ANTRIM COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- Out in Antrim County, several townships are held elections on Tuesday.
A normally smaller election in rural Antrim County drawing extra attention after an error by the clerk in the November election flipped a historically red county blue before county officials eventually corrected the results.
What happened back in November attracted national attention and Tuesday was the first election since the incident.
Antrim County Clerk Sheryl Guy said things were slow Tuesday, similar to other May elections.
She said the townships are all going to use the same Dominion voting machines that were used in the November election.
The townships with voting machines that were examined as part of a lawsuit against the county alleging election fraud would use rental Dominion voting machines
In Forest Home Township, the clerk said about 400 of the 1,700 registered voters will have voted by the end of the day.
The clerk said they are trying to make this election as normal as possible, but are still following COVID protocols.
“There’s nothing different. We do it the same for every election,” Forest Home Township Clerk Suzanne Mahan said. “There are rules that we have to follow, laws that tell us how to do things and that’s how we handle it. I just want people to feel comfortable and feel safe and care enough to come in and vote.”
Antrim County Clerk Sheryl guy said a hand recount can be requested by commissioners after the election.
Nine townships held elections in Antrim County on Tuesday.