After a statewide recount was completed on Monday, President-elect Donald Trump was once again named the winner of Wisconsin.
Results show he increased his lead over Clinton by a total of 162 votes, making him the winner of the state’s 10 electoral votes a week before the Electoral College is set to assemble.
From the Washington Post:
Republican Donald Trump’s victory in Wisconsin has been reaffirmed following a presidential recount that showed him defeating Democrat Hillary Clinton by more than 22,000 votes.
Trump picked up a net 162 votes as a result of the recount that the Wisconsin Elections Commission certified Monday. Green Party candidate Jill Stein requested and paid for the recount that began Dec. 1.
But after recounting nearly 3 million ballots, little changed. The final results changed by fewer than 1,800 votes.
Stein has also tried to get statewide recounts in Michigan and Pennsylvania, but courts have stopped them. The federal deadline to certify the vote is Tuesday.
Wisconsin’s recount uncovered no widespread problems or hacking as Stein had suggested, without evidence, that there might be.
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