Did Michigan’s Election Website Show Donald Trump Winning the State?

Even though it was announced on Wednesday that Joe Biden won Michigan, a viral Instagram post with a screenshot of the vote tally for Michigan, is suggesting otherwise. 

This is false. The Michigan secretary of state’s website does not say Trump won. 

On Thursday morning, the secretary of state’s office quickly clarified the matter on Twitter, explaining that “Michigan’s election system is decentralized,” and that the media gets to see real time results from “local jurisdictions.” 

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