Emergency hearing in Rick Scott vs. Broward County lawsuit
Emergency hearing in Rick Scott vs. Broward County lawsuit
US midterm elections: Florida faces prospect of recounts in Senate and Governor's races
10 November, 2018, 07:44
"This morning, Bill Nelson is introducing the people of Florida to Marc Elias, a hired gun from Washington, D.C. who will try to win an election for Nelson that Nelson has already lost", Scott's campaign said in a news release Thursday morning.
Nelson filed his own federal lawsuit Friday, seeking to postpone the Saturday deadline to submit unofficial election results.
By law, any race with a lead of 0.5 percent or less triggers a mandatory machine recount.
The Scott campaign lashed out at the suit.
Circuit Judge Carol-Lisa Phillips also held that Brenda Snipes, Broward's supervisor of elections, was in violation of Florida public records laws for not turning the records requested by Scott's campaign. However, in the days after the election, votes that continued to file in tightened the race further, leading to the possibility of a state-mandated recount more likely.
Meanwhile, in the Arizona Senate race, Democrat Kyrsten Sinema has pulled ahead of Republican Martha McSally by about 10,000 votes.
"The governor has chose to abandon the most fundamental of all rights because he fears that he will lose the election if all the votes are counted", Nelson said.
"Even more alarmingly", Scott claims, Bucher "failed to allow the Palm Beach County Canvassing Board" to determine, as required by law, which damaged or improperly filled-out absentee ballots were valid and how the voters of those ballots had meant to vote. New York Timesreporter Patricia Mazzei captured video of protesters chanting "lock her up" about Snipes before the meeting in Broward. Cameras showed protesters standing next to the law enforcers as some chanted "Lock her up!"
According to a Miami Heraldreporter, there were also multiple people who attempted to vote twice in close-by Miami-Dade County. He accused Republicans of falsely claiming voter fraud simply because the margin had changed. On Thursday, he tweeted that he was sending lawyers to "expose the FRAUD!"
"They just now find the votes in Florida and Georgia while the elections were on Tuesday?"
The fact that there will be multiple high-profile recounts in Florida gives many political watchers deja vu, given the impact that the state's recount played on the 2000 presidential election that saw President George W. Bush elected after winning Florida by 537 votes. "Let's blame the Russians and demand and immediate apology from President Putin!" he tweeted.
A 2012 report by the Center for New American Security found that negative stereotypes about combat veterans can become a detriment to their ability to gain employment after military service. The additional votes for Nelson came from overseas and provisional ballots, Griffin said. "Every Floridian should be concerned there may be rampant fraud happening in Palm Beach and Broward counties".
Terri Parker of WPBF reported that lawyers for Scott told Marx on Friday that Bucher's staff was duplicating damaged ballots without the required witnesses present.
A raging Southern California wildfire has triggered a mandatory evacuation order for the entire beachside city of Malibu. Pepperdine University on Friday closed its Malibu and Calabasas campuses because of the approaching blaze .
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National Transportation Safety Board, which automatically assists with inquiries under global rules, was notified, officials said. When the plane landed, the pilots had trouble stopping it and it eventually came to a halt at the end of the runway.
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Kidnapped school children released by gunmen in Cameroon
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U.S. elects record number of women to House
The Chicago native settled down in Boston after college and later became the city's first black councilwoman. Diversity also won the day Tuesday with a record number of women of color headed to the halls of Congress.
Minnesota election results: U.S. House 5th District
She won a seat in the state's legislature in 2016, becoming the first Somali-American lawmaker in the country. Ilhan Omar , a Somali-American Democrat running for the House in Minnesota, could join Tlaib in Congress.
Marijuana legalization on the ballot in four states
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US House of Representatives Results
Some 35 Senate seats were in play, as were nearly 40 governorships and the balance of power in virtually every state legislature. With control of Congress and statehouses across the nation at stake, numerous nation's top elections were too close to call.
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