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Michigan should delay election certification, GOP Senate candidate says

Michigan’s Board of State Canvassers should delay Monday’s planned certification of the state’s Nov. 3 election results, a prominent state Republican said Friday.

John James, the GOP candidate who competed in the state’s U.S. Senate race earlier this month – but has not yet conceded to Democratic incumbent Sen. Gary Peters – made the request to the four member canvasser board, according to the Detroit Free Press.

“I submit this request because I am interested in the truth and protecting the integrity of our elections,” James wrote to the board, according to the newspaper. “Sometimes the truth takes time to surface, and it’s rarely easy to get to.”

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The panel, composed of two Republicans and two Democrats, is set to meet Monday to certify the state’s presidential election results, which showed Democrat Joe Biden defeating President Trump by about 155,000 votes, according to the Fox News Decision Desk.

In a letter to the board, James calls for a two-week delay “to fully audit the election results,” the Free Press reported. Read from source….