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Report: No evidence of Michigan voter fraud

The report by East Lansing-based Anderson Economic Group was prompted by claims of election tampering by Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein as well as President Donald Trump’s unsubstantiated assertion that 3 million to 5 million people voted illegally in the 2016 election.

AEG CEO Patrick Anderson said Monday his firm’s latest data analysis shows “there’s no evidence” of any systematic manipulation of Michigan votes.

“Right now we’re looking and we’re not finding anything,” Anderson said. The 2016 election results were consistent with patterns in the 2012 results, he said, adding that any hacking would have resulted in a glaring deviation from trends in past elections.

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