In one of his last-ditch efforts to wrest the electoral college away from President-elect Joe Biden, Donald Trump spent big on a partial recount in Wisconsin. The effort focused on two of the largest blue counties in the state.
Spoiler alert: it didn't go as intended.
The Trump campaign paid $3 million up front, as required by state law, to finance a recount in the Democratic strongholds of Milwaukee County and Dane County. A full recount would have cost $8 million. Still, 460,300 people voted in Milwaukee; Dane County recorded 338,946. If you're going to go looking for troves of uncounted votes in a state with 3 million voters, these are the two counties you'd select. Read more...More about Culture, Wisconsin, Trump, Recount, and Biden