Two presidential election candidates have submitted recount petitions to Wisconsin elections officials.
According to a statement released by the Wisconsin Elections Commission, the Jill Stein for President campaign and Roque De La Fuenta have submitted recount petitions to the commission.
According to Administrator Michael Haas, the commission is preparing to move forward with a statewide recount of votes for the Presidential race. The recount, according to Haas, will begin after the Jill Stein campaign has paid the recount fee. The exact number, according to Haas, is still being calculated.
According to the statement, the Wisconsin Elections Commission has until a federally-imposed deadline of December 13 to complete the recount/
According to the latest results provided by the Wisconsin Elections Commission, Donald Trump won Wisconsin with 1,404,000 votes, compared to Hillary Clinton’s 1,381,823 votes. Stein and De La Fuente garnered 31,006 and 1,514 votes, respectively.
Posted on November 25, 2016 by Fox10