Michigan: Two Republican Officials Who Initially Refused to Certify Ballots Caved In After Threats

Michigan Democrat state Representative-Elect Abraham Aiyash, Youtube
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William Hartmann and Monica Palmer, the two Republican members of the four-member Wayne County canvassing board, initially refused to certify the votes due to irregularities in polling books, mainly in the city of Detroit. After they were doxxed, harassed, called racists, and threatened during a video conference, they caved in and certified the vote. On Wednesday, they signed an affidavit citing “intense bullying and coercion” for their decision and rescinded their votes. However, the office of Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson says there is no legal mechanism for them to rescind their vote. -GEG

As reported last night, the two Republicans on the four member Board of Canvassers for Wayne County, Michigan reversed course Tuesday night, voting to certify the county’s election results after initially refusing to do so due to irregularities in polling books, mainly in the city of Detroit.

The four member board comprised of two Democrats and two Republicans earlier deadlocked at 2-2.

However after listening to residents’ concerns during the virtual public meeting and getting threats online, the Republicans voted to certify the vote but asked Democrat Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson to audit certain precincts with problems.

William Hartmann and Monica Palmer, the two Republicans on the Wayne County Board of Canvassers weren’t just threatened by random trolls online.

Ned Staebler, the far left Democrat election observer threatened Hartmann and Palmer during an online conference call.

Another Democrat observer last night threatened their children.

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Poll watcher ned Staebler is the vice president of economic development for Wayne State University, a school located in Detroit. 

Michigan Democrat state legislature Representative-Elect Abraham Aiyash, 26

William M. Davis, a Detroit Police Commissioner, said that ethics charges should brought against the Republicans:

William Davis said:

“I am appalled at the actions of these two so-called Republicans. I would say that you all are confederates,” he said, “you all are not Republicans.”

“I will personally see to it that if we have to pay for— if Wayne County has to pay for anything, you two should have to pay for it, and you should be charged,” Davis said.

He said he wants to have “ethics charges” brought up on both canvassers.

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RockyMtn 1776
RockyMtn 1776
1 year ago

Spineless cowards. No wonder the Republicans are not backing Trump in any large numbers. His voters did their part now it’s up to others who must insure a fair and honest count. If one is to cowardly to do so, do not get into politics in any way, shape or form !