Trump: Michigan Election Official a ‘Hater’ in Ballot Snafu

The state mistakenly created overseas absentee ballots that didn’t list U.S. Vice President Mike Pence.

  • Published 18 September 2020

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — President Donald Trump called Michigan’s top election official a “Trump Hater” Thursday after the state mistakenly created overseas absentee ballots that didn’t list Vice President Mike Pence. The ballots instead paired Trump, a Republican, with Jeremy “Spike” Cohen of the Libertarian Party. The Michigan secretary of state office acknowledged that as many as 400 ballots downloaded by local election clerks may have been erroneous. But the state said the problem was… Read at AP News