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Former Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell Declines To Help With 2020 Ballot Recount

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 12:17pm
Updated: Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 8:56am

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Helen Purcell in 2016.

Arizona Senate President Karen Fann has broached the idea of using 100 volunteers for the hand recount of Maricopa County ballots. She also reached out to Helen Purcell, who was the county recorder for 28 years.

Purcell was invited to lead the process, but she turned down that opportunity.

The Show spoke with Purcell about why she declined the invitation to participate.

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