Michigan certifies Trump win

Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpThorny part of obstruction of justice is proving intent, that's a job for Congress Obama condemns attacks in Sri Lanka as 'an attack on humanity' Schiff rips Conway's 'display of alternative facts' on Russian election interference MORE on Monday was named the winner in Michigan, the last state to be awarded in the presidential election.

The Michigan Board of Canvassers certified its 16 electoral votes to Trump even as an expected recount looms. The Associated Press and NBC News both called the state for the real estate mogul.

The results, submitted by the state's 83 county clerks, were first posted last Wednesday by Michigan's secretary of State. They showed Trump leading Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonThorny part of obstruction of justice is proving intent, that's a job for Congress Nadler: I don't understand why Mueller didn't charge Donald Trump Jr., others in Trump Tower meeting Kellyanne Conway: Mueller didn't need to use the word 'exoneration' in report MORE by more than 10,704 votes.

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Trump is the first Republican to carry Michigan since 1988. He swept the Rust Belt states that have traditionally trended blue in a stunning victory on Nov. 8.

Green Party nominee Jill Stein has already filed for recounts in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania and plans a similar effort in Michigan. She has 48 hours to file for a recount in Michigan where they would need to count by hand the nearly 4.8 million votes cast. Stein has raised $6.5 million, largely through small donations.

Clinton’s campaign said it will participate in recounts requested by Stein. The former secretary of State leads by more than 2 million votes nationally despite not reaching 270 electoral votes.

Trump’s team has condemned the recounts and the businessman tweeted over the weekend claiming that he would have won the popular vote if people didn’t vote illegally.

Trump has 306 electoral votes, compared to Clinton’s 232 in the final count.

This story was updated at 3:33 p.m.