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Arizona Senate Elections Committee Passes Resolution To Ban Foreign Voting Machines

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The Arizona Senate Elections Committee yesterday passed a Senate Concurrent Resolution setting official requirements for the use of electronic voting machines in the state.

As The Gateway Pundit reported, the Elections Committee heard bombshell testimony in the “Elections Mechanics, Part 3″ presentation and voted on a number of election integrity bills.

State Senators stayed in committee from 2 pm until 9 pm on Monday to consider these critical agenda items.

The strike everything amendment to State Senator Anthony Kern’s SCR1037 set official requirements for the voting machines to require all levels of production to occur in the United States, making source code available to the public, and requiring the Secretary of State to post ballot images, chain of custody documents, and log files on their website within 24 hours after polls close.

The proposed amendment by Senator Sonny Borrelli passed with five Republicans for and three Democrats against.

It states:

Page 1, strike everything after the resolving clause and insert: “That no voting system or component or subcomponent of a voting system or component, including firmware software or hardware, assemblies and subassemblies with integrated circuits or on which any firmware or software operates, may be used or purchased as the primary method for casting, recording and tabulating ballots used in any election held in this state for federal office unless: 1. All components have been designed, manufactured, integrated and assembled in the United States from trusted suppliers, using trusted processes accredited by the Defense Microelectronics Activity as prescribed by the United States Department of Defense; and 2. The source code used in any computerized voting machine for federal elections is made available to the public; and 3. The ballot images and system log files from each tabulator are recorded on a secure write-once, read-many media with clear chain of custody and posted on the Secretary of State’s website free of charge to the public within twenty-four hours after the close of the polls; and 4. The legislature transmits this resolution to the secretary of state.”

Read the full amendment here.

Elections Committee Chairwoman Wendy Rogers tweeted the resolution’s passage and highlighted that this resolution will go directly to the Secretary of State, bypassing the Governor’s office.

AZ Senate Elections Cte passed SCR 1037. “Prohibits operating component of voting system from being used or purchased in AZ for casting, recording & tabulating ballots for fed offices unless outlined requirements are met.” SCR 1037 bypasses governor; goes direct to AzSecState. — Wendy Rogers (@WendyRogersAZ) February 14, 2023

If the Secretary of State does not comply with this order, the Legislature can and likely will sue.

The US Constitution gives State Legislatures plenary authority to oversee elections. Senator Rogers says the Legislature does not need approval from the Governor for this law to take effect.

Clarification SCR 1037 is AZ legislature resolved to reclaim its plenary power to oversee FEDERAL elections per the US Constitution, irrespective of governor. SB 1074 acknowledges the state legislature having authority over STATE elections, which requires a governor’s approval. — Wendy Rogers (@WendyRogersAZ) February 14, 2023
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