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It is normal that a recount of millions of votes will change the final numbers, and a slightly different count is not necessarily a sign of foul play. Still, there are some very interesting things to look for as recount results are made public.
In our process of reporting on the ongoing recount efforts across multiple states, WhoWhatWhy wanted to take a closer look at just how feasible a hand recount actually is for an election. We were fortunate to receive insight from Virginia Martin, who has experience with the process as the Democratic Commissioner for the Columbia County Read More
The Michigan State Board of Canvassers adjourned a Friday morning meeting without reaching a decision on a request by the campaign of President-elect Donald Trump. The board deadlocked 2-2 along party lines. But this hasn’t stopped plans for a recount.
Republicans control 25 out of 50 Attorneys General, 31 out of 50 Secretaries of State, and 69 out of 99 State Legislative bodies. This shaped the election — and it might be shaping the recount.
Donald Trump won Michigan by a mere 10,704 votes out of 4.8 million. Under the circumstances a recount seems reasonable. But Trump, who himself warned of likely vote fraud, now objects to an inspection of the results.