- Attempting to discredit election results in a battleground state, a number of social media posts shared this week make the claim that thousands of voters in Michigan had cast a ballot under the names of deceased people.
- “Here is a list of 14+ thousand dead people who voted in Wayne County (Detroit),” reads a Facebook post from The Liberalists that directs to an invalid link. The page asks users to “verify it” by doing a search of the names on the Michigan Voter Information Center.
- The Michigan Secretary of State’s office states on its fact-check page that ballots of voters who have died are rejected in Michigan, even if a voter cast an absentee ballot and then died prior to Election Day. They also debunked as “misinformation” the claim that a 118-year-old man named William Bradley had cast an absentee ballot, USA TODAY reported.
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