Rep. Shawnna Bolick’s legislation would allow lawmakers to overturn the secretary of state’s certification of an election result.
Bolick, who was reelected in November, promoted false claims about the 2020 election.
A top Arizona Republican who promoted a debunked conspiracy theory about the 2020 election has introduced a bill that would allow legislators override the certification of the state’s top elections official and effectively overturn the results of a future presidential election.
Now the lawmaker, who chairs the Ways & Means Committee in the state house, is seeking to provide the legislature — narrowly controlled by Republicans — the formal power to revoke the certified results of a presidential election.
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