Kari Lake Election Challenge Trial: Pollster Estimates 20% of Voters Disenfranchised Due to Election Day Chaos

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On Thursday during Arizona gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake’s election challenge trial, Big Data Poll pollster Rich Baris testified that the level of voter suppression in Maricopa County on Election Day was significant enough to deny Lake the victory.  Baris estimates that between 25,000-40,000 people who wanted to vote in person did not do so.  “In my professional opinion, the amount of Election Day voters that we’re talking about here, with the margin, would have changed the outcome of the race, and the number is substantial enough to have changed who the overall winner was in this race,” Baris said.  If not for the Election Day chaos, he added, “I have no doubt” Lake would have won.