U.S. Senator Jim Lamon explains why he mistakenly claimed to be an Arizona voter.


US Senate Republican candidate Jim Lamon spoke at the Turning Point Action Event at the Federal Theater of Arizona in Phoenix on July 24, 2021. Former President Donald Trump spoke during the event.

US Senate Republican candidate Jim Lamon spoke at the Turning Point Action Event at the Federal Theater of Arizona in Phoenix on July 24, 2021. Former President Donald Trump spoke during the event.

U.S. Senator candidate, one of the 11 Republicans in Arizona, who signed a document falsely claiming that President Donald Trump has the authority to cast state electoral votes, wrote in an interview broadcast on Sunday. Said that it was just an emergency response plan.

Jim Lamon, who signed a false allegation document on December 14, 2020, only claims himself as one of Arizona’s official voters in case the results are revoked. He said he understood that.

“Republican voters have released a valid document stating that if voter recognition is overturned, there would be no reason not to recognize them,” Ramon said on Sunday on KTV K-TV’s Politics Unplugged. Said in an interview aired on. program.

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The document signed by Ramon did not contain any words to explain that it was a backup plan.

Rather, the document described Ramon and the other ten signatories as “formally elected and qualified voters” from Arizona.

They weren’t.

Joe Biden carried Arizona. Governor Doug Ducey confirmed the results in late November. Eleven Democrats met at the Phoenix Convention Center on 14 December 2020 to sign an official vote for the Electoral College from Arizona, which will be counted at the Joint Congress on January 6, 2021.

That same day, 11 Republican voters, all listed as candidates to vote if Trump wins the 2020 vote, gathered at Arizona Republican headquarters.

Who was behind it? : A fake, pro-Trump slate of voters in 2020 sent a vote to Congress.

The document was sent by registered mail to the US Senate and the National Archives of Japan.

Ramon’s campaign did not return a request for an interview from the Republic sent on Sunday night.

The document, signed by 11 Arizona Republicans, was obtained in March by the progressive group American Overseas. The group also received documents from six other states that created similar documents and posted them on their website.

This issue renewed interest after the website Politico reported in January that a document was under investigation by the U.S. House of Representatives Election Commission, which was considering invading the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021. Collected.

That committee on friday I sent a summons The 14 people who signed the document in seven states listed themselves as state chairs or secretaries.In Arizona, the chairman Nancy Kotor The secretary Lorraine Pellegrino..

Parliamentary subpoena: Two Arizona Republicans who falsely claimed to be voters

The subpoena stated that the plan was intended to “delay or prevent” the proof of the Electoral College’s vote against President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on January 6, 2021.

The subpoena refers to a memo written by Trump’s lawyer, suggesting that the presence of competing slate may prevent Vice President Mike Pence from counting voters in these seven states. .. Then, under the plan, he was able to declare Trump the winner based on the votes he counted. Or, the memo said, hoping that the governor would recognize Republican voters, throw the matter back to the state.

Lamon said in an interview with KTV K-TV that this document is “very simple and very simple”.

He said the proposal that the document was fraudulent belonged to a late-night comedy hour, not an enlightenment show.

“This has a lot to do so much,” Ramon said.

Lamon, in his understanding, stated that this document is only effective after some events have occurred, such as Ducey’s decision to revoke the authentication of the results from Arizona. He said it could have happened based on the results of a review of votes from Maricopa County ordered by the Arizona Senate.

Two of the seven documents obtained by American Oversight contained wording specified to be valid only if the official results were overturned. The Arizona document did not include a wiggle room. It clearly stated that 11 people represented the state’s vote in the electoral college.

In a video posted the day after December 14, 2020, signed at the state’s Republican headquarters and party chairman Kelli Ward claimed that the signer was Arizona’s “true” electorate.

“We believe we are the voters of the votes legally cast here in Arizona,” she said in the video.

Ramon said in a KTV K-TV interview on Sunday that it was Gambit to focus on the document to avoid talking about more pressing issues such as illegal immigrants.

“From the left, there’s a lot to do about getting out of the real problem of the country,” he said. “There is no discussion about this document that has been signed and will be signed again tomorrow.”

This article was originally published in The Arizona Republic: U.S. Senator Jim Lamon Explains Trump Voter False Claims