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Jill Stein, Green Party, Recount

After Court Blocks Request, Green Party Recount Bid Comes To A Close

In response to Judge Diamond’s ruling, Stein said in a statement that Pennsylvanians’ right to have their votes counted had been “stripped from right under them.”

December 13, 2016

U.S. Judge Rejects Bid For Pennsylvania Election Recount

A U.S. judge in Pennsylvania on Monday rejected Green Party candidate Jill Stein’s request for a recount of the state’s ballots in last month’s presidential election and an examination of voting machines for evidence of hacking.

December 12, 2016

How Russian Hacking Harmed The Clinton Campaign

The Russians hacked into RNC computer systems, but did keep that data—unlike the release of damaging communications from the DNC and emails from Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager, John Podesta.

December 11, 2016

It Doesn’t Take A Foreign Government To Hack Our Flimsy Election System

As Obama launches a probe into Russia’s possible role in hacking the 2016 election, voting experts warn that our systems are already vulnerable to amateur attacks.

December 10, 2016
Michigan Recount

Experts Say Stopping Michigan Recount Is A Corrupt Exercise Of Power

Michigan is the new Florida in American elections, leaving Americans with unanswered questions about Donald Trump’s closest margin of victory on election night. Make no mistake, a travesty has occurred.

December 9, 2016
Michigan recount

Federal Judge Halts Michigan Recount

A federal judge in Michigan on Wednesday revoked his order requiring a recount of the state’s presidential vote sought by Jill Stein, siding with a state appeals court that found the Green Party candidate had no grounds to mount the challenge.

December 7, 2016
Michigan recount irregularities

Michigan Recount Exposes Modern-Day Electoral Jim Crow

“Hand-counting the ballots has revealed many irregularities and red flags about the quality and maintenance of voting technology, the handling of ballots, and other aspects of election administration in communities of color,” Stein argued.

December 7, 2016

U.S. Appeals Court Refuses To Stop Michigan Recount

The ruling by the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which upheld a decision by a lower court judge, came one day after Stein sued in federal court in Pennsylvania to try to force a statewide recount of U.S. presidential votes there.

December 6, 2016
Trump conspiracy theories, tax returns

The Dark Conspiracy Theories That Consume The Mind Of Donald Trump

Trump seemingly can’t, or chooses not to, distinguish fact from fiction, and he has a long history of adopting conspiracy theories and Tweeting about them.

December 5, 2016
Anti-Trump protesters March in Portland, OR, Nov. 11, 2016

Federal Judge Orders Election Recount In Michigan

A federal judge has ordered a recount of Michigan’s presidential ballots to begin at noon on Monday and directed that the state complete the process by a Dec. 13 federal deadline.

December 5, 2016
Jill Stein vows court fight for Pennsylvania recount

Stein Vows To Pursue Pennsylvania Recount In Court

Stein’s Green Party campaign said it will file for emergency relief in the Pennsylvania effort in federal court on Monday, “demanding a statewide recount on constitutional grounds.”

December 4, 2016
Green Party

Green Party’s Stein Drops Pennsylvania Recount Petition

Stein plans to announce “the next step” in the presidential recount effort on Monday during a previously scheduled news conference at Trump Tower in New York City.

December 3, 2016
Michigan AG tries to block recounts

Trump Supporters Try To Block Recounts

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette, a Republican, filed a lawsuit on Friday to halt the requested recount in his state, where Trump won with a margin of roughly 10,700 votes over Clinton.

December 3, 2016
Concerns about voter fraud are unfounded. Look at ACORN.

Why Is Trump Fighting So Hard To Stop The Recount In Michigan?

In Michigan, a mere 0.22 percent separates the candidates, and thousands of ballot machines recorded no presidential pick.

December 2, 2016
Stephen Colbert on Mitt Romney's dinner with the Devil

#EndorseThis: Mitt Romney Dines With The Devil On Frogs’ Legs (And Crow)

That little dinner between Mitt Romney and Donald Trump at Restaurant Jean-Georges in Manhattan made a powerful impression on Stephen Colbert. First there was what they ate — “young garlic soup and sautéed frogs’ legs”

December 1, 2016
is a recount justified?

Is A Recount Justified In This Election?

A recount three weeks after the fact cannot avoid the appearance of dirty tricks. Indeed, if the results in any of the states in question were overturned at this late date, Donald Trump’s supporters would suspect malfeasance — and be justified in doing so.

December 1, 2016
Jill stein recount

Judge Lets Wisconsin Officials Decide How To Perform Vote Recount

Local officials in Wisconsin will decide for themselves how to carry out a presidential election recount after a state judge on Tuesday rejected a lawsuit by former Green Party candidate Jill Stein to have the ballots counted by hand.

November 30, 2016
voter fraud

Recount Effort To Explore Whether Russia Hacked The Vote For Trump

The recount in Wisconsin is primarily focused on Russian hacking, not on the more easily understood line of inquiry of different voting technologies reporting different margins of victory for Trump despite their location.

November 27, 2016
Green Party files recount in Wisconsin

Green Party Officially Files For Recount In Wisconsin

Wisconsin’s election commission said it had received petitions for a recount of votes in the presidential election from the Green Party campaign and was planning to start the process.

November 25, 2016
Jill Stein raises money for election recount to test the integrity of voter systems

U.S. Recount Effort Aimed At Testing Election Integrity

While Stein’s effort this week may have spurred hope among disappointed supporters of Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, the chances of such recounts – if they take place – overturning the overall result from the election are extremely slim.

November 25, 2016
Jill Stein raises money for a recount

Green Party Raises $2.5 million For Presidential Recount In Wisconsin

Jill Stein reached her goal in less than one day to raise $2.5 million to request a recount in Wisconsin, one of three states where she plans to seek an audit of U.S. presidential election results.

November 24, 2016

Pressure Builds For Recount In Key Swing States

Election night’s unofficial returns found Trump ahead of Clinton by 27,000 votes in Wisconsin. In Michigan, she is behind by 11,000 votes, and in Pennsylvania by 68,000 votes.

November 24, 2016
Trump loves his rallies

It’s Time To Throw Old Political Assumptions Out The Window

The vehement rejection of Clinton by modestly educated people in rural areas who flocked to Trump and the apathy of registered voters to turn out also raises deep questions.

November 11, 2016
Protestavote, the new medication for the depressed and Berned-out young voter

#EndorseThis: Still Depressed and Berned Out? Try Funny Or Die’s New Medication

Carrying the satire of medical advertising and millennial angst to an inevitable conclusion, this upbeat message warns starkly of the potential side effects of a “protest vote.”

November 3, 2016
Hillary Clinton leading among young voters

Harvard Poll: Clinton Leading Among Young Voters

The former U.S. secretary of state had the support of 49 percent of likely voters, ahead of Republican rival Donald Trump’s 28 percent support, a substantially wider lead than Democratic President Barack Obama had over Republican former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney at the same point in 2012.

October 26, 2016