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Judge Blocks Request for Election Recounts in Montgomery County

A Monday hearing is scheduled on a Green Party-backed request for a court-ordered statewide recount

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    A Montgomery County judge is blocking a recount of the presidential election results. Judge Bernard Moore rejected a request from the Green Party to recount the votes in almost 80 voting precincts. (Published Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016)

    A Montgomery County judge is rejecting Green Party-backed requests for recounts of presidential election results in about 78 precincts.

    Judge Bernard Moore gave no immediate reason for the rejection Wednesday. Lawyers for the Republican Party and the county argued against the requests during a hearing.

    Green Party-inspired voters are seeking similar recounts in scores of precincts in various other counties. Pennsylvania has more than 9,000 precincts.

    A Monday hearing is scheduled on a Green Party-backed request for a court-ordered statewide recount of Pennsylvania's Nov. 8 presidential election, won by Republican Donald Trump.

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    Jill Stein filed a lawsuit in Commonwealth Court on Monday afternoon that contested the election. NBC10’s Lauren Mayk has the newest developments on where the request for a recount stands. (Published Monday, Nov. 28, 2016)

    Failed Green Party candidate Jill Stein is spearheading a recount effort in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, states where Trump won narrowly over Democrat Hillary Clinton.

    Stein trailed them significantly. Stein cites concerns that cyberattacks could have altered results tabulated on Pennsylvania's electronic voting machines.