Federal judge rejects lawsuit seeking to decertify Michigan’s 2020 election results
A federal judge in Michigan has denied a lawsuit seeking to decertify the state’s Nov. 3, 2020 General Election results based on claims of widespread fraud in the distribution, collection, and counting of ballots. The election results were certified in Michigan on Nov. 23. Read the full opinion here:Michigan’s Board of State Canvassers voted Nov. 23 certify the Nov. 3, 2020 General Election results. The vote to certify Michigan’s election results officially awards the state’s 16 electoral votes to Joe Biden in the presidential election. Board member Norman D. Shinkle (R) abstained from voting after questioning the balance of votes in certain precincts, specifically in Detroit.
Michigan AG, SOS participate in ‘Making it Count: A Voter Information Town Hall’
LANSING, Mich. – Attorney General Dana Nessel and Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson answered voter questions at a town hall event Wednesday night. “Making it Count: A Voter Information Town Hall” took place at 7 p.m. Additionally, Kent County Clerk Lisa Posthumus-Lyons held a news conference Tuesday where she shared information to prepare voters for Election Day. Residents can also vote in person on Election Day, but because of the pandemic, you will be encouraged to wear a mask and practice social distancing. You can also register at your local clerk’s office on Election Day in Michigan to vote in the presidential election.
What to know before voting in General Election in Michigan on Nov. 3, 2020
Are Michigan polls still open for in-person voting during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic? All registered Michigan voters do also have the option to instead vote by mail using an absent voter ballot. Vote-by-mail option for Michigan votersThe state of Michigan mailed absentee voting applications to all registered Michigan voters in May for both this year’s August and November elections. Click here to learn more about voting by mail in Michigan for the 2020 General Election. Click here to view a sample of your Michigan ballot for the 2020 General Election.