Election Recount Effort Stalls

Posted by on Dec 16, 2016 in Current Events
Election workers recount votes on Flint ballots, as they begin the process of a statewide recount on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016 at Genesee County Administration Building in Flint, Michigan

Election workers recount votes on Flint ballots, as they begin the process of a statewide recount on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016 in Flint, Michigan. Credit: Jake May/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP Images

This week, over on the Election Central Web site we take a look at what happened with Dr. Jill Stein’s election recount efforts.

The presidential election recount initiated recently by former Green Party candidate Dr. Jill Stein has stalled. Citing potential vote tampering and interference, Dr. Stein began recount efforts in three key battleground states: Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin. In order to win the election, Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton would need to win all three of these states, all of which went narrowly to Trump on election night.However, as the days ticked by and the federal certification deadline of December 13 passed, the chances for a different outcome grew less likely. Here, a look at where things stand in each of the three recount states.

To learn more, click here to visit the Election Central Web site.

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