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As the final numbers were tallied in the presidential recount in Racine County, the end result for the presidential election remained: Republican Donald Trump bested Democrat Hillary Clinton, according to a story by the Journal Times.

President-elect Donald Trump won the election on Nov. 8 in Racine County by 4,100 votes against Hillary Clinton on Nov. 8. The recount added 56 votes to Clinton’s total and Trump lost three votes in Racine County.

In Wisconsin, Trump won by 22,000 votes. The statewide recount began Dec. 1 and it’s about 70 percent done, according to a story by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

“Clinton has picked up 492 votes so far in the recount, but has gained almost no ground since Trump himself gained 410 votes in this new tally and led by 22,177 votes going into the recount,” the story reads.

But the final numbers, which should be released Thursday, still need to be reviewed by the Wisconsin Election Commission, said Reid Magney, spokesman for the Elections Commission.

Jill Stein, who ran on the Green Party ticket for president, requested the recount in Wisconsin, which is estimated to cost $1 million, according to a story by CNN.


Denise Lockwood has an extensive background in traditional and non-traditional media. She has written for, the Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Magazine and the Kenosha News.