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The computer scientists urging Clinton to push for a recount are doing so because they believe electronic voting machines could be hacked, and they have observed that Clinton did worse in counties in Wisconsin with electronic voting machines. They are not saying there was a hacking, but that the discrepancy merits a recount.
Nate Silver's 538 says all of this can be controlled for by demographics at the county level. While they too see "statistically significant" discrepancies in Texas and Wisconsin with respect to electronic voting machines, different candidates benefit: Clinton does better in Texas, while Trump does so in Wisconsin.
Greg Palast's concerns run deeper than the voting machines and into the totality of voter suppression efforts. You don't need to hack machines when you can simply suppress the Democratic vote.
That voters with the same first and last names are forced to vote a provisional ballot because they were flagged using the Interstate Crosscheck list without consideration of middle names is beyond belief. And it's simply not clear what happens to these provisional ballots once cast. Voters have no way of knowing if their vote actually counted.
Green Party candidate Jill Stein has raised $2 million for a recount fund and is planning on formally requesting recounts in WI, MI, and PA.
Democratic leadership and the Hillary campaign are largely in the wind and absent from public commentary on recount efforts. Wide variety of media reporting and speculation basically assumes the Clinton campaign is trapped by its previous criticism of Trump to accept the election results, while the White House is apparently not interested in disrupting the transition.
Overturning the standing election results would result in extensive litigation and the institutional bias is to move forward with the declared winner on election night, not auditing to make sure every eligible or ineligible vote was counted appropriately.
Democrats need an army of lawyers right now fighting for every vote and that's not happening, nor is it going to happen. Instead, the so-called "spoiler" candidate has stepped forward to press the button on the clock ticking for those with standing to request a recount. In full disclosure, I live in Texas and voted Stein believing her to be a safe protest vote. I would have voted for Clinton had I lived in WI, MI, or PA, or any other swing state.