DETROIT (CBS DETROIT) – Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein wants a recount in three key battleground states; Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania.
Raising concerns of hacking which may have effected the outcome of the tallying of votes in these key states, Stein is raising money to fund the recount request.READ MORE: Detroit Voters Reject Proposal P, Changes To City Charter
The three states in question traditionally lean Democratic but were won in the November 8 election by Republican nominee Donald Trump over Democrat Hillary Clinton and Green Party’s Stein.
Stein’s campaign is looking to raise $2.5 million by Friday at 4 p.m. (Central) in order to meet the first deadline in Wisconsin. Stein’s online campaign has already tipped $1.7 million in the first few hours of announcing the drive.READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming Soon?
Wisconsin and Pennsylvania have already been called for Trump but Michigan has not — with The Associated Press saying Trump still holds a slight lead over Clinton by a margin of roughly 10,000 votes.
The three states carry 46 electoral votes — enough to give Hillary Clinton the victory.MORE NEWS: Despite Chip Shortage, GM Posts $2.8B Profit, Ups Guidance
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