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Jill Stein's campaign officially files petition for recount in Wisconsin

Posted at 4:46 PM, Nov 25, 2016

The Jill Stein campaign has officially filed a petition for a recount in the state of Wisconsin, according to the Wisconsin Elections Commission.

The commission tweeted the news Friday afternoon:

Stein is also hoping to force recalls in Michigan and Pennsylvania. President-elect Trump won both of those states, as well as Wisconsin, with slim margins.

Under Wisconsin law, Stein's campaign must show a basis for the recount in that state and cover costs. Stein has said she's concerned voting systems in the three states may have been hacked. Her campaign estimates a Wisconsin recount will cost $1.1 million.

As of Friday morning, Stein's campaign had raised $4.8 million to seek recounts in all three states.