On Tuesday night, President-elect Donald Trump continued his campaign to undermine the Michigan election results, turning the Board of State Canvassers into a focal point. Tens of thousands of people watched a live stream of the board meeting from around the globe. Meanwhile, a few dozen pro-Trump supporters gathered outside the headquarters of Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson in downtown Lansing.
Democrat Joe Biden won michigan by 154,188 votes
Democrat Joe Biden won Michigan by 154,188 votes, but there are a number of questions about how the election was conducted. Many people believe that there were dozens of illegal votes cast during the election. Some even question whether there was fraud. Election officials have questioned the validity of the election, citing mistakes in voting procedures.
The state has been dominated by lawsuits over the election results. Attorneys for Trump and his campaign have filed dozens of lawsuits, with the Associated Press listing more than 50. So far, more than 30 have been dismissed while about 10 are awaiting action. Some of the lawsuits were related to how the absentee voting deadline was extended.
Republican Gretchen Whitmer defeated incumbent Democrat Gary Peters in the Democratic primary
Michigan voters will now decide if a Republican or a Democrat will be governor of the state. In the Democratic primary, Republican Gretchen Whitmer defeated incumbent democrat Gary Peters, but the results of the general election will likely be more complicated. Peters was a target of Senate majority Republicans, and the results are still far from clear. Nevertheless, the results are a good sign for the state’s political future.
Whitmer’s victory was not the only upset in Michigan’s congressional races. Two candidates ran for the same seat, and both had significant political experience. Whitmer, a former TV anchor, received 56% of the vote, compared to only 23% for Peters. The seat covers the city of Flint and the surrounding region.
Dixon became the Republican Party’s first female gubernatorial nominee
Dixon is a businesswoman from Norton Shores who is backed by President Trump and a conservative television commentator. She is also a breast cancer survivor and a married mother of four school-age daughters. Dixon’s strong campaign received endorsements from the DeVos family, the Chamber of Commerce, and several anti-abortion organizations. The family is well known in Michigan politics and includes Betsy DeVos, who was secretary of education under Trump’s administration until she was forced to resign over a riot on Jan. 6, 2021.
Dixon topped a field of five other Republican candidates during the Aug. primary election, earning the endorsement of former President Donald Trump. Her victory ensured that she will face incumbent Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in the fall. Dixon worked in the steel industry before becoming a candidate for office. She is the first female Republican to have won a gubernatorial primary in the state.
Dixon’s comments mock Democrats who use inclusive and politically correct language
Republican candidates in Michigan are battling for the governor’s seat in the state. Dixon, a former conservative radio host, is backed by the Michigan Chamber of Commerce. He also has the support of several anti-abortion groups and the family of Betsy DeVos, the former education secretary in Trump’s cabinet, who resigned following the Jan. 6 riot.
After winning the Republican primary for governor, Dixon will now face Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. Dixon received nearly 41 percent of the vote in the primary, topping her nearest opponent Kevin Rinke with 235,573 votes. His victory over Whitmer, the incumbent governor, was fueled by a late endorsement from former President Donald Trump. However, Dixon’s campaign was slammed by attacks from her GOP rivals over her ties to the DeVos family and her support from “establishment” voters.