The Associated Press reports:
It was no shock that state Rep. Ron Hanks and Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters handily lost their recent Republican primaries in Colorado for U.S. Senate and secretary of state. Hanks was outspent 14-to-1 by his rival. Peters, who was vying to become Colorado’s top elections official, had been indicted on seven felony charges alleging she helped orchestrate a breach of her voting system’s hard drive.
But this past week, both candidates formally requested recounts of their primary elections from June 28, suggesting widespread irregularities seen by no one other than their own campaigns and allies. The Colorado Secretary of State’s office said a recount will cost $236,000 for each candidate. As of Friday night, the deadline set by the office to receive the money, neither candidate had paid, according to spokeswoman Annie Orloff.
Read the full article. The piece goes on to recount the many other cultists who have claimed that their 2022 primaries were stolen even though they lost by massive margins.
This year’s post-primary election denial may be a preview for November, when Republicans face Democrats in thousands of races across the country. https://t.co/h5BouI984u
— Steven Sloan (@stevenpsloan) July 16, 2022
Republican Harrison Musselwhite lost his primary against Gov. Henry McMaster by 66%. Still, he complained of problems with the election to the state partyhttps://t.co/wWEda1nd5n
— ABC News 4 (@ABCNews4) July 16, 2022
UPDATE: A Mesa District Court judge quashed the warrant for Tina Peters’ arrest Friday, but he made it clear that the violation of his order not to travel without court permission was “remarkable” and that “it will not happen again.” https://t.co/xIDE6uBnv1
— The Denver Post (@denverpost) July 16, 2022