LANSING, Mich. – Michigan's 16 electoral votes were officially cast Monday in Lansing for President-elect Donald Trump.
Meanwhile, large crowds were protesting outside. Dozens of people stormed the capitol, demanding the Electoral College to "vote their conscience" and reject Trump. The steps to the Capitol were packed with people letting their voices be heard in the bitter cold.
"We feel that Trump is unfit to be president," David Annis said.
"I will not call him my president," Terra Moore said.
Trump also had supporters at the scene.
"I think we need to unite, and I think he'll try and do that," Sam Collier, a Republican Committee member from Washtenaw County, said.
The demonstration spilled inside the Capitol with hundreds chanting outside the chambers. But all 16 electors nominated Trump, ignoring the outside noise.
"Give him a chance," Judy Rapanos said.
Gov. Rick Snyder echoed the same statement.
"Law wasn't required to elect President-(elect) Trump," Snyder said. "They were excited to. So I'm glad it worked well today."
The people inside the of the chambers celebrated as they officially nominated Trump as president of the United States.