Several precincts in Upper Peninsula will be involved in Proposal 3 recount

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Published: Dec. 6, 2022 at 10:38 AM EST
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MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - The State Board of Canvassers will be doing a recount of votes cast in the November 8 election for Proposals 2 and 3 after The Election Integrity Fund and Force filed for a partial recount.

Several precincts in the Upper Peninsula will take part in the recount.

According to documents sent out by the State Board of Canvassers, Marquette City Precincts 2, 5 and 7 along with Chocolay Twp. Precinct 1 will have a recount for Proposal 3 only.

In Dickinson County, precincts that will have a recount on Proposal 3 are City of Kingsford Precincts 1 and 2 and City of Norway Precinct 1. And in Houghton County, City of Houghton Precinct 2 will also be recounted.

According to Marquette County Clerk Linda Talsma, the recount will take place at the Marquette Township Hall beginning at Noon on Friday, Dec. 9.

In Chippewa County, City of Sault Ste. Marie Precincts 1, 2, and 3 will also have a recount on Proposal 3 at noon on Saturday in Sault Ste. Marie City Hall.

The recount for Proposal 2 is all in Lower Michigan and did not include any precincts from the Upper Peninsula.

Proposal 2 expanded early voting in Michigan. Proposal 3 enshrined abortion rights in the state constitution.