Just trust the process. That’s what the American people are constantly told concerning voting in the U.S. Well, here’s another example of why people — no matter what the political topic might be — need to keep a skeptical mind.
The Detroit News reported that Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson's office announced last Friday that 10,600 absentee ballots were rejected during the state’s August 4 primary. Of the rejected ballots, Benson’s office reported “846 were not accepted because the voter was dead.”
According to The Detroit News:
More than 6,400 of Michigan's 10,600 absentee ballots rejected Aug. 4 were turned away because they arrived after Election Day, Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson's office said Friday.
Another 2,225 ballots were discarded because there was no signature on the envelope; 1,111 were rejected because the voter moved; and 846 were not accepted because the voter was dead, according to data from Benson's office.
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Well, isn’t that special. At least Benson’s office caught the faulty ballots. But the question remains, if those were just the ballots they found and rejected, how many questionable ballots slipped through the cracks?
Here are some of the ways voter fraud is carried out: