A Michigan clerk appears to have taken a determined stand against lawn commode voting.
The problem is not that Barb Byrum, the clerk of Ingham County is entirely humorless.
Rather, she appears legally clueless in a complaint filed against a Mason, Michigan resident who put a toilet on their lawn with a sign that reads, “Place mail in ballots here.” Byrum could have denounced it as scatological, but instead declared it unlawful on the basis of an absurd theory that people would mistake the toilet for a polling place or mailbox. However, the Democratic clerk vowed to “quash” anyone mocking the election in this way. ….