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Wisconsin GOP to head to Arizona to watch ballot review


MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A group of Wisconsin GOP legislators are planning to fly to Arizona to watch a contentious review of 2020 ballots.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports six lawmakers and a legislative aide asked to travel to Phoenix on Friday, observe a recount of ballots in Maricopa County and return to Wisconsin on Saturday.

The review has drawn criticism from around the country. Maricopa County's Republican-led board of supervisors called the review a "sham" last month.

The trip comes after Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos hired former police officers to review Wisconsin ballots.

Below the letter Rep. Janel Brandtjen sent to Speaker Robin Vos seeking approval to visit Arizona.


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