By Jerod MacDonald-Evoy | Arizona Mirror
A group that has organized rallies across the country to support “political prisoners” of the January 6 insurrection will be holding a series of town halls across Arizona to discuss the so-called “audit” of the 2020 election, featuring former Secretary of State Ken Bennett, the state Senate’s liaison for its controversial review of the vote in Maricopa County.
The events, titled “What Happened at the Audit: A Town Hall Series with Ken Bennett,” are aimed at “giving the public a chance to directly question one of the central figures in the Arizona Audit,” according to a press announcement from the organization.
The events will take place in Tucson, Scottsdale, Prescott and Lake Havasu City this month and are on a RSVP basis for in-person attendance, although the organizers state there will be a livestream of the events as well.
Look Ahead America is run by Matt Braynard, who briefly worked on the data team for Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign . The group has come under scrutiny for organizing the J6 rallies and for claiming donations as tax deductible while losing its tax deductible status.
Arizona’s rally last month was one of several held across the country, and came a week after a rally Braynard planned in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 18 largely fizzled.
Bennett is the state chairman for Look Ahead America, while Julie Fisher, his deputy liaison, is the group’s state operations coordinator. Fisher also worked for the Trump campaign in Arizona in 2020.
Bennett previously told the Arizona Mirror that he is on a “leave of absence” from the organization to focus on the election review when asked if he was involved with planning or organizing the January 6 “political prisoners” events.