Green Party nominee Jill Stein's quest for a recount in Pennsylvania is over: a federal judge has blocked the recount effort. Donald Trump was declared the winner of Pennsylvania's 20 Electoral College votes in a surprise upset on Election Day. Trump won the Keystone State by about 45,000 votes.
BREAKING: Federal judge blocks Green Party bid for presidential recount in Pennsylvania.— The Associated Press (@AP) December 12, 2016
Stein had requested and fundraised for recounts in Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin. Michigan's recount was blocked, and Wisconsin's nearly-completed recount did not change the outcome of their election.