For some Republicans, the fight for the midterm election isn't over.
Doubts over Arizona's voting machines and complaints that the state takes too long to tally votes fueled those who showed up at the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors meeting earlier this week.
Normally forgettable functions of election administration are suddenly the subject of a pair of lawsuits that add a chaotic coda to a disappointing election for Republicans in Arizona and across the country.
Cochise County did not meet its deadline to certify results. Supervisors in GOP-controlled Mohave County threatened to delay their election certification before relenting.
The Cochise County supervisors' inaction could be costly to board members. And if the county's results aren't tallied, it could result in two high-profile Republicans losing their races.
This week on The Gaggle, a podcast by The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com, host Ron Hansen is joined by reporters Sasha Hupka and Mary Jo Pitzl to make sense of the issues and what might happen next.
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This article originally appeared on Arizona Republic: The Gaggle: Arizona election lawsuits, recounts and name calling