There is still no end in sight: the outgoing US President Donald Trump continues to take action against the result of the 2020 US election. In one state, the count has now been re-counted by hand.
- The democrat Joe Biden has the US election 2020 * against Donald Trump won.
- But the outgoing US president does not want to admit his defeat.
- In several states he is against the result – in Georgia he is losing for the time being.
Update from November 20, 6:09 a.m.: Slap for Donald Trump, the incumbent US President: The embattled state Georgia (see original notification from November 19) goes to the Democrats Joe Biden. The authorities have it after the Recount of the votes cast in the US presidential election. It was counted by hand – with the result “that the original machine vote count correctly reproduced the winner of the election”, so Election supervisor Brad Raffensperger on his website.
The recount took place because of the extremely tight Election result (Biden had been ahead of Trump with only around 14,000 votes). His lead is now around 12,200 votes. Still very close, which is why Trump again could request a recount, according to Raffensperger, who stressed on local television that there were no signs of Election fraud had been found.
Donald Trump is serious: the US President wants to count the votes in Wisconsin again – with his own millions
Original notification dated November 19: Washington – The Democrat Joe Biden has 306 voters at the US election 2020 won for himself. You need at least 270. This makes Biden the elected US President. But Donald Trump does not want to accept that and takes legal action against the result. His accusation: Election manipulation. There is no evidence of this. It was the safest elections in US history, said Cybersecurity chief Christopher Krebs, who has now been fired by Donald Trump. Meanwhile, the Trump team had almost no success with its lawsuits against the election result in several states. The question arises: what happens if Trump does not leave office?
So now is the state Wisconsin turn: the democrat Joe Biden * prevailed with a margin of 20,470 votes (0.62 percent). But that Trump team wants to partially challenge the election results in Wisconsin – and has provided three million dollars for a recount. The state election commission announced on Wednesday. This affects two constituencies, which, according to the Trump side, have the most irregularities in the US election have given:
- Dane County: Joe Biden is ahead with over 260,185 to 78,800 votes.
- Milwaukee County: Joe Biden is ahead with 317,270 votes to 134,357.
After the 2020 US election: Donald Trump wants partial recount in Wisconsin
As the German press agency reports, the cost of a recount would only be borne by the state if the lead is less than 0.25 percent. Would have Donald Trump * want to have the votes of the entire state counted again, according to the authorities, costs of almost eight million dollars would have been incurred.
… AND I WON THE ELECTION. VOTER FRAUD ALL OVER THE COUNTRY! https://t.co/9coP3R44UQ
– Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 18, 2020
The state is also prominently in the focus of the Trump side Georgia*. Due to a tight election result, the votes were counted again there. Biden had won the state by a small margin. The manual recount there is according to information from CNN almost complete. Continues to lead Joe Biden.
Donald Trump: Human error revealed in Georgia – result remains the same for Joe Biden
The control revealed that thousands of votes were not included in the results – and Trump received more votes in Georgia than previously assumed. A human error, like the Secretary of State responsible for holding elections Brad Raffensperger at CNN stated. However, “We saw no signs of widespread fraud.” In the state Pennsylvania* Meanwhile, the Trump team’s lawsuit is picking up speed again. In their application, they demand that the results of the vote not be confirmed and that the electorate be appointed by the local parliament. (aka with dpa) * Mercury. de is part of the Ippen-Digital network.
Many stopped Trumps Victory in 2016 for a chance hit. Nobody can say that anymore: it remains “Trump’s USA” *, says the editor-in-chief of the magazine “Foreign Policy” in this post.
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