Skip to comments.Arizona county board supervisors say they voted to certify election 'under duress'
Posted on 11/28/2022 9:00:44 PM PST by bitt
"I find that very disheartening," he concluded.
Two members of the Mohave County, Ariz., Board of Supervisors on Monday voted to certify the results of the Nov. 8 midterm elections "under duress," claiming he was forced to do so under threat of jail time.
"I vote 'aye' under duress. I found out today that I have no choice but to vote 'Aye' or I will be arrested and charged with a felony," Gould said while casting his vote. "I don't think that that is what the founders had in mind when they used the democratic process to elect our leaders."
"I find that very disheartening," he concluded. Video footage of the vote showed Gould raise his objections. Just the News has sought comment from Gould.
"I found out today that I have no choice but to vote "Aye" or I will be arrested and charged with a felony."
Ron Gould of the Mohave County Board of Supervisors was told he would be arrested if he did not certify the election.
Mohave was certified under duress."
Gould was not alone in certifying the election results “under duress.” Fellow board supervisor Hildy Angius also claimed she would face legal action for not certifying the result and further expressed a desire to avoid disenfranchising voters. She did, however, express optimism about her own county’s results, but cited issues in Maricopa County among her misgivings.
“Delaying this vote again will only prolong the agony without actually changing anything,” she said, according to local outlet Havasu News. “What we certify here today is only Mohave County’s vote. I’m confident about this county under (Mohave County Elections Director) Allen Tempert and (County Recorder Kristi Blair). To not certify this election at all, I think, was never our intent. It would certainly disenfranchise the voters of Mohave County and hurt our candidates who worked so hard to get elected.”
it’s a rare courage that can stand up to extreme persecution.
We’re at the point where any safeguards in the election process that call for scrutiny of suspicious circumstances are ignored. They just break out the rubber stamp and claim that they have no choice.
Our nation is under duress.....from these thieving tyrants.
Loved this guy’s message about our Founding Fathers. They have to be spun out, by now, for what is happening to this Republic....for which it stands.
It would certainly disenfranchise the voters of Mohave County and hurt our candidates who worked so hard to get elected.”
Does she mean like Katie Robbs???
That kind of *hard work*??
Just asking for the thousands of disenfranchised Maricopa County, and, other AZ voters.
What was wrong with the election in Mohave County? Kari Lake received 75% of the vote in the Governor’s race, she had literally 3 times the number of votes as Hobbs. Did the Mohave election officials think Lake should have received 90% or something like that?
we have the best government dirty money can buy....
Bull crap. The petition for Mandamus would have resulted in the issuance of a writ ordering the certification. Only if the writ was disobeyed would there be the chance of a contempt action
“Under duress.” About as effective as a sternly written memo.
Damned coward... he swore something was true knowing it wasn’t. So you go to jail for a while. So what?
Now you gave them what they needed. “Under duress” is meaningless to the communists... you signed the certification. Thanks for nothing coward.
The choice was made for better or worse there was consultation with all elected Republicans who represent the country including Congressman Paul Gosar before this move was made.
The hard truth about “County Supervisors” in Arizona we call them “County Commissioners” here in Pennsylvania is that they are the distributors of the federal-state funds the implementers of state-federal direction.
None of this is going to be covered by the media. These election people can act like fasciasts with no consequences.
You DO have a choice - don’t certify and be arrested.
” Fellow board supervisor Hildy Angius also claimed she would face legal action”
Meanwhile cops and soldiers risk their very lives for our freedom and safety every day. This clown won’t risk a few nights in jail and doesn’t have the backbone to stand up and say she will not certify a lie.
These election people can act like fasciasts with no consequences.
I hope there are severe consequences, starting with shaming and ostracizing, isolating etc. boycot, legal action criminal indictments..complete investigation, put them under a microscope get a dossier on each of these clowns...
Extreme? Rare courage? They won’t risk a few nights in the pokey for an honest election?
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