A group of protesters gathered Wednesday at a Detroit Convention Center, where Michigan votes count continued, with video footage of the event showing people shouting “Stop Count,” and “Stop Vote.”
The same day news comes that the Trump campaign filed a lawsuit to stop the vote-counting process in the state.
Footage of the incident came shortly before both NBC News and CNN revealed the Democratic presidential nominee. Joe BidenJoe BidenAides Tries to Get Trump to Stop Trump from Attacking McCain: Reported by Arizona Reporting Rihanna Tells Executives to Target Georgia Mail Votes Late in New Trump Campaign Trial Count the day ‘Every Vote’: ‘Wait more’ As Michigan victor 16 electoral votes on Wednesday afternoon.
In a video shared by reporters Wednesday afternoon, dozens of people can be seen crowding outside the TCF Center in Detroit, where election workers gathered to count the remaining ballots.
The crowd started key chants such as “Stop the count,” and “Stop the vote”.
– Bloomberg Politics (@politics) November 4, 2020
Election Challengers, who were stopped outside the TCP Center by security and police chanting, “abstain the vote”, referring to the absentee voting count. pic.twitter.com/cNdC64y2qT
– Analyze Frank (@annalise_frank) November 4, 2020
Later footage from NBC News correspondent Steve Patterson pushed protesters against the windows of the counting hall. While officers can be seen blocking the doors at the entrance to the room, Patterson reported that election workers had started using pizza boxes to cover the windows to limit viewing.
They are being blocked by guards at the door.
– Steve Patterson (@PattersonNBC) November 4, 2020
A reporter from NBC’s Grand Rapids, Mich., Affiliate station, Wood-TV, said election officials claimed that the counting hall had already reached capacity as protesters started banging on the windows.
– Heather Walker (@_HeatherWalker) November 4, 2020
Biden overtakes President TrumpDonald John Trumpides tried to stop Trump in hopes of attacking McCain: Arizona officials warn that vote count may be delayed, leading to flood of dissolution New Trump campaign lawsuits late Reaching Georgia Mail Ballot Goals Reporting of their totals began Wednesday morning in Michigan as Detroit and suburban areas.
By Wednesday afternoon, the former Vice President led the state with more than 60,000 votes, according to an Associated Press estimate. Trump led the state in 2016 by fewer than 11,000 votes.
Trump’s campaign manager Bill stephenBill Steppinwinners and loser Trump campaign run as legal effort from 2020 election, as they stop Biden ‘count the stop’ pushes protesters toward door of Detroit’s counting On Wednesday, it was announced earlier that the team would file a lawsuit to halt the counting of votes in Michigan until the campaign was given “meaningful access” to observe the opening of ballots at multiple locations.
“We also demand a review of the ballots that were opened and counted, until we had meaningful access,” Stephen said in a statement. President Trump is committed to ensuring that all legal votes are counted in Michigan and everywhere. “
(D) Press Secretary, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel Ryan Jarvie issued a statement Wednesday afternoon following the Trump campaign’s threat of a lawsuit, stating that the department was “not notified by the Court of Claims about this lawsuit.”
Jarvi said in the statement, “Michigan elections have been conducted in a transparent manner, provided for both political parties and the public, and to ensure that all ballots are counted impartially and correctly ,” Twitter.
“When we are served, we will review it and respond accordingly,” Jarvi said. “Michigan will always continue to protect the rights of all voters to count their voters.”
Following a statement issued by President Trump’s 2020 campaign manager pointing to the possibility of a lawsuit in Michigan, Attorney General Dana Nessel’s press secretary Ryan Jarvi challenged the state’s ballot-counting process. Released: pic.twitter.com/qPANSEGynn
– Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel (@MIAttyGen) November 4, 2020