By Mike DeNardo and Mark Abrams
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Today is the deadline for filing of challenges to Pennsylvania’s general election results.READ MORE: 2 Wilmington Police Officers Responding To Deadly Triple Shooting Involved In 3-Car Crash
So, can Green party candidate Jill Stein make good on her pledge to seek a Pennsylvania recount?
Pennsylvania’s election law doesn’t allow a candidate to file a challenge. So, Jill Stein can’t actually contest the results herself.
She’s telling her Pennsylvania supporters they’ll have to “jump through a lot of hoops” to get one in the Keystone State by today’s deadline.
“In Pennsylvania, it’s especially complicated.”
She could challenge the results in court, but she’d need to present evidence of probable fraud.
The other path under PA election law — a political Hail Mary — is for voters in each of the state’s 9,200 districts to ask for a recount.READ MORE: Open For Business: Pat's Music Shop In Mayfair Still Soothing The Soul In Good Times And Bad
“We need three people — three voters, at least — in every precinct. And there are thousands of precincts in Pennsylvania.”
In an online video, Stein instructs voters to file notarized affidavits with their county clerks’ offices.
A computer expert, cited by Stein, claims a 7 percent discrepancy in how Hillary Clinton performed in certain battleground states as compared to pre-election polling.
A group of computer experts also warned of potential hacking claiming Pennsylvania uses outdated electronic voting machines.
But Stein has acknowledged she has no evidence of fraud or hacking in the battleground states where she is challenging the votes.
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