Clinton team joins three-state vote recount that begins in Wisconsin

( - The campaign for Hillary Clinton is joining an effort by Jill Stein, another candidate defeated by Donald Trump in the 2016 White House race, for a recount of votes in three pivotal states, despite Clinton having already conceded the race.

"Now that a recount is underway, we believe we have an obligation to the more than 64 million Americans who cast ballots for Hillary Clinton to participate in ongoing proceedings to ensure that an accurate vote count will be reported," Hillary for America attorney Marc Erik Elias said on Medium.

Stein, the Green Party candidate who got roughly 1 percent of the national vote, wants a recount in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

On Friday, Stein filed a request for a recount with Wisconsin election officials.

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