- “…it has become clear that 75,000 votes in the counties with highly Democratic populations came back with no vote for President – but with votes for candidates lower down the ballot. This is what is referred to as an ‘undervote’ and is largely attributed to malfunctioning ballot reader machines. In a state that Trump won by 11,000 votes, this large number of undervotes could easily change the outcome of who won here.
Incredibly, Michigan laws prohibit a recount if there are discrepancies in reconciling the numbers of votes against the poll books. Which is insane, of course. . . . Under pressure from Trump’s extensive and expensive legal team, a federal judge stopped the Michigan recount yesterday.” Why Every American Should Care About Michigan’s Canceled Recount
- “Electoral College members demand information on Russian election hacking before Donald Trump vote,” Independent.
- “U.S. Energy Department balks at Trump request for names on climate change,” Reuters: “This feels like the first draft of an eventual political enemies list,” a Department of Energy employee, who asked not to be identified because he feared a reprisal by the Trump transition team, had told Reuters.
[Note from the future: NYMHM grew out of these public posts from Joanne Merriam’s Facebook account. We retain them here in archives to provide a record going back to the beginning of Trump’s presidency.]