Reading Time: 5 minutes Wisconsin lawmakers want to cut longshot candidate’s requests for recounts to save time and money. But critics say that recounts represent our last safeguard against election error and fraud.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The final cost of Wisconsin’s presidential election recount was way lower than state officials had projected, leading the Stein campaign to suspect that sinister motives were at play.
Reading Time: < 1 minute WhoWhatWhy has filed a public records request with three Wisconsin counties seeking access to digital images of paper ballots from the recount. These counties — where Donald Trump got an unexpected surge of votes — chose to use optical scanners despite their notorious unreliability.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Why did so many people in Russia and its former republic of Kyrgyzstan visit government-affiliated websites in a small Wisconsin county? Were efforts afoot to probe security systems? With a recount in the close election, and questions about whether vote totals could be hacked, this is very interesting.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Officials in at least two counties where paper ballots are being counted by optical scanners have chosen not to preserve the digital images of the ballots. One election integrity activist finds that outrageous.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A lot is riding on the volunteers and officials conducting recounts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania. This election has revealed that the US election system is broken, but these Americans represent what remains right.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Three Wisconsin counties with huge, unexpected shifts to Trump are not hand-counting some or all of their paper ballots — though they could if they wanted.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Experts insist that a full manual recount is the only way to ensure that the Wisconsin result is correct. A judge and election officials seem to agree … but the judge was unable to order it due in part to state law, and it might still not take place across the state, unless the public demands it.