“Instead, this seemed to be an effort to make a humorous political statement,” the statement said.
Byrum, who drives by the home on her way to work, said she didn’t see the toilet Tuesday. She said she respects the decision by the prosecutor but added that “elections are never a laughing matter.”
“The safety and secure administration of elections is of utmost importance,” Byrum said.
She has been critical of President Donald Trump, who has offered mixed messages on voting by mail. Election officials fear that Trump’s earlier claims about “mayhem” could cause anxiety among voters at a time when absentee ballots are being promoted to avoid coronavirus risks.
About 2.4 million Michigan voters so far have asked for absentee ballots.