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Well done! Donors to Jill Stein have paid $3.5 million to help widen Trump’s margin of victory in Wisconsin

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By Doug Powers  •  December 8, 2016 09:51 AM

**Written by Doug Powers

The possibility this could happen is why Stein and the Green Party had “no refunds no exchanges” fine print on their recount donation agreement:

With the Wisconsin Election Commission working since last Thursday – when Stein paid $3.5 million for the recount after alleging reports of fraud – there has been little change so far to the unofficial results reported on Election Day. Trump won the state by 22,000 votes over Clinton.

In a twist, Trump is gaining.

By Wednesday morning, Trump had widened his victory margin over Clinton in Wisconsin by 146 votes, with 23 of the state’s 72 counties having finished their recounts as of Tuesday. In those counties, Trump gained 105 votes and Clinton dropped 41 votes.

In other words, those who donated to Stein’s effort in Wisconsin have shelled out almost $24,000 per extra Trump vote found — a total of $3.5 million to pad his lead over Clinton in the state. Backfire rating: Hilariously catastrophic.

Hillary weighs in:

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Update:

Stein’s attempt to get a recount in Michigan had an unintended consequence. The year just keeps getting better.

**Written by Doug Powers

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