By CAITLIN DeLUCA
Capital News Service
LANSING – Local election officials are preparing for something no one has ever done in Michigan – recount the ballots of a presidential election. The Board of Canvassers Friday deadlocked 2-2 over President-elect Donald Trump’s objection to a recount. That means the recount will go ahead, election officials said. “If the board adopts the objection from a three-one vote, then the recount would be over with,” said Fred Woodhams, a press aide for the Secretary of State’s Office which administers elections. “If the board does not adopt the objection, either from a three-one vote or on a two-two deadlock, the recount would start.”
And now election clerks have to scramble to get counting.