ANN ARBOR, MI — As votes were still being counted and the results of the 2020 presidential election slowly trickled in, residents and activists came together in Ann Arbor Wednesday evening to advocate for counting every vote.
We Make Michigan, a coalition of grassroots organizations, neighborhood groups, labor unions and communities who are working together to make sure every vote is counted, held a rally at the University of Michigan Diag Wednesday, as well as rallies in Detroit, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo and Traverse City.
In Ann Arbor, several community groups also attended the event, including the Washtenaw Action Council, Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice, Sunrise Ann Arbor and Huron Valley Democratic Socialists Organization.
With so many groups, it was important for everyone to have their voices heard and votes counted, according to UM senior Amytess Girgis.
“We’re hoping to emphasize that Michiganders have put a lot of effort into