Fact-check: Arizona secretary of state candidate says ballot harvesting altered election result

Republican secretary of state candidate Mark Finchem pointed to an election violation in Yuma Country, Arizona, saying it changed the outcome.The v...

September 28, 2022
10:24 PM

Republican secretary of state candidate Mark Finchem pointed to an election violation in Yuma Country, Arizona, saying it changed the outcome.The violation, which led to a guilty plea of ballot harvesting, involved a handful of votes.The winning margin in the race was 392, too wide for four or five votes to change the results.Mark Finchem stated on Sept. 22, 2022 in a Secretary of State debate: Ballot harvesting 'altered the outcome' of a city council election in Yuma County, Arizona.Among those who focus on the flimsiest of flaws in the 2020 election, Arizona Republican Mark Finchem has emerged as a leader.

Jon Greenberg