Florida midterm election LEGAL ACTION demanded as Republican warns of FRAUD
Florida midterm election LEGAL ACTION demanded as Republican warns of FRAUD
US mid-terms 2018: Florida senate race recount triggered
10 November, 2018, 04:13
But late on Friday, Bucher said it was impossible for her to meet the 10 a.m. Saturday deadline imposed by Marx; she claimed the ballots on which her staff made decisions had already been mixed back in with all the regular ballots and it would be impossible to separate them out and still meet the state certification by Saturday.
The tight races underscored Florida's status as a perennial swing state where elections are often decided by the thinnest of margins.
Judges in Palm Beach and Broward counties have sided with Florida Gov. Rick Scott against two supervisors of elections. Scott also had harsh words for Nelson, who hired a lawyer after election night.
Two Democratic-leaning counties, Broward County and Palm Beach County, haven't completed counting mail-in ballots - and one of them hasn't finished counting early ballots, either.
Unofficial results show Gillum trailing Ron DeSantis, a Trump-endorsed Republican, by just 36,165 votes, or 0.44 percentage points.
He told a press conference "every Floridian should be concerned there may be rampant fraud".
Nelson didn't concede defeat in Tuesday's election, even after Scott declared victory, and has called for a recount.
"Now they "found" many votes and he is only up 15,000 votes".
Though outgoing Governor Rick Scott claimed victory over incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson on Tuesday, a statewide vote recount has now been triggered.
"I am considering every single legal option available", Scott said while appearing before the media outside the governor's mansion in an event held by his campaign. "The supervisors, Brenda Snipes and Susan Booker, can not seem to say how many ballots still exist and where these ballots came from or where they have been".
Scott has argued in a court filing earlier this week "t$3 wo days after voting has concluded, the Supervisor of Elections is unwilling to disclose records revealing how many electors voted, how many ballots have been canvassed, and how many ballots remain to be canvassed", Law and Crime reported.
The legal challenge takes on a state law that requires county election officials to double-check signatures of voters who cast provisional and mail-in ballots.
President Donald Trump has lambasted Florida's election recount process, calling it an attempt by Democrats to win a US Senate seat with fake votes.
"The goal here is to see that all the votes in Florida are counted and counted accurately", McLaughlin said in a statement. "If I had to place a bet I would say it is more likely than not that Senator Nelson will prevail in a recount and therefore be sworn in again to the United States Senate for another term in January".
Elias has been, as Scott points out, involved in many recounts and scandal recovery efforts, including the 2014 senate election in Kansas.
"This is a clear violation of Florida law", Scott said. Her department's website said ballots cast on Election Day have been counted.
Mr Trump weighed in with a tweet on the Senate race, citing the possibility of election fraud.
Mr Kemp now leads at 50.3% to Abrams' 48.7%, according to AP data, but it could take until next week to tally all the votes.
In the governor's race, Democrat Andrew Gillum's campaign said Thursday it's readying for a possible recount.
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