Maricopa County and the Arizona Senate have appeared to resolve an ongoing fight to inspect the county’s computer routers as part of an ongoing, months-long audit into the 2020 election results.
The Republican-controlled Senate subpoenaed the county to hand over its routers to a contractor, Cyber Ninjas, so they could verify whether the county was potentially hacked during November’s election.
The county rebuked the Senate’s requests due to security concerns. Then the state threatened to deprive Maricopa County millions of dollars in funding for not complying with the subpoenas.
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 on Friday night to set up a special master to take questions from the Senate’s election review contractors and provide them with the information contained on the routers they say they need to finish the election review. More