GOP Members of Wayne County Canvassing Board Withdraw Votes to Certify Election, Say They Were Threatened, Audit Was Denied The two Republican members of Board of Canvassers in Wayne County, Michigan, who initially refused to vote in favor of certifying the election results, then shortly afterward voted to certify, have rescinded their votes in favor of certifying. Monica Palmer and William Hartmann submitted signed affidavits Wednesday describing their reasons for not wanting to certify the results, as well as the treatment they received from fellow board members and public commenters.