When Michigan state Senator Ruth Johnson (R) asked residents to send her evidence of ballot applications sent to dead, noncitizen, or underage so-called voters by Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson (D), she got hundreds of ballots in just a few days.
Benson used CARES Act funds to send out ballots unsolicited to all 7.7 million registered voters in the state, which didn’t sit well with Johnson or many other Republicans who have been concerned about voter fraud from universal mail-in voting.
It appears that whether from neglect, error or a purposeful attempt at fraud, Johnson now has hundreds of examples to support her concerns.
Johnson said that Benson is breaking state law by sending the ballots, and is seeking to get the action discontinued before the November election when consequences could be even more dire.
Michigan is a swing state where President Donald Trump won by only 11,000 votes in 2016, Johnson noted.
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