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Wisconsin Public Radio

(MPRN-Lansing) The estimated cost of recounting all the votes in Michigan’s presidential election continues to rise. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) A state elections board officially declared Republican Donald Trump the winner of the presidential election in Michigan. That starts the clock on a request for a statewide recount that has been called for by Green Party candidate Jill Stein. 

File photo of Recount of Kalamazoo County State Senate Race in 2014
WMUK

(MPRN-Lansing) An elections board will meet Monday afternoon at the state Capitol to certify the results of the November elections. That will also allow a recount of the results in the presidential race in Michigan to get underway. 

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Polls of battle ground states may have showed a likely victory for Hillary Clinton before Tuesday’s election. But Western Michigan University Political Science Professor Peter Wielhouwer says the trend was headed in Donald Trump’s direction in the days leading up to November 8th. 


Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Republicans have hung onto their majority in the state House. Meanwhile Democrats are planning a change of leadership for next year.

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