Wisconsin is charging a ridiculous $1.31 to count each ballot in the state. They had an addition error and raised the price from $3.5 million to $3.9 million. As I mentioned earlier, the previous statewide recount cost $520,000. That’s almost as much as their addition mistake!
Jill Stein needed to raise her fundraising goals because of this. She needs just under $3 million more dollars to get the recounts in all three states.
From their site:
Wisconsin Increases Recount Filing Fee to Outrageous $3.5-million
Friends, I have an important message for you. We need your help to stand up to the powerful forces trying to block our recount campaign for citizen democracy. We received word yesterday that the final estimate for the filing fee for the recount in Wisconsin is $3.5 million – an outrageous cost increase from the initial estimate of $1.1 million that was given to us by WI state elections officials based on the last statewide recount. But thanks to over 130,000 small donors like you, we have enough money in hand to pay this fee and move forward with the recount!
Read the full article and donate!