Each candidates noticed a lower from their election night time vote totals in Dane County, with Biden dropping 91 votes, and Trump dropping 46 votes within the recount, the Dane County Board of Canvassers introduced Sunday. The drawdowns had been principally as a result of an absence of signatures on ballots, both from the voter or a witness.
However whilst the brand new vote totals affirm Biden’s win over Trump within the state, the President continued to hawk baseless claims of widespread voter fraud within the election throughout a Sunday interview on Fox Information. He referred to as Milwaukee, together with two different main cities, “among the many most dishonest political locations,” as he spouted off quite a few conspiracy theories throughout the interview a couple of “well-coordinated assault” on his marketing campaign.
Jenna Ellis, an legal professional for the Trump marketing campaign, disputed the legality of ballots in Dane and Milwaukee counties in a press release to MeSlop on Sunday, saying, with out clarification, that the recounts “revealed critical points.”
“As we’ve mentioned from the very starting, we wish each authorized vote, and solely authorized votes to be counted,” Ellis mentioned.
Dane County contains the state capital of Madison, the state’s second largest metropolis and residential to many college-age voters on the College of Wisconsin. Milwaukee County contains the state’s largest metropolis, Milwaukee, and is residence to the state’s largest Black inhabitants.
Dane County noticed no main points throughout the recount, and there are not any excellent points to deal with, in response to County Clerk Scott McDonell, who can be a member of the Board of Canvassers.
Whereas asserting the outcomes on Sunday, McDonell mentioned it was clear from the recount that there was no voter fraud and questioned why the marketing campaign solely requested for a recount in two of Wisconsin’s counties in the event that they believed the problem was widespread within the state.
Trump tweeted Saturday afternoon that his marketing campaign plans to problem the outcomes of the Wisconsin recount in court docket.
MeSlop’s Chandelis Duster contributed to this report.