This week, the Michigan Bureau of Elections released its audit findings for 136 Detroit precincts from the November 8, 2016 general election. The findings largely site human error, not illegal activity, resulted in mismatches between the number of ballots and recorded voters. The audit found the precinct imbalances were almost entirely caused by precinct worker mistakes, specifically:
To correct the problems identified in the audit, Bureau of Elections’ staff intends to work with city officials to train election day precinct workers beginning with the August 8 city primary election.
To read the full audit findings, please click here.
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