Hillary Clinton continues to cut into Donald Trump’s lead a Wisconsin recounts its presidential votes. However, her gain net gain of 60 votes has barely cut into Trump’s pre-recount lead of about 22,000 votes. Her best hope may be in Milwaukee where counting has been going on for more than a week, but since the absentee ballots have not been include in the Wisconsin Election Board’s spreadsheet it is hard to tell if either candidate is gaining or losing ground.
Milwaukee counts its absentee ballots separately from those cast on the day of election. It does the same for a recount. The WEC says when the absentee ballots are recounted they will be added into Milwaukee’s total.
The UpTake’s analysis of the spreadsheet shows all candidates have picked up some votes: Donald Trump +495 Hillary Clinton +555 Darrel Castle +20 Gary Johnson +63 Jill Stein +64 Monica Moorehead +8 Rocky De La Fuente +15
Here are Wednesday’s changes in recount totals from the WEC (more…)
Wisconsin's presidential recount is finding more votes for both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, but not enough Clinton votes for her to significantly cut into Trump's 27,000 vote margin according to figures from the Wisconsin Elections Board tallied through Monday.
The only thing clear from the results of Wisconsin's presidential recount so far is there has not been changes vote totals large enough that could change the outcome. We have the latest spreadsheet, explanations of changes and analysis of what it means.