The defendants, acting on evidence that the election in their State had been stolen after the unlikely early morning spike in votes for Joe Biden, planned to submit alternative electors on behalf of President Trump to the Electoral College.
This is the same tactic that Democrats had attempted in the 2016 election and promoted as a contingency in case they lost in 2020. As with the "classified documents" charges against President Trump, no Democrats were charged and it wasn't a crime until Republicans did the same.
Meshawn Maddock and Marian Sheridan have been charged with:
Two counts of Forgery, a 14-year felony,
One count of Conspiracy to Commit Uttering and Publishing, a 14-year felony,
One count of Uttering and Publishing, a 14-year felony,
One count of Conspiracy to Commit Election Law Forgery, a 5-year felony, and
Two counts of Election Law Forgery, a 5-year felony.
Attorney General Nessel has a history of using her office to silence political opposition. In 2020 she threatened to prosecute an independent journalist for reporting on #DetroitLeaks, which were a series of undercover recordings that captured partisan activity during Detroit poll worker training. Nessel made similar threats against Republican Secretary of State candidate Kristina Karamo in 2022.
Meshawn Maddock and Marian Sheridan are everyday Americans, moms and grandmothers who love their country and are being targeted by their Democrat AG because they dared to support President Trump. To Dana Nessel, they are guilty of the crime of being effective political opposition. Without your support, they will spend years in prison while hardened criminals walk the streets. Please donate to their defense now and stand against Communist subversion of the law!