Florida elections, recount: Senate, governor races in chaos
10 November, 2018, 08:06 | Author: Sue Mclaughlin
Scott, who yesterday sued two South Floridaelection supervisors, vowed to meet Nelson's challenge in court. Scott is now 15,000 votes ahead of incumbent Democratic Sen. "Floridians have a right to be skeptical of the recount process if it is monitored by the very people responsible for this delay", Steube said in a statement.
Nelson blasted Scott's accusations as "politically motivated and borne out of desperation" in a tweet on Thursday.
Without citing any evidence of wrongdoing, Scott also asked Florida Department of Law Enforcement to investigate elections offices in the Democratic strongholds of Palm Beach and Broward counties, questioning whether they have been taking too long in some sort of effort to inflate the Democratic vote. She was researching the subject Thursday. Contests with a margin of 0.5 percent or less qualify for automatic machine recounts by every county elections office involved in the contest.
Should that count show DeSantis with a margin of less than 0.5 percentage points, triggering a recount, AP will retract its call for DeSantis.
The Republican Party on Friday sent an email fundraising appeal under Trump's name based on the Florida Senate race. These same two Democratic-leaning counties proved problematic in providing voter returns in the 2000 presidential election when Republican George W. Bush narrowly defeated Democrat Al Gore in a historic recount.
On Thursday morning, Mr Gillum's team walked back his earlier concession to Republican Mr DeSantis and indicated they are ready for a recount.
Broward County officials were simply taking deliberative steps to count all ballots, including absentee and provisional ones, he said.
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For this and other reasons, lawyers for Nelson and Gillum chose to call on the state of Florida to honor its statutory obligation to perform a recount.
"We do not have an active investigation", Plessinger said. "There's not a lot of room for strategy", Richard said.
Florida Governor Rick Scott is excoriating Palm Beach County for refusing to comply with a judge's order about their ballot counting process Friday.
Scott's campaign filed the lawsuits late Thursday, when he said during a news conference that "unethical liberals" are trying to steal the election. "It's actually a vote of Senate versus attorney general and some of the other down ballot races".
Protesters have gathered outside the headquarters for the Broward County Supervisor of Elections as the county works to finish counting an unspecified number of votes from the midterm elections. "Nelson will prevail in a recount", Marc Elias, a lawyer for Nelson, told reporters on Friday.
If the race proceeds to a recount, no new call will be made until the recount is complete and the results of the election are certified by Florida officials.
Trump said Scott "won by a comfortable margin", though he noted that "every couple of hours, it goes down a little bit". "An emergency hearing is necessary as the Canvassing Board is obligated to submit the unofficial elections results to the Division of Elections by noon November 10, 2018. And then the State will conduct an orderly recount".
In yet a third statewide seat - the Cabinet position of agriculture commissioner - the candidates were separated by 483 votes out of more than 8 million cast - a margin of 0.006 per cent.
She and her husband grabbed their dog, jumped in their pickup truck and drove through flames before getting to safety, she said. The Camp Fire started Thursday morning near Paradise, a town of around 27,000 some 90 miles north of Sacramento.
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International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde also said there remained "room for even greater reform" in China's market. Jamaica will be marketing its famed blue mountain coffee and Chad is selling bauxite.
During his prime-time Fox show, Hannity played the role of cheerleader from the side as the crowd waited for Trump's appearance . In 2010, he was ordered not to broadcast his program as part of a Tea Party rally originating from Cincinnati.
Some 35 Senate seats were in play, as were nearly 40 governorships and the balance of power in virtually every state legislature. In Kansas , Democrat Sharice Davids beat a GOP incumbent to become the first gay Native American woman elected to the House.
He set fundraising records and made Cruz work for the victory, but Cruz ultimately pulled out a three-point victory. Cruz argued that his opponent's support for gun control and universal health care were too liberal for Texas.
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