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The Republican nominees for Arizona governor, secretary of state and attorney general all deny the legitimacy of the 2020 presidential election.
Why it matters: That’s raised largely unanswered legal questions about what would happen if one of them refused to certify election results in 2024 if they win their races this year.
State of play: If one of those three elected officials refused to certify election results, it could throw into doubt the results.
- In 2020, former President Trump and his allies hoped to replace electors for President Biden in Arizona and several other states with electors for Trump.
- Trump called Gov. Doug Ducey during the 2020 general election canvass trying to persuade him not to certify the results.
The big picture: State law says…
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