Rep. Ugenti-Rita Blasts Arizona Secretary Of State Over New Election Procedures

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Monday, August 19, 2019 - 11:21am
Updated: Monday, August 19, 2019 - 2:16pm

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Rep. Michelle Ugenti-Rita
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Michelle Ugenti-Rita

A Scottsdale lawmaker claims the Arizona Secretary of State's Office is overreaching its authority to resolve a lawsuit over early ballots.

State Rep. Michelle Ugenti-Rita said Katie Hobbs’ office has created new election policy without legislative approval.

Ugenti-Rita stated that Hobbs’ office went too far to fix a problem aimed at providing Navajo voters the ability the fix mailed-in ballots that were returned in error.

Ben Giles of the Arizona Capitol Times joined The Show to help make sense of this battle.

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