The Hawaii Republican Party is suing Chief Elections Officer Scott Nago over claims that the elections office did not properly audit the tally of votes cast during the November general election.

Courts and elections officials nationwide have not found evidence of widespread voter fraud despite the false claims by former President Donald Trump that the 2020 election was stolen. In Hawaii this year, eight elections challenges from GOP candidates and affiliated groups were dismissed following the August primary election.

Attorney William Dean, who is representing the Hawaii GOP, said the lawsuit is limited to auditing procedures and that it’s “not intended to be used as a vehicle to overturn the results of the election.”

The lawsuit relies on statements from election observers who say that “hand tallies” and other auditing procedures were not followed during a recent audit of the election results.

The state has not yet filed a response to the lawsuit.

Read the complaint below.

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