President Trump to demand recount of votes in Wisconsin as Biden leads

President Trump to demand recount of votes in Wisconsin as Biden leads

- President Trump's campaign said it will demand a recount of votes in Wisconsin

- Wisconsin is one of the states that are still counting their votes at the time of this report

- However, a report by CNN indicates that Trump's main challenger, Biden, is leading in the state

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As votes counting continues in the United States' presidential election, the campaign organisation of President Donald Trump has said it will request for the recount of votes in Wisconsin, according to a CNN report.

Wisconsin is one of the battleground states that are yet to finish counting votes.

However, the candidate of the Democratic Party, Joe Biden is ahead of Trump in the state, at the time of filing this piece.

President Trump to demand recount of votes in Wisconsin as Biden leads
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CNN's report indicates that Biden is currently leading with 1,630,389 votes (49.4%) while Trump trails with 1,609,879 (48.8%).

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Legit.ng gathers that Wisconsin has 10 electoral votes.

Meanwhile, Biden has also set up a situation room to verify the US presidential election result.

The former vice president made this known in a tweet shared via his official Twitter handle as election results are being counted.

He said:

"To make sure every vote is counted, we’re setting up the largest election protection effort ever assembled. Because Donald Trump doesn’t get to decide the outcome of this election — the American people do."

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Earlier, Legit.ng reported that President Trump cast doubt on the vote-counting process in the US presidential election as he made an allegation of voter fraud.

Trump in a tweet on Wednesday, November 4, claimed that the Democrats made his early lead in the election to magically disappear.

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The US president alleged that he was leading strongly in many states before his lead began to magically disappear one by one.

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Recall that Trump had previously called for the counting of mail-in-ballots to be stopped. He said his legal team will head to court immediately after the US presidential election to challenge the counting of late ballots.

The president made the statement on Sunday, November 1, when speaking to reporters in Charlotte ahead of a rally in Hickory, North Carolina.

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