AZ governor candidate Kari Lake asks court to name her election winner


Former gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake filed a lawsuit Friday asking the courts to set aside her electoral loss to Democrat Katie Hobbs and declare her the winner instead.

If a judge doesn’t declare her the winner, Lake wants an injunction requiring Maricopa County to redo the gubernatorial election.

Lake, a former TV news host and first-time candidate for office, has indicated for weeks that she would face a legal challenge over the election, losing 0.7 percentage points — or about 17,000 votes — to Hobbs, who won the election. Secretary of Arizona. of state.

That filing came Friday, within a five-day window of certification of the election results enshrined in Arizona law, and the same day several defeated Republican candidates filed their own challenges.

The Valley Voice
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Christopher Brito is a social media producer and trending writer for The Valley Voice, with a focus on sports and stories related to race and culture.


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