Fair and free elections are essential for our Constitutional Republic to function properly, and for the outcomes to be accepted by the population.
President Trump won the badger state back in 2016 by only 23,000 votes and is crucial to his re-election. So when President Trump was ahead after the polls closed on election day, it appeared that all the rallies and effort put into bringing out his base had worked.
Well in the early hours of November 4th in Milwaukee, a batch of over 100K votes, was delivered with a disproportionately high number of the votes going to Joe Biden.
As the dust has settled, President Trump is now behind 20,500.
As with other liberal election committees, who denies any election fraud took place, and with no automimic recount in Wisconsin, the state has announced a hefty estimated if they asked to do a manual recount.
The $7.9 million is the cost estimate of the cost submitted by Wisconsin county clerks.
“We still have not received any indication that there will or will not be a recount,” said Meagan Wolfe, Wisconsin’s chief election official. “But we want Wisconsin’s voters to know we are ready.”VOTE NOW IN OUR 2020 PRESIDENTIAL POLL
Breaking 911 reports that “part of that readiness includes collecting recount cost estimates from all 72 counties and assembling a statewide estimate, which must be paid before any recount can begin.”
“Our county clerks have carefully estimated their costs for recounting 3.2 million ballots, which is approximately $7.9 million,”
Wolfe said. “These estimates are significantly higher than the actual costs of the 2016 recount, but they take into account factors not present four years ago, including the need for larger spaces to permit public observation and social distancing, security for those spaces, the higher number of absentee ballots, a compressed timeframe over a holiday, and renting high-speed ballot scanning equipment.”
Wolfe said that if it ends up being cheaper than the estimated cost, President Trump would receive a refund for the difference.