Jill Stein’s fundraising goal for election recount keeps increasing, for some reason

Jill Stein’s fundraising goal for election recount keeps increasing, for some reason
Green Party town hall, Jill Stein right (Image: CNN video screen grab)

[Ed. – Zero Hedge documented earlier how her goal keeps changing — going ever upward.  LawNewz highlights her site’s warning that the funds raised may not get used for a recount.  That’s not necessarily suspicious, since she can’t guarantee there will be a recount in each state (or any of them).  But the oddities here have an appearance, at least, of mounting.  It IS strange that she’s been able to raise so much so quickly.  As others have noted, meanwhile, she has zero evidence of election irregularities to begin with.]

Before you donate to Green Party candidate Jill Stein‘s effort to demand a recount in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania, you may want to read the fine print on her website. So far, she has raised $4.8 million, but take a look at this little clause at the end of donation form:

We cannot guarantee a recount will happen in any of these states we are targeting. We can only pledge we will demand recounts in those states.

If we raise more than what’s needed, the surplus will also go toward election integrity efforts and to promote voting system reform.

And interestingly, as more donations started pouring in over the holiday, Stein moved her total fundraising goal to $7 million. She originally had a goal of $2.5 million. 

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