Republican Michigan state Sens. Lana Theis and Tom Barrett called on Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson Thursday to do a complete audit before the election results are certified.
“Every citizen deserves to have faith in the integrity of the election process and its outcome,” the letter reads. “It is our responsibility, as elected public servants, to assure the people of Michigan of the process’s integrity through complete transparency and the faithful investigation of any allegations of wrongdoing, fraud, or abuse.”
INBOX: Michigan GOP state senators are requesting a full audit of the 2020 General Election. pic.twitter.com/yd9GcDg5QU
— Chris Pandolfo (@ChrisCPandolfo) November 12, 2020
“Unfortunately, a number of serious allegations have been made which cannot and should not be ignored,” the letter continued, citing a “glitch” in Antrim county along with allegations of “mishandled” ballots. The letter also cites allegations that poll watchers were not allowed to observe the ballot process.
Antrim County, a traditionally Republican county that initially flipped blue this election flipped back to red after a manual recount of votes found thousands of votes meant for President Donald Trump accidentally went for Joe Biden. The county uses “Dominion Voting System,” which is