There were more votes than people in Detroit in the recent U.S. presidential election.
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President Donald Trump tweeted that there were more votes than people in Detroit.
In Detroit, there are FAR MORE VOTES THAN PEOPLE. Nothing can be done to cure that giant scam. I win Michigan!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 18, 2020
Detroit's Votes Might Not Count and That Would be a Win for the Trump Team; UPDATE: Canvassers Reverse Course https://t.co/YtubD1eBz2— firstname.lastname@example.org (@grayeagleswolv1) November 19, 2020
Trump claimed that in Detroit, the number of votes was larger than the number of people who voted. As usual, Trump's tweet attracted thousands of users.
Misbar's investigation found no evidence of voter fraud in Detroit. Joe Biden was approved to be the winner of Michigan.
According to NBC News, President Trump lost the support of seniors and white college graduates in Michigan this year, which likely helped clear a path for Biden's projected win.
The U.S. Census Bureau reported that there are 670,000 people living in Detroit. The city says that 250,138 ballots were cast there.
Following the election, Trump began a series of legal challenges based on claims of widespread voter fraud and recounts. However, the claim about there being more votes than people in Detroit is false.