Case Number: 21-8265

Cyber Ninjas Tells Arizona Senate It Won’t Be Releasing ‘Audit’ Records Anytime Soon, Despite Court Order

September 17, 2021
In an email sent on Friday to the Arizona Senate, lead election “audit” contractor Cyber Ninjas indicated that it does not intend to turn over the bulk of the records until after its final report is released.

Arizona Senate Has Not Received Cyber Ninjas Records, Despite Court-Ordered Release

September 16, 2021
The attorney representing the Arizona Senate disclosed that the Senate plans to release its “audit” report next Friday, Sept. 24.

Arizona Supreme Court Effectively Upholds Rulings Determining Cyber Ninjas ‘Audit’ Records Are Public

September 14, 2021
The court’s decision dissolves the stay on a state judge’s order that the Arizona Senate produce documents held in the physical custody of election “audit” contractor Cyber Ninjas.

American Oversight v. Arizona Senate – Arizona Supreme Court Denial of Senate Motion

September 14, 2021
Order from the Arizona Supreme Court leaving in place rulings from two lower courts that had determined that records in the physical custody of the company Cyber Ninjas — the lead contractor in the state Senate’s sham election "audit" — are public records and must be released.

New Details from Arizona Senate’s ‘Audit’-Related Records

September 3, 2021
Additional review has found further contacts with prominent election deniers and activists conducting canvassing operations, as well as new information about costs and the election review’s reach in other states.

Arizona Senate Releases ‘Audit’ Records Following Court Order

September 1, 2021
Included in the documents is information regarding audit payments as well as communications that audit officials and legislators exchanged with outside parties, including election conspiracy activists, members of Trump’s legal team, and others.

Arizona Appeals Court Denies State Senate’s Attempt to Shield Cyber Ninjas ‘Audit’ Records from Public

August 19, 2021
The ruling upholds the Superior Court’s order to produce records by Aug. 31, and comes as the “audit” team prepares its draft report to submit to the Senate.

Judge Upholds Aug. 31 Deadline for Arizona Senate to Produce Election ‘Audit’ Records

August 18, 2021
On Wednesday, an Arizona judge again ordered the state Senate to release by Aug. 31 records in its possession related to its partisan “audit” of Maricopa County’s election results.

Arizona Appeals Court Denies Stay of Audit Records Lawsuit, Grants Limited Stay of Document Release Order

August 11, 2021
While the limited stay is another delay in much-needed transparency over the so-called audit, the expedited deadline is an important acknowledgment that the case centers on a matter of enormous public interest.

American Oversight v. Arizona Senate – Denial of Motion to Stay

August 6, 2021
Minute entry from the Superior Court of Arizona in Maricopa County denying a motion to stay requested by the Arizona Senate in American Oversight's litigation seeking documents related to the "audit" of 2020 election ballots. The court had previously ordered the Arizona Senate to immediately release records to American Oversight. The Senate sought a stay of that order, and that request was denied.