Maricopa County relegated quite a few election actions to its poll printer Runbeck after which allowed them to trickle in 1000’s of ballots after election day, by no means offering actual counts of ballots acquired by Election Day.
We’ve already reported how the USA Postal Service (USPS) is closely concerned within the election course of.
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In Arizona, the USPS distributes and receives ballots throughout the state. As well as, there are huge voter registration drives earlier than each election by organizations making an attempt to stuff the registration techniques. In Maricopa, the VRAS (Voter Registration Entry System) stops accepting registrations on October fifth. Maricopa’s poll printing vendor is Runbeck Election Companies headquartered in Phoenix. The “QUALVOTER” checklist is pulled from VRAS and offered to Runbeck. They need to start mailing early ballots on October 7th, by regulation. Nonetheless, the liberal group Mi Familia waited till days earlier than this deadline to file a lawsuit. They partnered with UnidosUS (LaRaza) and the Lincoln Challenge. The court docket modified this Oct. fifth deadline to the twenty third. Per week later the date was modified to the fifteenth throughout an enchantment by AG Mark Brnovich. Over 43,000 voter registrations had been added throughout this further 10 days of registration chaos.
Reviewing voter rolls from Dec-Feb present 860 residential places had 10 or extra registered voters, some with over 20. In reality, there have been 1000’s of addresses with between 5 and 9 registered voters. The purpose of nefarious actors could be to stuff VRAS with as many names and addresses as doable and guarantee they make it on the QUALVOTER checklist despatched to Runbeck. The “Deputy Registrar” initiative by County Recorder Adrian Fontes gave 638 volunteers from left-leaning teams, entry to VRAS permitting them to course of registration varieties.
Like most poll print retailers, Runbeck delivers the sealed ballots immediately to a USPS P&DC for distribution. In Phoenix that is a huge 400,000 sq. ft. facility with 56 letter sorting machines.
The Arizona USPS P&DC forwards these ballots out to the 74 U.S. Publish Places of work situated round Maricopa County. Every native PO kinds the ballots by carrier routes and places them in sequence for the road of journey (LOT). Ballots are then loaded into the autos used by the mail carriers (mailmen). These carriers sometimes have 350-700 places on their day by day routes. This consists of residences, centralized mailboxes, companies, and so on. A typical metropolis ZIP code like these in Phoenix might require 15-30 provider routes (mailmen) and have 15-25,000 complete places. The Tucson P&DC will quickly be consolidated (closed). After that, each inbound and outbound poll in Arizona will likely be processed on the Phoenix P&DC.
In 2020 there have been 5,330 USPS mail carriers employed in Arizona. They ship mail by “fleet or feet”. These should not the clerks, machine operators, or sorters. Maricopa County has 62% of Arizona’s inhabitants. This implies roughly 3,300 USPS mail carriers had been in possession of the two,364,426 ballots despatched to voters over the 24 election mail days in Arizona for 2020. Any accomplished ballots collected throughout their routes are despatched again to the Phoenix P&DC. Maricopa election officers then decide up the finished mail-in ballots at this P&DC. An analogous poll supply course of to the above takes place all throughout America. However in Maricopa, when ballots are picked up on the Phoenix P&DC by election officers, they don’t seem to be taken to the county tabulation heart.
Runbeck is the primary to obtain accomplished mail-in ballots in Maricopa from the USPS. They retailer them of their Phoenix headquarters whereas scanning the skin signature space of the envelopes. This space additionally consists of an elective date and telephone quantity part. Runbeck supplies these digital pictures to MCTEC (tabulation) ballot staff who evaluate signatures to these on file. These that don’t match are separated from different ballots and Runbeck delivers each units to MCTEC.
Subsequent, the ballots are forwarded to ballot staff who open the envelopes, take away ballots, and begin the poll tabulation course of. None of the chain of custody documentation for ballots picked up on the P&DC or Runbeck had been offered to Senate auditors. In reality, Recorder Adrian Fontes decreased absentee poll scrutiny particularly for the 2020 election (see picture beneath).
Within the picture beneath you may see that the inspection bins had been decreased from 3 to 2 within the lead up to the election. Once more, no documentation validating the transfer of ballots between entities was offered to the auditors of the County’s election course of.
We’ve reported on issues with Runbeck beforehand. For one, the entity is related to the Democrat occasion.
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We’ve additionally reported on points with ballots that seem to be tied to the printing corporations. In Arizona, this might be Runbeck.
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Maricopa by no means offered actual totals of uncounted ballots after November third. On election night time virtually each County knew precisely what number of ballots they’d left to depend. Maricopa would solely present a vary, just like the beneath (400K-430K ballots left). This went on for days after the election, at all times simply ranges.
In reality, ballot staff testified that MCTEC supervisors thought they had been performed counting a number of instances. Then a Runbeck van would present up. In the event that they by no means publish an actual complete, new ballots might be injected as wanted.
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Lastly, when the Arizona Senate lastly began their audit of the 2020 Election leads to Maricopa County, mail in ballots had been of their audit scope and the pictures of all poll envelopes had been requested by the auditors. On April 27, 2021 Maricopa’s Supervisors said these digital pictures of signatures had been delivered to Senate auditors. They resisted for months whereas making disparaging feedback concerning the auditors. Maricopa lastly delivered these pictures on August 19th, with none apology. We don’t know what was being performed to these poll envelopes and pictures throughout these months when the County claimed wrongly that these pictures had been offered to the Senate auditors.