Set­tle­ment reached in Ari­zona Se­nate count suit

Las Vegas Review-Journal - - NATION -

PHOENIX — Ari­zona Repub­li­cans who had al­leged the state’s two big­gest coun­ties were il­le­gally count­ing some bal­lots changed course Fri­day and agreed to set­tle their law­suit if ru­ral vot­ers also get an ex­tra chance to fix prob­lems with bal­lots cast in the state’s tight U.S. Se­nate race.

The Repub­li­can law­suit said the state’s county recorders don’t fol­low a uni­form stan­dard for al­low­ing vot­ers to ad­dress prob­lems with the sig­na­tures on their mail-in bal­lots, and that Mari­copa and Pima coun­ties im­prop­erly al­low the fixes for up to five days af­ter Elec­tion Day.

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