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ELECTION 2020: Everyone has eyes on Michigan, as legislature looks into Trump UNDERCOUNT revelation

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Across the nation it seems everyone is watching Michigan in the 2020 Presidential race. The focus on Michigan came after a Michigan county flipped back to its historically republican roots when a manual recount discovered that roughly 6000 votes for President Donald Trump had been given to Democratic candidate Joe Biden.

On Saturday Michigan’s Republican state joint legislature will hold a meeting to look into what some say are serious concerns with the ballot counting machines used in many counties in the state.

Officials with Antrim County posted updated results showing President Trump won the county with 9,783 votes making up 56.46% of ballots cast, as reported. Moreover, Joe Biden had only earned 7,289.

We will investigate the elections process and seek to determine whether improprieties exist.

Michigan State Sen. Ed McBroom

According to reports Antrim County officials have blamed the county’s election software saying totals counted did not match tabulator tapes. A local news station 6 News learned the “Dominion Voting System” is used Antrim County. It is also used in 64 other counties across the state of Michigan. This presents a huge problem and one that the Trump campaign is going to take up in the courts.

Even though Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, told the local 6 News the massively skewed results were the result of a “county user error” not a software issue, Republican state leaders aren’t buying it and want a manual recount of the other counties considering how close the two candidates are in ballot counts.

That same voting system is also used in 64 other counties across the state including, Ingham, Jackson, and Shiawassee, locally. The New York Post is reporting that “Biden holds a substantial 2.5 percent lead over Trump in Michigan, with 95 percent of the vote counted. Trump won the state by less than one percentage point in 2016.”

There can be no question that based on what was discovered in Antrim County the Trump campaign, along with the Republican leadership in Michigan have every right to demand recounts of the other counties that used the voter counting machines.

It’s the only way to ensure the sanctity of the vote and ensure that whoever won the state did so without any question of improprieties or mistakes.

“One candidate seems to want to pour gas on every potential fear and doubt … while the other seems uninterested in some very troubling reports and witness testimony,” tweeted State Sen. Ed McBroom, chairman of the Senate Oversight Committee. “We will investigate the elections process and seek to determine whether improprieties exist.”

You can follow Sara A Carer on Twitter @SaraCarterDC.

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New York City Dems Push Law to Allow 800,000 Non-Citizens to Vote in Municipal Elections

The New York City Council will vote on December 9 on a law to allow green-card holders and residents with work permits to vote in municipal elections

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New York’s Democratic party is battling over the constitutionality of voter laws. On December 9, the New York City Council will vote on a law to allow green-card holders and residents with work permits to vote in municipal elections.

“Around 808,000 New York City residents who have work permits or are lawful permanent residents would be eligible to vote under the legislation, which has the support of 34 of 51 council members, a veto-proof majority” reports Fox News.

“It’s important for the Democratic Party to look at New York City and see that when voting rights are being attacked, we are expanding voter participation,” Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez, a sponsor of the bill and Democrat who represents the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, told the New York Times. Rodriguez immigrated from the Dominican Republic and became a U.S. citizen in 2000.

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Laura Wood, Chief Democracy Officer for the mayor’s office, said at a hearing on the bill in September that the law could violate the New York State Constitution, which states that voters must be U.S. citizens age 18 or older.

Mayor Bill de Blasio indicated he could veto the bill following the September hearing.
“We’ve done everything that we could possibly get our hands on to help immigrant New Yorkers—including undocumented folks—but…I don’t believe it is legal,” de Blasio told WNYC radio at the time.

Mayor-elect Eric Adams, however, submitted testimony to the September hearing in favor of the bill. “In a democracy, nothing is more fundamental than the right to vote and to say who represents you and your community in elected office…Currently, almost one million New Yorkers are denied this foundational right.”

The legislation was first introduced two years ago, but had not yet gained traction due to the legal concerns.

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