Arizona Election Results

The Maricopa County Superior Court ruled that the Arizona Republican Party and its attorneys must pay the Arizona secretary of state $18,000 in attorney fees for a failed lawsuit challenging the 2020 presidential election results. The court determined the plaintiff’s legal position was “flat wrong” and that it refused to admit it sued the wrong party.

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College Basketball

A Maricopa County judge ruled the Arizona Board of Regents must give ESPN a copy of the Notice of Allegations from the NCAA relating to its investigation of the University of Arizona’s men’s basketball program, which was launched after one of its coaches pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bribery for taking money from “athlete advisors” in exchange for using his position to encourage players to retain the services of those advisors.

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Woman Charged in Capitol Melee Says Proud Boys Recruited Her

An Arizona woman charged in connection with the Jan. 6 onslaught of the U.S. Capitol bragged in a Snapchat video that she was recently recruited by a Kansas City chapter of the Proud Boys, a neofascist organization that describes itself as “Western chauvinists” and has long forbidden female members.

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Voter Registration

The Ninth Circuit ruled against a man who claimed Arizona failed to count his vote in the 2016 General Election. He, along with 2,000 others, applied to vote on Oct. 11, 2016 — one day after the deadline to register to vote. The deadline day was also Columbus Day, a state and federal holiday, during which certain voter registration methods were unavailable.

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