American Wisconsin will be the first count votes in the elections of the President of the United States. The petition to the election Commission filed one of the independent candidates – the representative of the green Party Jill Stein, which collected needed to pay for the court costs amount.
TV channel CNN reported that on Friday evening, the state election Board confirmed receipt of the petition, Stein a few hours before the deadline set by the law.
Earlier eks-the candidate from “green” declared that intends to file petitions for the recount of votes in three States – Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania, where Republican Donald trump won a victory over rival Democrat Hillary Clinton with a minimal advantage. In the last two States, the statutory deadline for request for recount expires next week, reminds TASS.
Itself Stein won the election with about 1% of the vote. She stressed that her initiative is not intended to help Clinton. “After a painful and led to a split (in society) presidential race, as well as the reports of hacker attacks against databases of parties and personal email accounts, many Americans wonder whether they can rely on the results of the election,” she said, adding that it is necessary to conduct appropriate checks and recalculations before the results of the voting will be finally approved.
The White house after the announcement of a recount, issued a statement that the election results “accurately reflect the will of the American people”, despite attempts to undermine its legitimacy by publishing leaks from the headquarters of the Democratic party. In a statement, quoted by The New York Times, hacker attacks associated with the intervention of the Kremlin.
The United States presidential election held on 8 November. Billionaire Donald trump scored 290 electoral votes with 270 needed to win. His rival Hillary Clinton has secured the support of 232 electors. Thus it was voted by 2 million people more.