Presidential election recount efforts came to an end Monday in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, with both states certifying Republican Donald Trump as the winner in contests that helped put him over the top in the Electoral College stakes.
Two days into the statewide recount, a federal judge declared Wednesday that Green Party candidate Jill Stein was not eligible to seek a recount of the more than 4.8 million votes cast in the presidential election on Nov. 8. At the time of the ruling, Ottawa County was well over halfway done.
The Michigan presidential election recount has come to an end, stopped by a federal judge Wednesday night. Better yet, it’s something that should never have been started.
Michigan's presidential recount was halted Wednesday after three days, assuring Republican Donald Trump's victory in the state, when a federal judge said he'll abide by a court ruling that found the Green Party candidate Jill Stein couldn't seek another look at the vote.
Michigan's presidential recount suddenly became in doubt Tuesday as a state appeals court said the Green Party candidate's poor showing disqualified her from seeking a second look at the votes.
LANSING (AP) — The Latest on presidential recount efforts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania (all times local):