Lansing, September 16
President Donald Trump … and “Spike?” Local election clerks in Michigan downloading absentee ballots for residents abroad got ballots that listed Trump’s Republican working mate as Jeremy Cohen, who’s the Libertarian Party candidate for vp, the Michigan Secretary of State’s workplace stated.
Vice President Mike Pence wasn’t on the poll subsequent to Trump. Cohen, whose nickname is “Spike,” is working with Jo Jorgensen.
It was a “temporary error” that was fastened inside 90 minutes Tuesday, stated Tracy Wimmer, a spokeswoman for Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson.
“Approximately 400 ballots have been downloaded by clerks throughout this era; we do not know what number of have been despatched,” stated Wimmer.
Clerks have been instructed to reissue right ballots and inform voters to disregard the inaccurate poll in the event that they obtained one.
“If a voter does happen to return the incorrect ballot instead of the correct ballot, it will still count. The clerk will be instructed to duplicate a vote for Trump onto a ballot for Trump/Pence,” stated Wimmer.
The metropolis clerk in Livonia, Susan Nash, stated her workplace hasn’t downloaded any inaccurate ballots, however she has heard about the issue.
“I feel it is embarrassing. … It’s only one thing more for clerks to deal with,” Nash instructed the Detroit Free Press. AP