The Wisconsin GOP on Tuesday filed an emergency petition in the state’s Supreme Court to stop final verification of the election results as two counties move forward with a recount.
Republicans unrelated to President Trump’s legal group claimed “private money from Mark Zuckerberg” was used to “illegally circumvent the laws of voting in absentia, including primarily a missing voting law, the only exception to the Wisconsin Photo ID Act. tens of thousands of illegal ballots were missing.
The GOP lawsuit alleges that illegal votes exceed the number by which President-elect Joe Biden won the state, 20,608.
- A recount of President Joe Biden’s victory over President Donald Trump is underway.
The recount began slowly last week, but as of Tuesday, work was “very close to getting back on schedule,” and it could be completed on Wednesday, said Brian Rothgery, a spokesman for the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors.
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