’t Indulge These Insane Lies’: Arizona G.O.P. Split on Vote Audit

Top local Republicans are hitting back at Donald J. Trump and fellow party members in the State Senate over a review of Arizona ballots.

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Half a Year After Trump’s Defeat, Arizona Republicans Are Recounting the Vote

An audit of the vote in Arizona’s most populous county was meant to mollify angry Trump voters. But it is being criticized as a partisan exercise more than a fact-finding one.

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Ex-Arizona Official Gets More Than 6 Years in Prison in Adoption Fraud Scheme

Paul D. Petersen, who served as Maricopa County’s assessor, arranged for women from the Marshall Islands to fly to the United States to give birth, prosecutors said.

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Happy Thanksgiving to All Those Who Told the Truth in This Election

Civil servants, elected officials and judges did their jobs and protected democracy.

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Trump Campaign Lawyers Step Up but Are Swiftly Knocked Down

The race to file lawsuits challenging the election results has forced lawyers into mistakes and uncomfortable court appearances.

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This Election, Latinos Sent a Warning Sign to Democrats

In the past, Latinos have reliably voted Democratic in the Rio Grande Valley and Miami-Dade County. So what happened this year?

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Trump Is Not Doing Well With His Election Lawsuits. Here’s a Rundown.

The president has suffered a string of defeats in pursuing legal action seeking to delay certification of his loss to President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr.

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Why Arizona’s Conservative Maricopa County Could Flip for Joe Biden

Maricopa County spawned the careers of Republican hard-liners like Joe Arpaio. Now the children of immigrants targeted in the state’s nativist crackdown are challenging G.O.P. dominance.

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Why Arizona’s Storied Conservative Stronghold Could Flip for Biden

Maricopa County spawned the careers of Republican hard-liners like Joe Arpaio. Now the children of immigrants targeted in the state’s nativist crackdown are challenging G.O.P. dominance.

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The 10 Bellwether Counties That Show How Trump Is in Serious Trouble

Each one is in a battleground state. Votes from people there will matter a lot — and offer Joe Biden several paths to victory.

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In Year of Voting by Mail, a Scramble to Beef Up In-Person Voting, Too

Communities are running short on time to hire poll workers and reconfigure in-person voting to make it safe during a pandemic.

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Lights Dim and Worries Mount as a Heat Wave Roasts California

Overwhelmed by demand, California’s power grid imposed rotating blackouts, while the coronavirus crisis created a dilemma for those who were unable to stay cool at home.

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How Joe Arpaio’s Fate in Arizona Could Be a Window Into Trump’s

The polarizing former sheriff of Maricopa County, a stylistic doppelgänger to President Trump, is running for his old office in a state where approval of both men has slid.

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Man Fatally Poisons Himself While Self-Medicating for Coronavirus, Doctor Says

An Arizona man and his wife ingested a fish tank cleaning additive made with the same active ingredient as chloroquine phosphate, which President Trump has referred to as a “game changer.”

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