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Nov 20, 2020

Trump objects to counting thousands of Wisconsin ballots

The recount of the presidential election in Wisconsin's two most heavily Democratic counties began Friday with President Donald Trump's campaign seeking to discard tens of thousands of absentee ballots that it alleged should not have been counted.

Nov 19, 2020

Wisconsin issues recount order sought by Trump in 2 counties

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Elections Commission issued an order on Thursday to recount more than 800,000 ballots cast in two heavily liberal counties at President Donald Trump’s request. The order, required by law after Trump paid $3 million for the recount, was agreed to after rancorous debate for […]

Nov 18, 2020

Trump pays $3 million for partial Wisconsin vote recount

President Donald Trump has paid $3 million for a partial recount in Wisconsin but has yet to file a petition stating which counties will be included, the Wisconsin Elections Commission said Wednesday.

Nov 17, 2020

Trump faces approaching deadline for recount in Wisconsin

President Donald Trump could file for a recount in Wisconsin as soon as Tuesday, once the final county submits its certification of the election results.

Nov 16, 2020

Wisconsin presidential recount would cost Trump $7.9 million

President Donald Trump will have to pay $7.9 million if he wants a statewide recount of unofficial results in Wisconsin showing him losing to Democrat Joe Biden by about 20,500 votes.

Nov 16, 2020

GOP leaders in 4 states quash dubious Trump bid on electors

Republican leaders in four critical states won by President-elect Joe Biden say they won't participate in a legally dubious scheme to flip their state's electors to vote for President Donald Trump.

Nov 13, 2020

Lawsuit challenges vote count in 3 Wisconsin counties

Three voters in northeastern Wisconsin have filed a federal lawsuit seeking to exclude election ballots in Milwaukee, Dane and Menominee counties that helped deliver the state to President-elect Joe Biden.

Nov 13, 2020

Wisconsin elections head says still no evidence of fraud

There remained no evidence of any wrongdoing, fraud or irregularity in Wisconsin's presidential election on Thursday, as counties worked to wrap up the certification of their votes and their estimates of how much it would cost to recount them, the state's top elections official said.

Nov 12, 2020

More than two-thirds of Wisconsin counties finish canvass

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — More than two-thirds of Wisconsin counties had completed certifying the results of last week’s presidential election by Wednesday, but the last one is still not expected to be finished until the Nov. 17 deadline. All counties must finish the work before President Donald Trump can request […]

Nov 11, 2020

Republicans searching for flaws in Wisconsin election

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republicans are grasping for ways to reverse Joe Biden’s win in Wisconsin over President Donald Trump, despite there being no evidence of widespread fraud or voting irregularities in the state. Instead, GOP officials are latching on to minor issues and providing no evidence that any of […]

Nov 10, 2020

Trump Wisconsin recount can’t start until counties canvass

Twenty-four counties in Wisconsin had completed their canvassing of last week's election results as of Monday morning, but all 72 must be in before President Donald Trump could call for a recount, as his campaign has said it intends to do.

Nov 5, 2020

Biden narrowly wins Wisconsin; Trump to call for a recount

Democrat Joe Biden narrowly won battleground state Wisconsin on Wednesday, edging out President Donald Trump in a state that was crucial to the incumbent's victory four years ago.

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