AG's Office Corrects Misinformation Regarding Election Lawsuit

Contact: Kelly Rossman-McKinney 517-512-9342
Agency: Attorney General

December 11, 2020

LANSING – In response to what appears to be a swirl of misinformation being circulated among Republican activists accusing the Department of Attorney General of suppressing information, Michigan Department of Attorney General Communications Director Kelly Rossman-McKinney issued the following statement:

"On Wednesday, the Michigan Department of Attorney General filed a motion to intervene on behalf of Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson in Bailey v Antrim County, currently before 13th Circuit Court Judge Kevin A. Elsenheimer. Judge Elsenheimer granted the motion following a hearing yesterday. During that hearing, the plaintiff’s attorney indicated that the results of the inspection of the Antrim County tabulator being conducted by the plaintiff and his agents has not been completed. Therefore, NO information regarding the inspection has been made available to Judge Elsenheimer, Secretary Benson or the Department of Attorney General Dana Nessel. Further, this information is already subject to a protective order issued by Judge Elsenheimer."

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