Secretary Jocelyn Benson (D-MI) On Election Certification Delay
Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson speaks on delays in certifying the results of the presidential election, as well as penalties for canvassers who do not follow certification law. "We expect them to comply with that very clear legal duty," Sec. Benson stated. Aired on 11/20/2020.
Michigan State Representative Christine Greig talks with Rachel Maddow about being skeptical of the ability of state Republicans to honor the election results in the face of pressure from Donald Trump, and her faith that the courts will uphold democracy where Republicans fail. Aired on 11/20/2020. Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger told reporters "there will be a recount" as votes continue to be tallied in his state for the 2020 presidential election and promises an "open and transparent" process. Aired on 11/06/2020. Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman and Michigan Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist join Katy Tur to discuss the court cases the Trump administration is pursuing and the process to certify election results in their states. Aired on 11/23/2020. Jocelyn Benson, Michigan's Secretary of State, says she expects election results to be in by Friday but could come in sooner.