Arizona Senate Republicans are now telling Maricopa County elections officials to hold the transfer of elections materials for an independent audit, sowing confusion after a judge ruled their subpoenas seeking access to ballots and machines were enforceable.
Following a monthslong legal fight over access to the November election results, Maricopa County Elections Department posted to Twitter on Tuesday a photo of dozens of boxes that appeared ready for transport.
“To comply with the Senate’s subpoena, we’re readying all 2.1 million ballots to transfer to the Senate’s custody. This includes documenting manifest logs, chain of custody reports and tamper evident seals,” the department said in a thread. “Each box