They were called racist. They were threatened. They cut a deal for an audit and they claim that deal was fulfilled by Democrats. Now, the two Republicans in the four-member Board of Canvassers for Wayne County have rescinded their certifying votes for the largest voting block in Michigan.
In a reversal of a reversal, the two Republican members—Chairwoman Monica Palmer and William C. Hartmann—have rescinded their affirming votes to certify the county’s ballots. They had originally voted against certification but changed their votes late yesterday. Now, we know why. According to Just The News:
In an extraordinary turnabout that foreshadows possible legal action, the two GOP members of Wayne County’s election board signed affidavits Wednesday night alleging they were bullied and misled into approving election results in Michigan’s largest metropolis and do not believe the votes should be certified until serious irregularities in Detroit votes are resolved.
The statements by Wayne County Board of Canvassers Chairwoman Monica Palmer and fellow GOP member William C. Hartmann rescinding their votes from a day earlier threw into question anew whether Michigan’s presidential vote currently favoring Democrat Joe Biden will be certified. They also signaled a possible legal confrontation ahead.
“I voted not to certify, and I still believe this vote should not be certified,” Hartmann said in his affidavits. “Until these questions are addressed, I remain opposed to certification of the Wayne County results.”
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If Wayne County’s votes are not included in the final vote tally, President Trump will win Michigan. But it’s unclear if the state will accept the rescinded votes by Palmer and Hartmann; they could move forward with the second unanimous vote as if nothing else happened. This would spark legal challenges that could take weeks to fully sort.
Originally, the GOP duo had voted against certification because of reports of widespread voter fraud throughout the county. Discrepancies in vote totals and numbers that simply didn’t jibe with reality prompted them to vote against certification. But they cut a deal to vote in favor of certification as long as there was a proper audit performed. They claim the state reneged on the deal and also claimed they were pressured through threats against their families.
According to The Gateway Pundit, it wasn’t just random people making threats towards the families of Palmer and Hartmann. It was people who knew them well.
Ned Staebler, the far left Democrat election observer threatened Hartmann and Palmer during an online conference call. Another Democrat observer last night threatened their children.
This race is turning into a wild ride. Meanwhile, mainstream media and Democrats continue to “assume the sale” and act as if nothing can change their desired results. But things are swinging in the President’s favor with every passing day.
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