The Wayne County Board of Canvassers abruptly changed course, certified the results of the Nov. 3 election
The Wayne County Board of Canvassers abruptly changed course Tuesday night and certified the results of the Nov. 3 election, after initial deadloc.
Demanding that the Secretary of State's office conduct a "comprehensive audit" of precincts with unexplained out-of-balance tallies.
The high-stakes vote, with the eyes of the nation on Michigan's largest county, apparently took place while the video stream for the virtual meeting wasn't working.
At around 9 p.m., the board voted again. This time, it unanimously approved the results on the condition that the Michigan Secretary of State’s office conduct an audit of unbalanced precincts—locations where the number of ballots cast doesn’t match the number of people who signed into the polling locations to vote.