Michigan Officials Renege on Promise to Audit Wayne County Election Results so GOP Members Rescind Their Votes for Certification

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Two members of the Wayne County Board of Canvassers originally withheld their votes for certification this week based on voting irregularities that were discovered. They were subjected to harassment by other board members, accused of being racists and had their identities – and even the identities of their children – doxed.

The pair then relented and agreed to vote to certify the results on the condition that the Michigan Secretary of State conduct a “comprehensive audit” of “unexplained precincts.”

But the two learned yesterday that Michigan state officials had reneged on that agreement and would not honor the audit. That left them no recourse, they say, but to rescind their votes for certification until additional investigations can be performed.

The delay in certification of Wayne County – Michigan’s largest by number of voters – could delay certification of votes for the entire state for the Electoral College.

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