New Mexico secretary of state sues county commission over refusal to certify primary results

뉴 멕시코 Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver on Tuesday asked the state Supreme Court to order a three-member county commission to certify the results of the June 7 primary elections in Otero Countyafter commission members refused to do so this week, citing concerns about Dominion vote-counting machines.

The action by the Otero County Commission is one of the first examples of a county blocking the certification of results in the 2022 선거 주기, and Oliver, 민주당 원, warned of the potential for similar moves in other New Mexico communities.
성명서, Oliver said the Otero County Commissioners wereappeasing unfounded conspiracy theories and potentially nullifying the votes of every Otero County voter who participated in the primarywith their action.
    월요일에, the commissionersmeeting as a county canvassing boarddeclined to certify the results after repeatedly raising questions about the vote-tallying process.
      I have huge concerns with these voting machines,” one commissioner, Vickie Marquardt, said during the meeting. “I really do. I just don’t think in my heart that they can’t be manipulated.
        I do not trust these machines,” 그녀는 덧붙였다. “I want Otero County to have a fair election for everybody.
        Dominion machines have been the subject of conspiracy theories since the 2020 election from people who subscribe to 도널드 트럼프 전 대통령‘s falsehoods about election fraud. The company has filed several defamation lawsuits.
          County-level certification of the primary election results is one of the steps required for candidates to proceed to the general election in November.
            In her filing with the state Supreme Court, Oliver warned that other New Mexico counties also may balk at certifying their primary results in the days ahead, 인용 “statewide attempt to influence other county canvassing boards.
            We assume other counties will be noncompliant with this provision which jeopardizes the general election ballot for all candidates,” the filing said.

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