The Florida Governor’s Race Is Probably Headed for a Recount
The Florida Governor’s Race Is Probably Headed for a Recount
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"I mean that's a lot of work", DeSantis said. At that time, the "under vote" ballots could be sidetracked and set aside for examination by hand in the event a hand count is necessary.
As clerks counted more ballots Thursday, races for U.S. Senate, governor and agriculture commissioner got closer.
In one of the closest (and most closely-watched) races of the 2018 election, Republican representative Ron DeSantis has edged out Andrew Gillum to become Governor of Florida. He's the lone statewide Democratic officeholder in Florida. Rick Scott declared victory Tuesday night over Sen.
"It has been over 48 hours since the polls closed, and Broward and Palm Beach counties are still finding and counting ballots", Scott said.
"I sincerely regret that I couldn't bring it home for you, but I can guarantee you this: I'm not going anywhere", he said during a tearful, 10 minute speech.
"I will not sit idly by while unethical liberals try to steal this election from the great people of Florida". But Nelson is not conceding.
Scott's campaign manager Jackie Schutz Zeckman shot back: "They aim to disenfranchise law abiding Florida voters by producing ballots out of thin air until they have enough to win". The latter had even conceded, but is now starting to change his mind because officials are insisting there are more ballots to be counted in Broward and Palm Beach counties.
County canvassing boards must report their first unofficial results to the state by noon Saturday. This is only 0.18 points, and well within the 0.25-point margin that triggers a hand recount. The Elections Canvassing Commission would then meet November 20 to certify the results.
In the meantime, Democratic Agricultural Commissioner candidate Nikki Fried has pulled ahead of seeming victor Matt Caldwell by just 582 votes.
And like 2000, the counting process is becoming contentious. In that race, Florida, which held the balance of power in the Electoral College, was decided in favor of Bush by.01%, or fewer than 1,000 votes, after the Supreme Court halted an ongoing recount.
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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.
Data compiled by FairVote, a nonpartisan elections research group, found that 27 recounts were held in statewide general elections across the nation between 2000 and 2015.
Democrats, meanwhile, voiced uncertainty about the prospects of Secretary of State Ken Detzner, a Scott appointee, overseeing a complicated and legally fraught process involving the fate of his boss.
The AP has not called a victor in the Senate race.
Even more stark, however, is the average vote swing between the top two contenders following a recount - only 282 votes. "But, we're good and look forward to serving". "It makes you wonder what's going on", Scherer said. Those were mostly "provisional votes" - votes cast by individuals who lacked the proper ID or wound up at the wrong polling place. "That seems to happen about half the time".
Officials with Nelson's campaign called for a recount Wednesday morning, saying Scott prematurely claimed victory. But so far, they have only tabulated 665,688 ballots in the Senate race.
"It's a jump ball", Elias said. "Nowhere. And how is it when Democrats are behind, they always manage to pick up votes after the fact?"
That information has to be presented to the voter's county supervisor of elections office by 5 p.m. today.
"We could not be prouder of the way we ran this race", Gillum said Tuesday night at Florida A&M University, his alma mater. "The ones that are accepted will all be opened and we'll tabulate those tonight to add to the count".
Like Senator Bill Nelson, Andrew Gillum has lawyered up, hiring Barry Richard, who represented President George W. Bush in the 2000 recount.
The ruling came as the Broward Canvassing Board met to review ballots that had been initially deemed ineligible.
Miami-Dade Democrats issued an alert for volunteers to track down the more than 3,000 people who cast provisional ballots.
Nelson filed his own federal lawsuit Friday, seeking to postpone the Saturday deadline to submit unofficial election results. Trump wrote , referring also to Palm Beach County, which has also been slow in its vote-counting process.
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