The partial recount of the Wisconsin votes confirmed the president-elect Joe BidenJoe Biden, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, overturned the GOP’s offer to suspend the election certificate. Biden expects career officials to restore trust and morale in government agencies Biden’s transition adds new members to the coronavirus task forceaccording to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the victory in the state, increasing its margin by 87 votes.
The final result, Biden, resulted in another 132 votes in Milwaukee County and President TrumpDonald John Trump, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, overturned the GOP’s offer to suspend the election certificate. Biden expects career officials to restore confidence and morale in government agencies another 45 votes in Dane County. According to the newspaper, Biden’s overall margin rose to 20,695 votes.
The Trump campaign paid $ 3 million to cover the recount, but the president tweeted that the campaign was aimed at challenging the results in court before the count was over.
“The Wisconsin recount is not about counting mistakes, but about finding people who voted illegally, and that matter will be brought on Monday or Tuesday after the recount is complete,” Trump tweeted Saturday. “We found a lot of illegal votes. Stay with us! “
The campaign has yet to prove widespread voter fraud in any state Biden has won, and Twitter has flagged a tweet that contains potentially controversial allegations about the election.
“As we said, the recount only confirmed Joe Biden’s Wisconsin victory,” Danielle Melfi, the Wisconsin director of the Biden campaign, said in a statement to the Associated Press.
“For me, this recount showed that there was no evidence of voter fraud at all in this election, even though I looked at more than 300,000 ballots, more than 254,000 envelopes,” Danish county official Scott McDonell (Dane) told the According to Journal Sentinel. “In fact, this incredible level of transparency should reassure the public that the elections were conducted properly and accurately and that there was no fraud.”
The Trump campaign sought to cast nearly 238,000 votes in the two counties, arguing that almost all personal votes cast there were illegal, including the votes of several state GOP officials and Jim Troupis, the campaign’s lawyer.
Two separate lawsuits in the state are asking the state’s Supreme Court, which has a 4-3 conservative majority, to throw out state results and leave GOP-controlled state legislation to determine how Wisconsin voter votes are cast. The court did not indicate whether it was hearing any of the cases.