A Michigan resident’s toilet joke might actually be a federal crime, according to local election officials.
As a joke protest against voting by mail, someone put a toilet on their front lawn with a sign that read “Place mail in ballots here.”
A political prankster in Michigan got the attention of elections officials by putting a toilet on their lawn with a sign telling passersby to “Place mail in ballots here.”https://t.co/XMHjtGQrJM
— New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) September 19, 2020
But a local Democratic clerk filed a complaint with police, pointing out that “It is a felony to take illegal possession of an absentee ballot.” Uh oh!