November 26, 2016 at 12:36AM on Facebook
You can be as snide as you want about Stein’s motives, but this is serious stuff.
“The Wisconsin filing, a copy which was obtained by the Guardian, focuses on a ‘significant increase in the number of absentee voters as compared to the last general election’. It had been thought that it would instead focus on the scale of Donald Trump’s victories in counties using only electronic voting.
“‘This significant increase could be attributed to a breach of the state’s electronic voter database,’ Stein said in her petition regarding the rise in the number of absentee ballot filings. Trump won a narrow victory in the state against Hillary Clinton, surprising pollsters.
“The 64-page recount filing contains an affidavit from J Alex Halderman, the director of the University of Michigan’s centre for computer security, who is an expert on election integrity.”
Jill Stein requests Wisconsin recount, alleging hackers filed bogus absentee ballots