The two GOP canvassers who relented and agreed to certify the election results in Wayne County, Michigan earlier this week now want to take it back, saying they were pressured into going along and that it doesn’t appear the state is going to comply with an apparent agreement to audit the results.
After an initial deadlock on Tuesday, canvassers Monica Palmer and William Hartmann agreed to certify the results with an apparent understanding that there would be an audit later on.
But Ms. Palmer indicated that it doesn’t appear Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson viewed the audit resolution as binding and said she wants to rescind her vote to certify the results.
“I initially voted not to certify the election, and I still believe this vote should not be certified and the State Board of Canvassers should canvass for an additional period,” reads an affidavit signed by Ms. Palmer and dated Wednesday evening.
On Tuesday, the canvassers deadlocked 2-2