On November 21 local time, Ronna McDaniel, chairman of the Republican National Committee (RNC), and Laura Cox, chairman of the Republican Party of Michigan, wrote to urge the Ticket Commission to adjourn for 14 days and conduct a comprehensive audit. and survey to “Resolve the number and report of program anomalies”.
“The fact that these violations are now covered up without a thorough review will only exacerbate the distrust among Michigan voters,” the letter read. John James, a Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, also requested an extension for similar reasons.
The move to halt the Michigan election certification process came after President Trump failed to convince Republican members of the Michigan legislature to help the state lean towards him. After meeting with Trump at the White House on Friday (20th), Michigan Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey and House Speaker Lee Chatfield said they had not received any new ones that would change Michigan’s election results. Information.
Democratic presidential candidate Biden won about 150,000 votes from Michigan voters. The state is one of the few that Trump team has challenged the law. Michigan plans to certify the election results on Monday (23rd).
Some Michigan voters filed a lawsuit in federal court for the District of Columbia on Friday (20th), saying that the legal challenge launched by the Trump campaign to local election officials was a sign of voter suppression.