Vice Chair Aaron Van Langevelde, one of the MI Board of State Canvassers' two Republicans, apparently committing to vote to certify state's results for Biden:

"We have a duty to certify based on these returns, and we are limited to these returns."

That's ballgame.
Now it looks like they're just gonna hear lots and lots and lots and lots of public comment before they actually certify.

If you still want to watch, here is the link:
Based on his questions to MI election law expert and Detroit election official, Norman Shinkle (R) appears the lone vote against certification, seems to want to delay for full 40-day window based on conspiracy theories and unfounded suspicions of foul play in Detroit
Clerk by clerk
Ingham County Clerk Barb Byrum brought the heat at Norm, calling his considering not certifying "shocking and disgusting."

Norm asks a question.

Barb ain't having it.
GOP Sen. Candidate John James's lawyer arguing that board can hold off on certification pending Wayne County canvass investigation
"There's nothing in the law that gives me the authority to request an audit as part of the certification process...and we can't create out of thin air an adjournment" - Vice Chair Van Langevelde (R), shutting down GOP attempts to delay certification today

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