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Two ballot recount votes from November election are underway in Michigan

Emma Winowiecki
Michigan Radio

Controversial partial recounts for two Michigan ballot questions are underway.

Proposals 2 and 3 passed by wide margins. Officials say the results are not at risk of being overturned.

Still, challengers were busy at a recount site in Midland County, where votes from five counties were being recounted.

Technical reasons prevented 3 of the 16 precincts from being recounted.

Ann Manary is the Midland County Clerk. She hopes the recount process removes any concerns about the election process.

“I don’t think that anyone should think that ‘Oh my goodness, because I couldn’t recount a precinct that therefore there’s all this election fraud’. OK, that’s not what’s happening here.”

One challenge organizer says they will share their findings with those watching other recounts over the next few weeks.