Green Party raises $3.5 million for presidential vote recounts

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein speaks at a campaign rally in ChicagoBy Brendan O’Brien MILWAUKEE (Reuters) – Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein said on Thursday she has raised $3.5 million to force recounts of the Nov. 8 election results in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania, three states where Donald Trump scored narrow wins. The campaign said it exceeded its initial goal for raising $2.5 million and has enough money to pay Wisconsin’s $1.1 million filing fee due on Friday.

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