Opinion: Maricopa County Board of Supervisors Chairman Jack Sellers says Senate President Karen Fann ‘clings to a fiction’ about the 2020 election.
By EJ Montini | Arizona Republic
The investigative news website Documented.net has released a three-hour tape of what it described as a “private, invite-only meeting organized by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC)” earlier this month.
During the meeting, Republican Arizona Senate President Karen Fann – the person behind the wildly expensive, grossly incompetent and comically partisan Arizona election audit – makes a damning accusation against the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors.
Almost from the start, Fann and the board, controlled by Republicans, were at odds.
Primarily because the supervisors refused to go along with the baseless claims of election fraud, or to play ball with Fann and the associates of President Donald Trump who were trying to overturn an election the supervisors knew to be conducted fairly and checked competently for accuracy.
Vote counts matched ‘100%,’ recorder said
Maricopa County Recorder Stephen Richer, also a Republican, tried many times, in public and in print, to describe exactly how and why the election results in the county had been counted and checked and re-checked and verified, but was never able to give the conspiracy believers the answers they wanted to hear.
For example, Richer wrote: