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Michigan Judge Approves Release of Names of Antrim County Election Investigators

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Michigan Judge Approves Release of Names of Antrim County Election Investigators

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A judge in Michigan ruled Monday that the state can release the names of an election investigation team that performed a forensic audit on voting machines and software last year. Circuit Judge Kevin Elsenheimer listened to arguments by Matthew DePerno, representing plaintiff William Bailey, and state lawyers before making his decision. DePerno entered a motion last month asking Elsenheimer to keep the names secret, saying they fear for their safety. “Plaintiff and the forensic team fear that disclosing the names and personal information (such as resume, curriculum vitae, address, and employer) will be detrimental to the forensic investigators,” DePerno wrote in the motion. But during the hearing, Assistant Attorney General Erik Grill said DePerno “deliberately requested to make that report a matter of national interest. “Now he wants to protect the identity of the people responsible for making that report. I don’t understand the argument and I don’t think there’s any legal …

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