Michigan presidential recount could cost taxpayers nearly $1M

Taxpayers could 636160252970970039-Ruth-Johnson.jpgbe on the hook for close to $1 million — or more — for a proposed recount of Michigan’s presidential election results, Secretary of State Ruth Johnson said Tuesday.

Green Party candidate Jill Stein, who took just more than 1% of the presidential vote in the Nov. 8 election, has announced she will request a statewide recount by Wednesday’s deadline as a check against possible counting mistakes or fraud.  Read More