Michigan Resident Sentenced to 30 Days in Prison for Threatening Election Official and Her Family

BREAKING: Michigan Resident Sentenced to 30 Days in Prison for Threatening Election Official and Her Family

A Michigan resident has been sentenced to 30 days in prison for threatening an election official and her family. The sentencing comes nearly four years after the crimes were committed.

In November 2020, Monica Palmer, a Republican member of the Wayne County, Michigan Board of Canvassers, refused to certify the Detroit election results. This act led to death threats made against her and her family, including her daughter.

Palmer was subjected to doxing and public harassment by two prominent Democrats, Ned Staebler, the VP of Economic Development for Wayne State University, and State Rep. Abraham Aiyash.

A few days after Palmer's decision, Palmer began receiving graphic death threats from a 22-year-old woman living in New Hampshire. The threats were directed at Palmer's daughter as well.

The FBI conducted a search that led them to Katelyn Jones, a 22-year-old mother living in Epping, New Hampshire. Jones pleaded guilty to sending multiple threatening texts and communications to Palmer.

Despite the similarities between Jones' case and others, she received a lighter sentence. She will serve 30 days in prison unless the prison cannot meet her health needs.

This case exemplifies the devastating consequences of threatening election officials.

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