An interesting process, especially to an election/political junkie!
Over the Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend, citizens from around Centre County, PA joined together to call for a full manual recount of the Presidential and US Senate races within their individual voting precincts.
In Pennsylvania, there are three ways that a recount of the votes can be held. The first type occurs when the top two candidates total vote count is within a half percent of each other. This was not the case in either the presidential race or the US Senate race.
The second way allows either a candidate or registered voters to file a recount petition with the courts. On Monday, November 28, Jill Stein—Green Party Candidate for President—filed a petition in Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Court to hold a full statewide recount. The hearing before the Court is scheduled for 10 am, Monday, December 5. According to PennLive.com, Stein’s petition and her lawyer, Lawrence Otter, contend that
“[A] recount is…
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