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Nov. 30, 2020, 2:45 p.m. EST

Wisconsin to certify election result Monday after recounts net 45 new votes for Trump in Madison region and 132 votes for Biden in Milwaukee area

Associated Press

Wisconsin finished a recount of its presidential results on Sunday,  confirming Democrat Joe Biden’s victory over President Donald Trump in the key battleground state.

Trump vowed to challenge the outcome in court even before the recount concluded.

Dane County was the second and last county to finish its recount, reporting a 45-vote gain for Trump, after Milwaukee County, the state’s other big and overwhelmingly Democratic county targeted in a recount that Trump paid $3 million for, reported its results Friday, a 132-vote gain for Biden.

Dane County is home to the state capitol and the flagship University of Wisconsin campus.

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Taken together, the two counties barely budged Biden’s winning margin of about 20,600 votes, giving the winner a net gain of 87 votes.

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