According to "A Citizen's Guide to State Government" (prepared by Michigan Legislature)
An informed and active citizenry is the lifeblood of a democracy.I was at the Cobo Hall Conference Center on Thursday, 09/19/13, during the Manual Recount for the Detroit Primary Election 2013. With my own eyes, I saw duplicate handwriting on at least 100 ballots, for the write-in candidate (Mike Duggan), and these ballots came from two different precincts in the City of Detroit. In addition, there were 40-50 other people examining ballots over a 10-12-day period at Cobo Hall and these democracy-loving folks challenged thousands of ballots because of duplicate handwriting.
To see a few of the fraudulent ballots from the August 6, 2013 - Detroit Primary Election, click here and scroll down.
IMHO, if it is true that "all politics is local", then the USA has a rotton political system.