This article by Steven Rosenfeld is published by Votingbooth. Here is an excerpt:
During an afternoon of public hearings where the Arizona Senate sent seven new election bills to the next stage of legislative review, Kari Lake, leaned into the podium, and, after introducing herself as “the Trump-endorsed candidate for governor,” told the Senate Government Committee how she felt her 2020 presidential election vote had been stolen.
“I thought my vote was taken,” Lake said on January 24. “I was handed a ballot and the Sharpie that was given to me bled right through [the paper ballot]. So I believe that my vote may have been adjudicated; somebody else decided who I voted for. And that’s unacceptable.”
Lake urged the panel to approve Senate Bill 1119, a transparency measure that would require all Arizona counties to treat digital images of every scanned paper ballot as a public record, and to publish them after an election. The images, which show every side of every ballot card, and have an appended text file listing all of that ballot’s votes, are the first electronic record created in the counting process.
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