2020 Election Denialist Resurfaces in Michigan County Clerk’s Office | State

DETROIT — A Michigan activist who promoted false claims that the 2020 presidential election was stolen from former President Donald Trump and who once live-streamed a protest outside Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson’s home has started working at the Macomb County Clerk’s Office.

The hiring of Genevieve Peters in an office that helps administer local elections concerns some battleground county Democrats ahead of the Nov. 8 midterm vote. But Macomb County Clerk Anthony Forlini, a Republican, defended Peters, who he said was brought in around May.

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