Kari Lake loses election lawsuit; wins one skirmish

The following is an excerpt from Just the News.

Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Peter Thompson on Tuesday rejected Democratic Gov.-elect Katie Hobbs’ request to sanction her former opponent, Republican nominee Kari Lake, for a lawsuit challenging Arizona’s election results. 

Hobbs, in her official capacity as both secretary of state and governor-elect, along with Maricopa County, filed the request to force Lake and her legal team to pay the attorneys’ fees for all parties in the election lawsuit, which the county and Hobbs said was groundless and in bad faith.

“There is no doubt that each side believes firmly in its position with great conviction,” Thompson said in his ruling Tuesday, The Hill reported. He said Lake did not provide clear and convincing evidence but did not reach the standard for sanctions to be imposed.

Lake will be required under Thompson’s ruling to reimburse Hobbs more than $33,000 for some costs during the trial because she lost the case. (Continued…)

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2 thoughts on “Kari Lake loses election lawsuit; wins one skirmish”

  1. The Republicans need to come up with a strategy to counter the election scamming attorneys at the Mark Elias law firm. They have obviously prepped for this and other scenarios and the R’s have been caught flat-footed. I assume that Kari Lake will be appealing this ruling and I hope that she has powerful money and attorneys that are truly interested in winning this case. I think it can be won, but it is going to take the best and the brightest legal and ETHICAL minds to do so.

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