The Florida Governor’s Race Is Probably Headed for a Recount

10 November, 2018, 01:30 | Author: Sheila Harris
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"Our campaign, along with our attorney Barry Richard, is monitoring the situation closely and is ready for an outcome, including a state-mandated recount". Bill Nelson. That's 0.18 percent of the vote total, well under the 0.25 difference, now at 20,436 votes, triggering a hand recount.

Florida's chief legal officer, Secretary of State Ken Detzner, told county election supervisors Thursday to plan for as many as three statewide recounts and for extraordinary public and media scrutiny in the state with the singular status of unusually close elections.

Overnight changes in the vote totals for Florida's three contested statewide race show Republican Ron DeSantis' lead in the governor's election slipping to 36,000 votes, Republican Rick Scott's lead in the U.S. Senate election down to 15,000, and Democrat Nikki Fried moving out to an nearly 3,000 vote lead for Agriculture Commissioner. That's a margin of.22 percent.

Florida law mandates machine recounts if the winning margin is 0.5 percent or less.

Standing on the steps of the Governor's Mansion Thursday night, Scott accused Snipes and Palm Beach election supervisor Susan Bucher, both Democrats, of trying to steal the election.

"The results of the 2018 Senate election are unknown and I think that you and the elections officials should treat it as such", Elias told reporters on a conference call.

Recounts will take place in Florida, ordered by the secretary of state, in the Senate race between Nelson and Rick Scott, as well as for the agriculture commissioner race.

Broward also experienced an "unusual undervote pattern", Elias said.

Brenda Snipes, the Broward elections supervisor, said she did not know how many ballots remained to be counted, but all were being processed.

That meant that on ballots in Wilson's district, the Senate race was the only race beneath the ballot instructions in the left-hand column. In Broward, more than 24,000 people voted for governor than in the Senate race. Nelson's lawyer called that race a "jump ball".

Even if Nelson had conceded, state law would have required the recount anyway.

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Scott went on to say that only Broward and Palm Beach counties were involved in what he called "shenanigans". On Tuesday night, Gillum had offered a gracious concession to Ron DeSantis, who held the office for the GOP in Florida despite Democratic expectations of victory in a blue wave that never materialized.

Gillum is now trailing DeSantis 49.65 percent to 49.13 percent, a margin of.52 percent, according to the Florida Division of Elections website.

The issue could be of critical importance as Florida heads toward multiple recounts, with a number of races decided by narrowest of margins, including the Senate race between Gov.

Continetti noted that the last prominent recount that overturned the result on election night was in 2008, when Democrat Al Franken ultimately defeated Republican incumbent Sen.

"If this is the cause of lost votes, it is incredibly frustrating that somehow the state hasn't gotten it's act together to make sure ballots are designed in a way that don't cause lost votes".

As of 9 a.m., DeSantis' lead was just 42,948 votes out of 8,189,305 ballots cast - equal to 0.52 percent of the vote.

Days after midterm voting, as ballots are still being counted, Republican lawmakers who are holding on to tight leads in midterm states are alleging foul play and voter fraud.

Voters with issues are supposed to cast provisional ballots, and then, if necessary, provide any additional evidence that their ballots should be accepted.

Voters have until 5 address any outstanding problems with their provisional ballots. County canvassing boards appoint counting teams to view ballots and determine the voter's intent, which is by law "a clear indication on the ballot that a voter made a definite choice".

Meanwhile, the campaign for Bill Nelson has brought on attorney Marc Elias to handle its recount effort, which at this point appears to be a certainty.



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