Michigan charges false electors

Posted on AllSides July 19th, 2023
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A group of Michigan Republicans who allegedly posed as electoral college members after the 2020 election are now facing felony charges. Prosecutors allege the 16 people, including former state Republican Party co-chair Meshawn Maddock, tried to award the state’s electoral college votes to Donald Trump. That’s despite him losing the state by around 154,000 votes. Attorney General Dana Nessel announced the charges Tuesday in a video. She said the defendants were trying to upend the democratic process. “Undoubtedly, there will be those who claim these charges are political in nature,...

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