Muskegon County Prosecutor D.J. Hilson, a Democrat, will serve as special prosecutor in a Michigan vote tabulator tampering case. He’ll consider possible charges against Republican attorney general nominee Matthew DePerno and others identified in a state investigation.
Barry County Sheriff Dar Leaf, suspected of wrongdoing in a vote machine tampering case, wanted to seize tabulators in three Michigan communities, according to search warrant requests obtained by Bridge.
Judge dismisses Attorney General Dana Nessel and Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson from lawsuit by ‘constitutional sheriff’ alleging the state interfered in his investigation of the presidential election.
At least one would-be elector whose signature appeared on a document falsely declaring President Trump the winner of the 2020 election was interviewed by federal investigators Thursday. A Trump campaign attorney involved in the Michigan effort was also subpoenaed.
The Barry County sheriff files suit claiming state police are interfering with his probe. Local officials say they wish Leaf would probe ‘some of the other situations in the county, everything from drugs to murders to God knows what.”
A review by Michigan Auditor General Doug Ringler’s office prompted an investigation into 41 potential “duplicate” votes in the 2020 presidential election that former President Trump continues to protest.
The U.S. House Select Committee on the January 6 Attack subpoenaed former Michigan Republican Party Chairwoman Laura Cox on Tuesday, requesting information about Rudy Giuliani’s attempts to pressure state lawmakers into rejecting election results and appointing pro-Trump electors.
Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson requested the investigation after her office received reports ‘an unnamed third party was allowed to access vote tabulator component.’ The first-term Democrat suggested the breach may be related to ongoing attempts to undermine the 2020 presidential election.
The first-term attorney general says there was enough evidence to prosecute GOP officials including state party co-chair Meshawn Maddock for submitting a false certificate claiming Trump carried the state in 2020.
New emails and testimony shows former President Donald Trump and allies continued to spread false claims about Michigan election results even after Homeland Security and Justice officials debunked a report on Antrim County voting machines.