Opinion: Arizona’s farce of an election audit gets underway this morning and already it’s clear that these people don’t know what they are doing.
The already infamous Arizona Senate audit kicks off today, as Maricopa County’s 2.1 million ballots and its voting machines now are in the eager hands of Trump ninjas.
Who promptly began their audit of our ballots armed with blue pens (a big no-no, as any Arizona election expert would know.)
During a press conference on Thursday, reporters weren’t allowed to ask the head auditor, Cyber Ninjas CEO Doug Logan, about his previous tweets promoting the Stop the Steal movement.
That, apparently, is irrelevant.
“We’re not here to audit Mr. Logan’s opinions about anything,” Senate liaison Ken Bennett chided reporters.
Officials aren’t even there for the audit
Bennett, a former Republican secretary of state, is the Senate’s liaison to the audit but he’s not calling the shots. In fact, no state or county official is calling the shots or even present at Veterans Memorial Coliseum (which, I suspect, is about to live up to its nickname, the Madhouse on McDowell).
The ballots have been turned over to a Florida company that has no experience in elections and whose CEO’s bias, we are told, is irrelevant.
More here… https://www.azcentral.com/story/opinion/op-ed/laurieroberts/2021/04/23/cyber-ninjas-have-no-idea-how-secure-arizona-election-audit/7354216002/