Hold your horses, it is not over in Arizona for some key races, including the Barber /McSally congressional race and Carmona /Flake senatorial race, and possibly the Arpaio/Penzone race. Perchance we mourned too soon.
details below the fold and please comment with any updates on affected races and/or vote counting malarkey.
link to the article by Rob O’Dell and Craig Harris article in the The AZ Republic and on azcentral.com Wed Nov 7, 2012 6:36 PM
For those who are wondering how many ballots are uncounted, information and numbers below are excerpted from the article
Nearly 460,000 votes are still to be counted in Maricopa County, and more than 600,000 statewide...
... Pima County won’t even begin counting provisional ballots until Monday, and Maricopa County said it will take at least 10 days to tally all the ballots.
...Pima County has 80,000 early ballots and provisionals, Pinal has 27,000, Coconino has 11,000, Navajo has 5,600, Gila has 3,400 and Apache has 2,457.
... Cochise’s voter turnout was on 38 percent on Wednesday, they lowest of any county. The turnout could end up being about 70 percent.
...Pinal County had yet to process about 20,000 early ballots and 7,000 provisional ballots as of Wednesday.
...Maricopa County has 115,000 provisionals and 344,000 early votes to be counted.
(my note: Maricopa County Helen Purcell's office is the same office that printed the wrong election date on Spanish language voting materials)
Update: here is a petition you can sign which will be sent to Helen Purcell's office in Maricopa County
Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 12:15 AM PT: As of Thursday, Nov 8, Barber is trailing McSally in CD2 by 81 votes. so far Zero provisional ballots have been factored into the count, and both the early ballot count and polling place counts are increasing.
follow the count in Pima county here: http://results.enr.clarityelections.com/...
you can follow the rest of CD2 by looking for county results and selecting Cochise County, and select any county or select statewide to check on statewide and other district races.