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Quiet, steady and tedious: Where things stand with Michigan presidential recount

Dec 5, 2016

The goal is to finish recounting votes by next Monday, one week from today.
Credit Rick Pluta / Michigan Radio

It's been quite the legal whirlwind of lawsuits and early-morning judicial ruling, but the Michigan recount began today.

Local clerks are working furiously to meet the order to hand-count more than 4.8 million votes cast by Michiganders in the presidential election.

The first recounts are happening in Oakland and Ingham counties.

Michigan Radio's Lansing Bureau Chief Rick Pluta brought Stateside the most recent news from the Ingham County Fairgrounds.

Hear the full conversation above.

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