Detroit Evening Report: May 12, 2022: Trump supporters holding “election integrity” summit

Cleta Mitchell chairs the Election Integrity Network, which is organizing the summit.


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Former President Donald Trump’s allies are hosting an “election integrity” summit Friday and Saturday in Detroit. Some participants include Republication National Committee members, who have alleged election fraud in the last presidential election. Those claims have not been proven. The Detroit News reports the summit will cover topics such as starting and building local task forces/becoming a presence in the local election office, how to become an election inspector and working against the left.

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  • Nargis Rahman
    Nargis Hakim Rahman is the Civic Reporter at 101.9 WDET. Rahman graduated from Wayne State University, where she was a part of the Journalism Institute of Media Diversity.