Independent presidential candidate Roque de la Fuente filed for a recount in five counties in the state of Nevada, according to a local Fox affiliate report Wednesday. The recount will be held in Carson City, Douglas, Mineral, Nye, and Clark counties, with Fuente putting up the estimated cost of $14,000. The state of Nevada allows […]read more »
As former Green Party candidate Jill Stein continues her efforts for statewide election result recounts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania, a lesser known third-party candidate is quietly filing his own recount requests in other states across the country. Roque “Rocky” De La Fuente, a 2016 Reform Party candidate who ran on his track record as […]read more »
CARSON CITY, Nev. (KOLO) The request arrived by email a few minutes shy of closing time Tuesday at the Nevada Secretary of State’s office.
Reform Party candidate Roque “Rocky” De La Fuente was requesting a recount of the vote in the presidential election.
For the record, the businessman-political activist says like Green Party candidate Jill Stein, who has requested the other recounts, he is seeking to ensure the integrity of the system.
He adds that he chose Nevada, which Hillary Clinton won by more than two percentage points, to counter Stein’s requests in states that went for Donald Trump.
Stein failed to make the Nevada ballot and could not have requested the recount. De La Fuente did appear, coming in dead last with just 2,552 votes out of more than a million cast.
FT. LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES, November 30, 2016 /EINPresswire.com/ — FT. LAUDERDALE, Florida, November 30, 2016 – After withdrawing his presidential recount petition in Wisconsin, “Rocky” Roque De La Fuente almost immediately filed for a recount in Nevada. De La Fuente was the first to file for a recount in Wisconsin but withdrew his petition […]read more »
Just when you thought the post-election recount circus couldn’t get any more ridiculous, it has. Per NBC, Roque “Rocky” De La Fuente, an independent 2016 U.S. presidential candidate, has officially filed a recount petition with the Secretary of State of Nevada requesting recounts in 93 precincts. Rocky won 2,552 votes in the state of Nevada […]read more »
By Associated Press November 30 LANSING, Mich. — The Latest on presidential recount efforts in Michigan, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Nevada (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Nevada election officials will recount ballots in five counties after independent presidential candidate Roque De La Fuente requested and paid about $14,000 for the effort. De La Fuente finished last […]read more »
FT. LAUDERDALE, Florida (KOLO) – After withdrawing his presidential recount petition in Wisconsin, “Rocky” Roque De La Fuente almost immediately filed for a recount in Nevada. De La Fuente was the first to file for a recount in Wisconsin but withdrew his petition when Jill Stein duplicated his effort and the estimated cost of the […]read more »
MADISON — Independent Rocky De La Fuente has dropped his part of the request for a recount of the Wisconsin presidential ballots, leaving the Green Party’s Jill Stein to keep it going. The state Elections Commission has raised its cost estimate for the statewide recount to $3.9 million, and De La Fuente says it’s “cost […]read more »
CARSON CITY — Roque “Rocky” De La Fuente, an independent candidate for president who garnered less than 1 percent of the vote in Nevada, filed late Tuesday for a recount of a sample of the state’s presidential ballots. De La Fuente identified 93 precincts to be recounted and paid $14,154.98 to the secretary of state’s […]read more »
Independent candidate Roque “Rocky” De La Fuente has requested a recount of the results of the presidential election in Nevada, his campaign confirmed today. De La Fuente said in a statement Tuesday that he is asking for recounts in Florida and Nevada “to create a nationwide awareness of the vulnerability of our election system” and […]read more »