On January 14, 2021, the Wisconsin Elections Commission issued a refund to the Trump campaign for $544,852.67, the amount under the $3 million estimated cost of the 2021 recount.
2020 Presidential Recount Costs
The estimated cost paid in advance by the Trump campaign: $3,000,000
Milwaukee County Reimbursement: $1,719,220.75
Dane County Reimbursement: $729,733.46
WEC Expenditures: $6,193.12
Refund to Campaign: $544,852.67
2020 General Election Voting and Registration Statistics Report (formerly EL-190F)
The Wisconsin Elections Commission ordered a partial recount of presidential election results in Dane and Milwaukee counties after receiving a recount petition and $3 million payment from the Trump campaign. The recount order is attached below.
The recount order required Dane and Milwaukee counties boards of canvassers (BOCs) to convene by 9 a.m. Saturday, November 21, and complete their work by noon on Tuesday, December 1.