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Arizona’s widespread use of mail-in voting and close margins created longer wait for results

As Arizonans and democracy watchers nationwide awaited the governor’s race results, they were glued to news about incoming ballots from Maricopa County, home to about 60% of the state’s voters.

One week after Election Day, the posting of additional ballot counts from that county and others  sealed the deal. National media outlets including The Associated Press projected that Katie Hobbs, the Democratic nominee, defeated Kari Lake, the Republican who had echoed former President Donald Trump’s falsehoods about elections. 

As the ballot counting stretched on for days, Trump and some social media users spread misinformation falsely suggesting the count’s pace signaled fraud. But  Arizona’s widespread use of mail-in voting and close margins in multiple contests created the…

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