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Michigan AG lawsuit response: Election’s over, voters spoke

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The Michigan Attorney General’s office responded Wednesday to a legal filing asking the state Supreme Court to block certification of the November 3rd election.

The state’s response can be summarized as: the election’s over and the ballots are counted.

The case filed by poll challengers working for President Donald Trump’s campaign has lost in lower courts. And the challenge is to results tallied in Wayne County and Detroit. Those totals have been certified by the Wayne County Board of Canvassers – albeit after a wild and contentious meeting where Republican board members initially tried to block certification.

The state’s response to the lawsuit says if Republicans have a problem with the election, they can ask for a recount. But that can’t happen until the statewide results are certified Monday by the Board of State Canvassers.