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In this Oct. 6, 2016, photo, Green party presidential candidate Jill Stein meets her supporters during a campaign stop at Humanist Hall in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/D. Ross Cameron)

Michigan will start its electoral recount on Monday thanks to Jill Stein


At noon on Monday, Michigan will begin counting its ballots again.

A U.S. District Judge issued an order for the state to do so early Monday morning, CNN reports. This comes after Green Party candidate Jill Stein requested a recount in the state. Donald Trump won Michigan and its 16 electoral votes by less than 10,000 votes, or 0.2 percent of the votes cast. 

A recount is already underway in Wisconsin, and after announcing plans to drop a recount in Pennsylvania, Stein is demanding it again.

Stein said she would "escalate" her recount request to the federal courts.

Michigan's attorney general sued to block Stein's recount, calling it "inexcusable."

Stein's campaign raised nearly $7 million to pursue recounts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania, all states narrowly won by Trump.  

She insisted the donations for the recount are not going to personal gain, despite the fact that they eclipse the $2.5 million she raised for the actual presidential campaign.  

The Hillary Clinton campaign has supported the recount even though it does not expect it to change the result. The Trump campaign has called the recount a "scam" despite Trump's false claims that millions voted illegally.

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Stein will speak at a rally Monday morning outside Trump Tower.

But some Trump supporters wonder why she's only targeting certain states.

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