Jill Stein can't 'guarantee a recount' even though she surpassed original fundraising goal

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Green Party candidate Jill Stein is demanding a recount and recently surpassed her initial goal of $2.5 million to start those efforts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania. However, recent updates to the fundraiser page show Stein's recount effort, which reached $4.8 million by Friday morning, may not be as clear cut as it once seemed.

"We cannot guarantee a recount will happen in any of these states we are targeting," Stein's fundraising site reads. "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."

Jill Stein can't "guarantee a recount" even though she surpassed original fundraising goal

Jill Stein's 2016 recount fundraising site

Source: Jill2016.com

Language on Stein's fundraising website said if the campaign did not reach its desired goal, the money would go toward "election integrity efforts," according to a screenshot on Twitter posted on Wednesday night.

On Friday, the site also displayed a meter with a new fundraising goal of $7 million. Under the meter, the text says that recount efforts in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania were funded, and they are now fundraising for Michigan.

Jill Stein can't "guarantee a recount" even though she surpassed original fundraising goal

Jill Stein 2016's fundraising website

Source: Jill2016.com

Also, the amount needed for attorney's fees has changed: the number has risen from $1 million to between $2 million to $3 million, with the total cost of the recounts ending up at about $6 to $7 million.

Jill Stein can't "guarantee a recount" even though she surpassed original fundraising goal

Jill Stein's recount fundraising site

Source: Jill2016.com

Earlier screenshots on Twitter show the attorney's fees clocking in at $1 million.

The original language on the page, when the goal was $2.5 million, reads as follows:

The Stein/Baraka Green Party Campaign is launching an effort to ensure the integrity of our elections. With your help, are are raising money to demand recounts in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania-- three states where the data suggests a significant need to verify machine-counted vote totals. This effort to ensure election integrity is in your hands! We need to raise over $2 million by this Friday, 4pm central. In true grassroots fashion, we're turning to you, the people, and not big-money corporate donors to make this happen. Your immediate support is crucial — Please donate now and share widely.

Jill Stein's campaign did not immediately respond to a request for comment regarding the new language on her website.

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Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein speaks to supporters during a rally outside the Wells Fargo Center on the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., July 26, 2016. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter
Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein speaks during a rally of Bernie Sanders supporters outside the Wells Fargo Center on the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 26, 2016. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter
Presumptive presidential candidate for the Green Party Dr. Jill Stein speaks at a cafe near the campus of the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio July 18, 2016. REUTERS/William Philpott
Presumptive 2016 Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein is surrounded by police and supporters of 'Black Men for Bernie' of former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders as she makes her exit after a rally during the 2016 Democratic National Convention on July 27, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. / AFP / Patrick T. Fallon (Photo credit should read PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP/Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 26: Green Patry Presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein speaks to pro-Bernie Sanders supporters outside City Hall in Philadelphia on July 26, 2016. Many Sanders supporters are saying they will vote for Stein rather than vote for Hillary Clinton. (Photo by Michael Robinson Chavez/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 06: Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein speaks at the National Press Club February 6, 2015 in Washington, DC. Stein announced the formation of an exploratory committee to seek the Green Party's presidential nomination again in 2016. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 23: Jill Stein waits to speak before announcing that she will seek the Green Party's presidential nomination, at the National Press Club, June 23, 2015 in Washington, DC. Stein also ran for president in 2012 on the Green Party ticket. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
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