by James at NY Breaking
The entire local government of a small Michigan township was voted out this week, in a recall election over concerns about a Chinese-affiliated company’s plans to build an electric vehicle battery plant nearby.
In a special election on Tuesday, Green Charter Township’s five incumbent board members, who are all Republicans, were voted out in favor of candidates who ran without any party affiliation.
Hours after the vote, the town’s new leaders wasted no time, changing the locks on the township’s main government building, according to NewsNation National Correspondent Brian Entin.
The community of just 3,219 residents leans Republican, and the surrounding county voted in favor of Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election by a margin of 22 percentage points.
The petition that launched the recall election accused town officials of…Continue Reading