During an interview with Arizona Audit Director Ken Bennett on Saturday, he revealed that Dominion was running the elections without supervision in Maricopa County.

Here’s the part of the interview about the recent development that Maricopa County officials DID NOT HAVE the passwords or administrative access to the Dominion computer systems in their county.

Ken Bennett: Well, if they don’t have the passwords to the administrative functions then it has to be Dominion which is very concerning to us that they don’t have complete control over their election systems. But maybe they’ll have an explanation for the Senate. And I think the Senate is equally concerned about that. Those drives that were subpoenaed so far have not been produced. So that will unfold over the next few days.

Jordan Conradson: Is that legal for them to give access to Dominion?

Ken Bennett: I don’t know if it’s legal. I don’t think that there’s any state statute that talks about that. But I think that it’s implied that the counties have full access to their election system. It’s like buying a car, you can drive it and put gas in it but you can’t look under the hood. It doesn’t seem reasonable to me.

Turn Over Routers or Face Subpoenas, Arizona Lawmakers Tell Maricopa County

Arizona’s Senate told Maricopa County on Friday that it would issue subpoenas for live testimony from the county’s Board of Supervisors unless it received the materials that are being withheld.

“We’ve been asked to relay that the Senate views the County’s explanations on the router and passwords issues as inadequate and potentially incorrect,” a lawyer for the Senate said in an email to county officials.

The Arizona Senate subpoenaed a slew of election materials, such as ballots, following the 2020 election. Lawmakers also issued subpoenas for election machines, passwords, and other technology.

“We’ve been asked to relay that the Senate views the County’s explanations on the router and passwords issues as inadequate and potentially incorrect,” a lawyer for the Senate said in an email to county officials.

The Arizona Senate subpoenaed a slew of election materials, such as ballots, following the 2020 election. Lawmakers also issued subpoenas for election machines, passwords, and other technology.

The county has also informed the Senate’s audit liaison, former Republican Secretary of State Ken Bennett, that it does not have passwords to access administrative functions on Dominion Voting Systems machines that were used to scan ballots during the election.

“They’ve told us that they don’t have that second password, or that they’ve given us all the passwords they have. They’ve also told us that they now can’t, as they promised a couple weeks ago, provide our subcontractors with the virtual access to the routers and hubs and other things at the Maricopa County tabulation and election center, as was part of the subpoenas,” Bennett told One America News at the site of the audit in Phoenix.

John Brakey, a Democrat who is serving as an assistant to Bennett, told the broadcaster that he was “blown away” by the password development.

“It’s like leasing a car and they refuse to give you the keys. They’re supposed to be running the election. You know what’s wrong? Sometimes these vendors have too much power, and we’re voting on secret software, and that’s why this recount down here is very important,” he added. (More detail here)

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