Jill Stein Raises More Money Post-Election for Recounts than Pre-Election for Campaign

by Andy Craig, IPR

Green Party nominee Jill Stein has been engaged in a post-election fundraising drive in order to pay for recounts in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. She does not dispute her own vote totals in those states, but is basing her claim on alleged irregularities, the possibility that voting machines were hacked, and how “unexpected” the results were. WI and PA were unexpectedly won by Trump and thus delivered his win in the Electoral College; MI remains too close to formally call but Trump has consistently maintained a narrow lead in the returns there.

As Politico reports, this effort initially had a stated goal of $2.5 million but has since been raised, with Stein now talking about a figure of “6 to 7 million” and the current goal on the website being $4.5 million…

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