Arizona judge allows GOP lawsuit over AG election to proceed


              FILE - Democratic candidate for Arizona attorney general Kris Mayes smiles prior to a televised debate against Republican Abraham Hamadeh on Sept. 28, 2022. An Arizona judge ruled Tuesday, Dec. 20, that Hamadeh can proceed with his lawsuit challenging the results of the election for attorney general, which he lost in one of the closest elections in state history. Mayes beat Hamadeh by 511 votes out of 2.5 million. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
            
              FILE - Republican candidate for Arizona attorney general Abraham Hamadeh speaks at a rally on Oct. 9, 2022, in Mesa, Ariz. An Arizona judge ruled Tuesday, Dec. 20, that Hamadeh can proceed with his lawsuit challenging the results of the election for attorney general, which he lost in one of the closest elections in state history. Hamadeh lost to Democrat Kris Mayes by 511 votes out of 2.5 million. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
Arizona judge allows GOP lawsuit over AG election to proceed