Math “error” in Wisconsin county hints at how state may have been rigged for Donald Trump

Even as officials in Wisconsin say they’re preparing for a recount of the state’s 2016 presidential election result, the question now turns to what they might find as they reexamine the supposed voting tallies which handed the victory to Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton by just barely twenty thousand votes statewide. Those looking for hope that the recount may flip the state in Clinton’s favor need look no further than one Wisconsin county which has already been caught posting impossible voting totals, and the reason why it’s already had to revise that total in Clinton’s favor.

Even as stunned observers pored over the Wisconsin election results and attempted to determine how Republican nominee Trump could possibly have won a state that nearly always goes to the Democrat in presidential election regardless of the national result, some glaring numbers stood out. Three precincts in Outagamie County had each reported totals that showed more votes cast in the presidential contest than votes cast period. That’s not just unlikely; it’s impossible by definition.

Sure enough, after the internet cried foul at the totals, Outagamie looked into the matter and determined that more than a thousand imaginary votes had been credited to Donald Trump – and proceeded to take those votes off the board, as first noted by Fast Company’s Dan Solomon. Notably, county officials determined that Hillary Clinton’s vote totals in those three precincts had been right on the nose to begin with.

In other words, by honest incompetence or by intentional fraud, these the Wisconsin precincts alone managed to give Donald Trump more than a thousand of the roughly twenty thousand votes he supposedly won the state by. What stands out here is that this would have gone unchecked if not for the fact that the extra “votes” in Trump’s favor just happened to push the presidential vote totals above the overall vote totals in those three precincts.

What are the odds that these three precincts in Outagamie all coincidentally erred severely in Trump’s favor by honest mistake? Is it more likely that this was a coordinated effort on the part of individual workers at each precinct who had figured out how to pad Trump’s vote totals in a manner which no one else at the precinct would have caught onto? If so, how many Wisconsin precincts used this tactic across the state? After all, these three only got caught because their shift just happened to result in numbers that were literally impossible. If this same vote-padding tactic was used at other Wisconsin precincts in order to put Trump over the top, the statewide recount should catch and reverse all of it. It’s what makes the impending Wisconsin recount so intriguing.

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  1. Connie Falkner on November 24, 2016 at 7:19 pm

    I am praying for recounts and investigations to be done to proove who really won the election. My vote is, was, and will forever be with Hillary. We cannot afford to have a prejudice, ignorant, dumbass fool for our president.

  2. Christine Robinson on November 24, 2016 at 8:22 pm

    These are not the only 3 counties across the country that have had blaring misporting. Imagine how many have been reported across the country, which conceivably doesn’t affect just the presidential race, but senators, etc.! This is VERY serious!

  3. Donna Bunten on November 24, 2016 at 11:58 pm

    I hope that many more states would perform a recount. If these states are suspected of voter fraud by Trump, then without doubt, there are other states with fraudulent votes. In the end, Hillery must take the results to the Supreme Court for their ruling that Trump is not the rightfull winner.

  4. DailyPUMA on November 25, 2016 at 1:41 am

    ReAudit Trump for FCC, FTC, and IRS violations.

  5. Marlene Fannon on November 25, 2016 at 2:38 am

    I pray that this recount shows the true winner is the people’s choice for president! Everything else he accused her of, he was guilty of, and he yelled rigged election so much, that it makes it hard to believe that he, or the Republican party, did not rig the election in his favor. That would explain how he could so confidently say that if she won, it was rigged, because the only way to beat someone who already rigged the election would be to rig it yourself in the opposite direction. He is the crooked one, he is the one who deleted emails, he is the one who is the pathological liar (proven by fact-checkers), he is the one who is using the pay for play this election period, and after his statement that he could kill someone in Times’ Square and not lose any supporters, I have to wonder if he hasn’t killed someone. What normal person would make such a statement period, let alone do it publicly? Hillary may not be perfect, and no one is, but Don the con is a joke! How does a man who has about 5,000 lawsuits filed against him throughout his business career including several pending charges (including a charge of racketeering), has a pending rape case against him, has a dozen women claiming that he did exactly what he said he did to women on the tape where he admitted to sexually assaulting women, publicly states that it is okay to sexually assault women if you are famous, has 5 kids from 3 different wives, all of which he cheated on, publicly says he is sexually attracked to his 13-year-old daughter and years later states that if she wasn’t his daughter he’d probably be dating her, publicly incites violence from his supporters, runs his whole platform on lies, rage, and hate, claims to be for the working and middle class when he has no clue what it is like to be either and has spent his 70 years on Earth ripping off these same people by not paying them per contracts he agreed to (forcing some into bankruptcy), and has flip-flopped on every issue in his life and lies saying he has not even when there is video evidence that he did, and so many other things, win an election in 2016? I have complained about the dumbification of America for years, but I honestly had no idea that it was this bad.

