Jill Stein hits fundraising goal for recounts in two states

Jill Stein hits fundraising goal for recounts in two states
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Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein has reached her fundraising goals for recounts in two of the three states she plans to request get closer looks following this month’s election.

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Stein’s website says she has raised more than $4.7 million toward a $7 million goal, enough to sponsor recounts in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania. “Next up is Michigan,” the site says.

“On November 23, the Stein/Baraka Green Party Campaign launched an effort to ensure the integrity of our elections,” a post on the site reads. “With your help, we are raising money to demand recounts in these three states where the data suggests a significant need to verify machine-counted vote totals."

Stein's campaign announced Wednesday that it was planning on requesting recounts in the states — all of which voted for President-elect Donald TrumpDonald TrumpJan. 6 panel faces double-edged sword with Alex Jones, Roger Stone Trump goes after Woodward, Costa over China Republicans seem set to win the midterms — unless they defeat themselves MORE — over concerns about voting machines vulnerable to hacking.

“After a divisive and painful presidential race, reported hacks into voter and party databases and individual email accounts were causing many [Americans] to wonder if our election results are reliable," Stein said in the statement. "These concerns need to be investigated before the 2016 presidential election is certified.”