Fight at Michigan polling location caught on video

Posted at 9:36 PM, Nov 09, 2016

YPSILANTI TWP. Mich–  Authorities say an argument between a women supporting presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and another backing Donald Trump near a southeastern Michigan polling place led a man to shove one of the women, sparking a large fight.

Washtenaw County Sheriff’s spokesman Derrick Jackson says the women started arguing outside Tuesday morning after voting in Ypsilanti. Jackson says a man “interjected himself” and shoved one of the women who fell but wasn’t injured.

After that, he says other people “started getting into the fray,” but no other violence was reported.

It wasn’t immediately clear how many people were involved or which candidate the man was supporting.

Sheriff’s deputies broke up the argument and took names, but nobody was arrested. Jackson says a report will be forwarded to the prosecutor’s office for review.

A portion of the confrontation was caught on cellphone video and later posted to Facebook

Warning: video contains graphic language

The Associated Press contributed to this report