Michigan police are investigating a whole lot of absentee ballots that had been found in a storage unit in Thetford, Michigan.
WWMT reported Rachel Stanke, who serves because the Thetford Township Supervisor, alerted the Michigan state police in 2022 over the opportunity of absentee ballots being saved in an improper method.
After being alerted the MSP launched an investigation and found near 300 absentee ballots inside a storage unit.
Since alerting the police, Stanke heard no additional info concerning the investigation which led her to file a FOIA request to MSP asking for details about the investigation.
Stanke’s FOIA request was granted by MSP and revealed 289 ballots had been found inside a storage unit “that was rented by a former township worker whose identify has been redacted.”
As of proper now Michigan police are nonetheless investigating how the ballots obtained there.
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A township supervisor in Genesee County is speaking about a whole lot of absentee ballots that had been present in a storage unit. The ballots had been from the 2020 election, in line with Rachel Stanke, the Thetford Township Supervisor. Stanke says she alerted Michigan State Police.
“289 absentee ballots had been present in a storage unit and downtown Clio,” says Stanke. She tells Mid-Michigan NOW that she first discovered about the opportunity of ballots present in a field again in 2021. On the time, she says she alerted the Michigan Lawyer Basic’s Workplace and the Secretary of State’s Workplace, she later discovered she wanted to contact Michigan State Police. Michigan State Police recovered the ballots within the storage unit in August 2022.
A number of months in the past, Stanke filed a Freedom of Data Act request for particulars concerning this investigation. Her request was authorised by means of MSP. Stanke says the storage unit was one which was rented by a former township worker whose identify has been redacted from the FOIA paperwork.
Mid Michigan Now lined the story completely.