    • Linda on December 3, 2016 at 1:36 pm

      You nailed it Marlene, and if they dig deeper,money will find a money laundering suit that Rudy Giullani buried when he was the prosecutor in NY. It mysteriously went away. He has never released his taxes nor any of his business financials. America has the right to know just how corrupt Donald J. Trump is. His supporters are deaf, blind and dumb to any notion that he is conning them and refuse to believe he is dirty. With his actions during the transition just proves he is not prepares for the job as president.nhemis the most unqualified human being to ever be elected and it has shown through his choices of cabinet picks. Let the Electorial College know how angry ppl are mad make sure they do their job by moral and ethical means.

  6. Russ J on November 25, 2016 at 8:37 am

    Thank you! I love your posts. You give me hope.

  7. Mary C. Huffman on November 25, 2016 at 8:47 am

    When Trump said the election was rigged, he was talking about himself.

  8. Gwendolyn Jackson on November 25, 2016 at 10:29 am

    Praying for transparency, honesty and integrity as these votes are counted!

  9. OBAKAYODE AKINOLA OWOPETU on November 25, 2016 at 10:43 am

    If the Wisconsin recount puts Hillary Clinton ahead of Donald Trump, then she must become the next President of the USA otherwise USA will be a laughing stock of all other nations and the USA will be seen as a nation of fraudulent people and as a nation that is built and sustained on fraud and this will not be in tandem with the dreams of the founding fathers of the USA.Truth and justice should prevail

  10. Barbara on November 25, 2016 at 12:09 pm

    It is time to allow the democratic process to work or stop pretending we are a democracy.

  11. Mike on November 25, 2016 at 12:15 pm

    The Republicans have been leading the charge expressing concerns that the voting machines may not be accurate. They have pointed to past irregularities and possible voter fraud relating to the last several elections. All the while, the media, the Democrats, and the sheeple that follow them have denounced all of our concerns. The left has ridiculed, belittled and disparaged us for all of our concerns. When Trump refused to vow to accept the results of the vote the left wailed against him. Now the Left wants to pick up our mantle and run with it, all the while making hysterical accusations about voting machine irregularities! Too flipping bad for you. We raised concerns and you didn’t care. Don’t expect us to support your concerns now.

  12. Karen on November 25, 2016 at 12:30 pm

    Voters across the country regardless of state or party need to know if this election was honestly tallied. All should demand an audit.

  13. Karen Larsen on November 25, 2016 at 12:34 pm

    Donald Trump should not be allowed to become President until all the votes in 3 states are re-tallied. Trump complained over and over again about the system being rigged. It was rigged so he could win. He and the Republicans should not be allowed to get away with this. The Republicans know they can’t win unless they do what ever they have to to have fewer people voting and now stuffing the ballot box. If it is rigged for the President I bet some of the Senatorial races may have been rigged too. If a recount was done I bet a lot of Democrats would be declared winners.

  14. Jeff both on November 25, 2016 at 3:19 pm

    Governor Scott Walker. Before he was Gov he ran for some office in Milwaukee and won even though officials found opposing ballots in his secretary’s office! This was also the case when he won the governorship. Everyone knows he’s a Koch brother puppet and will do anything to win.

  15. StoshGilderleeve on November 26, 2016 at 1:17 am

    Jail ’em. Subversion of democracy is treason. Hang ’em.

  16. MordacP on November 26, 2016 at 11:23 am

    What do you expect from a state where the governor cheated in his college student president election?

  17. Aiday on November 26, 2016 at 11:56 am


  18. fausto montoya on November 26, 2016 at 12:35 pm

    I like Connie Falkner will always prefer Hillary Clinton a thousand times over such a unqualified dangerous,Hateful and offencive among other nasty things character as is Trump ! He is all of that and only those who identify with his ways of behaving can not agree on the facts that so loud speak for themselves !The outcome of a recount where needed should be transparent and if the results still support a victory for Trump so be it ! I too respect the choices of others whoever disturbing they may be it is what democracy is all about ! Still if that continues to be the case the choosing of a person to preside over our great nation does not reflect on the great majority of all Americans !

  19. Kepa on December 3, 2016 at 11:14 am

    Math error? Doubtful. Thank you Jill Stein for doing what so many Americans wanted – check our system and insure it’s integrity regardless of final outcome. Swing states should all be checked in every election. Better still revamp the system and make it fair. There should never be a system used that can not be verified as are voting machines used in some states. Every system used should be able to be verified and audited if necessary. Every part of the voting process should be verifiable if needed. The voting process must be transparent and no state allowed to make it not transparent as has been done in some states but state legislatures.

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