What the legal and political fallout could be from Cochise County not certifying election results
Published: Tuesday, November 29, 2022 - 11:25am
Updated: Wednesday, November 30, 2022 - 11:36am
Nov. 28 was the legal deadline for all 15 of Arizona’s counties to certify the results of the November elections. Normally, it’s a rather uneventful part of the elections process, but not this year.
Republican officials in rural Cochise County voted to delay certifying the results of the midterm elections — and they were met with a swift response from Secretary of State — and now Gov.-elect — Katie Hobbs, whose office asked a judge to order the Cochise County officials to do their legal duty and certify the results.
To explain all of the legal maneuverings to come, The Show spoke with Jen Fifield, a reporter with Votebeat.
And to learn what this means politically, The Show spoke with KJZZ’s political editor, Ben Giles.