Despite every baseless fraud allegation collapsing in Michigan's federal and state courts, @MIGOPChair and @GOP want to delay certification scheduled for Monday for 14 days based on claims they cannot prove before judges.

ICYMI: Story by @DetroitNews…
To be clear:

The cases in question were brought by the Trump campaign and its allies, not the chairwoman or the party.

They were either dismissed by judges or withdrawn.

To review:

One state case…
In a federal case in Michigan, the Trump campaign withdrew their claims and then lied about the reason in a court filing.…
This one wasn't by the campaign, but a lawsuit that featured an affidavit endorsing the debunked Dominion conspiracy theory was also rejected by judges in Michigan.…

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23 Nov
The Michigan Board of Canvassers meeting has begun.

Preliminary remarks by Jonathan Brater touts "unprecedented" and "inspiring" public participation during a pandemic.
"Few see or well understand the dedication that it takes to run an election," Mr. Brater observes, adding this means they usually hear from the critics—particularly the unfair one.
"Overall, we had an extremely well run and secure election," Brater notes.
Read 13 tweets
22 Nov
"The results were accurate and complete, and it's time to move forward."

Vice-Chairman @JackSellers's remarks moving to certify Maricopa County, AZ election returns on Fri.


Unanimous approval.

WATCH how it happened.

Highlight reel in thread.
"It's time to dial back the rhetoric, conspiracies and false claims. In a free democracy, elections result in some people's candidate losing... I'm not going to violate the law or deviate from my own more compass."

— Chair @ClintLHickman (R), adding some pushed him to do that
"I have not played games with any other canvass we have voted we have voted on over the past eight years of sitting in this chair and as sitting on this board. I am not calculating or playing games today."

— Maricopa County Supervisor @Steve_Chucri (R), certifying the election
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21 Nov

A federal judge DISMISSES WITH PREJUDICE the bid by Team Trump to "discard millions of votes legally cast by Pennsylvanians" in a blistering ruling.

ICYMI: Coverage of the hearing @LawCrimeNews…
JUDGE: "In other words, Plaintiffs ask this Court to disenfranchise almost seven million voters. This Court has been unable to find any case in which a plaintiff has sought such a drastic remedy in the contest of an election."
That outcome would require "compelling legal arguments and factual proof."

"That has not happened," the judge found.
Read 9 tweets
21 Nov
"I was inspired by my grandfather who was a World War II vet. He went to Europe to fight for democracy."

One of Maricopa County's four GOP supervisors explains why he voted together with a Democrat to certify a vote that led to POTUS-elect Joe Biden's victory in Arizona.

A moving speech by @BillGatesAZ, one of many delivered with his fellow five-member board in Arizona last night.
To reiterate, every single member of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors—comprised of four Republicans and one Democrat—voted last night to certify the election there.
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21 Nov
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has a meeting to certify the vote in Arizona.

Watch along with me here.
Refreshing to hear the steady demolition of myths, conspiracies and tall tales by the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors.

* Dead voter rumors
* Dominion nonsense

Dispensing with them all in turn, knowing there's a global audience.
Read 6 tweets
20 Nov
Follow live coverage of failed GOP candidate Jim Marchant's longshot bid for an election re-do after getting pummeled by ~5 points and +10K votes at the ballot.

Marchant stumbles out the gate, @ZoeTillman observes below in her live-tweet.

10-min recess right now.
Mary Anne Miller, repping Clark County Clerk Joe Gloria, slams failed GOP candidate Jim Marchant's lawyer for his opening rant.

"Mr. [Craig] Mueller said some extraordinary things, and they're all completely baseless," Miller says, adding he got facts of voting machines wrong.
DNC's attorney Kevin Hamilton is now up.

"It's not like Clark County in the United States that uses the Agilis machine."

It's used across the country, and a challenge against it has been rejected before, he notes.
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