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Will recounts appreciably change US presidential vote count?


After a contentious U.S. election resulted in the unexpected victory of Donald Trump, various groups have called for a recount of votes in the decisive states. Green party candidate Jill Stein has been joined by Democrat Hillary Clinton in this. It seems a recount in Wisconsin is certain and recounts of Michigan and Pennsylvania are possible as well.

Deadlines for initiation of recounts are closing in the next few days; states must finalize their slates of electors for the electoral college by December 13.

Will any of these recounts change the margin of victory of Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton by more than 0.1% of the total votes in that state?

Resolution is positive if |((Trump Recount - Clinton Recount) - (Trump Original - Clinton Original))/(Original Total Votes)| > 0.001 for any state which carries out a recount.

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