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call in question

Also, call into question. Dispute, challenge; also, cast doubt on. For example, How can you call her honesty into question? This usage was first recorded in John Lyly's Euphues (1579): "That ... I should call in question the demeanour of all."
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Fortunately, this number is not enough to change the results of any of the four questions that were decided in the October election, but it would have been enough to call into question any election in which the margin was 2 percent or less,'' Brady said.
Clearly, on such a sensitive and highly scrutinized matter where the very integrity of our judicial process and democratic system of government is called into question, the people of the state of California, and indeed the people of the United States as a whole, would be much better served by having the 209 case heard by a judge where there is absolutely no question as to his or her objectivity.