ARIZONA: Dem Doubles Lead In Senate Vote Count

The Hill reports:

Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D) widened her lead over Rep. Martha McSally (R) in the heated Arizona Senate race after a new round of ballots from were tallied in the Democrat’s favor late Friday.

Sinema more than doubled her lead over McSally with Friday afternoon’s latest tranche of results. The Democrat now leads her GOP challenger by 21,185 votes.

The vast majority of the votes tallied Friday came from Maricopa County, the state’s largest, where there were an estimated 345,000 uncounted votes prior to Friday’s evenings results.

Fridays wave of results came the same day a settlement was reached in a Phoenix courtroom that permits rural voters to have extra time to fix issues with their ballots, according to The Associated Press.