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Written instructions for Detroit election handling found


Just The NewsNewly obtained printed absentee ballot instructions for election workers in Detroit confirm that oral instructions described by a city election worker in a post-election sworn affidavit would have been egregious violations of city election rules.

The instructions, obtained by Just the News through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, were crystal clear concerning signature matching and ballot dating: Verification of signatures on absentee ballots was mandatory, and ballots were to be stamped with the date on which they are received.

Detroit election worker Jessy Jacob, a longtime city employee, testified in November that she was instructed by supervisors to ignore signatures on absentee ballots and to fraudulently backdate late-arriving absentee ballots to make them appear to be valid.

To be clear: The written instructions match what the law requires, and multiple individuals have testified under penalty of perjury that they were given different, illegal, verbal instructions during the election.

This entry was published Thu Apr 22 22:09:26 CDT 2021 by TriggerFinger and last updated 2021-04-22 22:09:26.0. [Tweet]

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