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Saturday, 26 November 2016

Election recount process to begin in Wisconsin

Posted by Anup Baral November 27, 2016 :
US third party candidate Jill Stein said the reliability of voting machines needs to be "investigated" after suspicions about Russian hackers seeking to infiltrate voting systems.Two weeks after Trump’s stunning victory, the spectre of a fixed vote is suddenly emerging again, but this time academics and election-rights advocates are suggesting the Republican himself might have benefited.President-elect got 1,404,000 votes against his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton’s 1,381,823. Stein received 31,006 votes. In addition to Stein, Roque ‘Rocky’ De La Fuente, the Reform Party nominee who got 1,514 Wisconsin votes, also filed a recount petition, the Wisconsin Election Commission said.

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