AZ Supreme Court tosses Scottsdale attorney election challenge

By Greg Hahne
Howard Fischer/Capitol Media Services
Published: Friday, August 25, 2023 - 2:38pm

The Arizona Supreme Court has thrown out a bid to void the results of the entire 2022 election.

The justices said the appeal from a Scottsdale attorney was flawed in multiple ways.  

In a brief order Thursday, the majority of the justices noted that lawyer Ryan Heath had cited evidence already introduced by Kari Lake in another case this year.

Heath, who represented Cochise County Supervisor Tim Crosby, was asking the Supreme Court to order Maricopa County to redo its early ballot signature verification process. 

But in May, the same court ruled there was clear evidence Maricopa County complied with election law.

They added only those involved in the original case could appeal it. 

There was no immediate response if Heath would attempt to bring the case in a trial court.

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