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Politics RNC chair urges Michigan board to pause certification of election results

20:50  21 november  2020
20:50  21 november  2020 Source:   politico.com

Michigan board votes to certify election results despite GOP calls to delay

  Michigan board votes to certify election results despite GOP calls to delay A Republican member of Michigan's state canvassing board broke with his GOP colleague, joining two Democrats in voting to certify election results.Three members of the Michigan Board of State Canvassers voted to certify state election results. Republican Norm Shinkle abstained.

The board 's certification of election results is what triggers electors to be selected, which is what gets sent to the Electoral College. The Michigan State Board of Canvassers is made up of two Democrats and two Republicans . The members are appointed by the governor "with the advice and consent of the Senate

IMPOSSIBILITY’ of Election Results in Michigan . In the affidavit Ramsland shows the physical improbabilities of the election results there. Based on the significant anomalies and red flags that we have observed, we believe there is a significant probability that election results have been manipulated…”

National and state Republicans have mounted a last-ditch effort to keep Michigan's Board of State Canvassers from certifying results from the presidential election.

a close up of Ronna Romney: Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna McDaniel speaks during a news conference. © Alex Brandon/AP Photo Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna McDaniel speaks during a news conference.

In a letter sent Saturday, Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel and Michigan Republican Chair Laura Cox urged the board to adjourn for 14 days to allow a full audit and investigation so "numerical anomalies and credible reports of procedural irregularities" can be addressed.

"To simply gloss over these irregularities now without a thorough audit would only foster feelings of distrust among Michigan's electorate," the letter reads, echoing talking points from the Trump campaign. Republican U.S. Senate candidate John James also has requested a delay for similar reasons. The letter was first reported by MLive.com.

Republican National Committee, Michigan GOP ask state board to delay certifying election results

  Republican National Committee, Michigan GOP ask state board to delay certifying election results Michigan's elections board recommended certification, saying Detroit had fewer problems than the August primary and the 2016 presidential election. "As in past elections, some jurisdictions made errors in reporting unofficial results," the report said. "These errors are all attributable to human error in the operation of tools used to report unofficial results, did not affect the actual tabulation of votes, and were identified and corrected.

Refusal to certify results by two Republican board members is being celebrated by Trump and his allies. The two Republican members of the board of canvassers in Michigan ’s most populous Wayne County now want to “rescind” their votes certifying the results of the presidential election .

Michigan ’s Republican state Senate majority leader and House speaker are expected to visit the White House as a bipartisan state legislative committee investigates allegations of voter fraud, The Detroit News reported. “President Trump is still the president of the United States and he's not conceded this election .

The latest effort to halt Michigan's election certification process comes after President Donald Trump seemingly failed to persuade Republican members of Michigan's legislature to help swing the state in his favor. After meeting with Trump at the White House on Friday, Michigan Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey and House Speaker Lee Chatfield said they were unaware of any new information that would change the outcome of the election in Michigan.

Democratic President-elect Joe Biden won Michigan by about 150,000 votes. The state is among a handful where the Trump campaign has filed legal challenges. It is scheduled to certify its results Monday.

A group of Michigan voters alleged in a lawsuit filed Friday in the D.C. federal court that challenges and pressure on election officials amounted to attempted mass voter suppression by the Trump campaign.

Fact check: Election unlikely to be decided in the House, even if Trump refuses to concede .
Even if the election results were contested and Trump doesn't concede, experts have agreed that it is unlikely for Trump to win the election this way. Our fact-check sources: Shane Vaughn, Nov. 8 Facebook video USA TODAY, Nov. 5: “No presidential candidate in modern history has refused to concede, but there's no law that requires it” Cornell Law School Legal Information Institute, 12th Amendment United States House of Representatives History, Art & Archives, Electoral College & Indecisive Elections Excess of Democracy, Sept.

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