- Associated Press - Tuesday, April 26, 2016

PHOENIX (AP) - The Latest on a court challenge prompted by problems in Arizona’s presidential primary (all times local):

5:10 p.m.

A judge has thrown out a challenge to the results of Arizona’s problematic presidential primary at the close of two days of testimony.

Maricopa County Superior Court Judge David Gass ruled Tuesday that a Tucson man challenging the results hadn’t proven fraud or shown that problems with the election would have changed the results.

He says throwing out the results would mean that more than 1 million people who voted in the March 22 primary would be disenfranchised.

Hillary Clinton won the Democratic primary over Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump beat John Kasich and Ted Cruz for the Republican win.

John Brakey sued, saying long lines caused by cutting the number of polling places in Maricopa County and registration problems statewide merited throwing out the results. Attorneys for the state and counties argued the problems didn’t rise to the level of misconduct needed to discount the results.

3 a.m.

A court challenge to have the results thrown out from Arizona’s problematic presidential primary is set to begin a second day of testimony.

The attorney for plaintiff and election integrity activist John Brakey is expected to finish calling witnesses to demonstrate the widespread problems they say plagued voters during the March 22 primary where Arizona’s most populous county drastically cut polling places.

Attorneys for the state and counties are expected to call their own witnesses and offer arguments to prove Brakey’s case does not have the evidence needed to discount the election results.

Monday’s testimony came from voters and a poll worker who testified the computer system checking in voters would not allow her to give the correct ballots to 36 Democratic voters.

The hearing is scheduled for Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.

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