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??Rick Scott appears in D.C. along with new GOP senators, despite the recount

??Rick Scott appears in D.C. along with new GOP senators, despite the recount

A routine photo up in Washington with five newly elected Republican senators and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was anything but on Wednesday.That's because a sixth person, Florida Gov. Rick Scott, stood beside them even though his U.S. Senat...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Judge considers Bill Nelson lawsuit to count votes with faulty signatures

Judge considers Bill Nelson lawsuit to count votes with faulty signatures

TALLAHASSEE — Florida's system of reviewing voters' signatures on mail ballots is on trial in a federal courtroom as Democrats and Sen. Bill Nelson try to expand the pool of potential votes in his razor-close Senate race.U.S. District Judge Mar...
Updated: 4 hours ago
Florida officials flag a possible violation of elections law by state Democrats

Florida officials flag a possible violation of elections law by state Democrats

The Florida Department of State has asked federal prosecutors to look into faulty forms sent to voters in at least four counties that may have caused them to miss the deadline for fixing problems with their mail-in ballots. Emails released by th...
Updated: 5 hours ago
Rick Scott wins suit against Hillsborough Supervisor of Elections

Rick Scott wins suit against Hillsborough Supervisor of Elections

TAMPA — A Hillsborough County judge gave Rick Scott's U.S. Senate campaign a minor court victory on Wednesday.In an emergency hearing held that morning, Circuit Court Judge Cheryl Thomas ruled that campaign representatives w...
Updated: 7 hours ago
Palm Beach recount further behind after machine malfunction

Palm Beach recount further behind after machine malfunction

Palm Beach County has managed to recount about 175,000 early votes affected by a machine malfunction, but the county is still far behind schedule to finish recounts in the races for U.S. Senate, governor and commissioner of agriculture and consumer s...
Updated: 7 hours ago
Broward County confident it will make Florida recount deadline

Broward County confident it will make Florida recount deadline

The recount deadline is looming. With just 24 hours to go, Broward Elections Department officials say they are not worried about making it in time. After getting off to a late start, the department now expects to finish early Thursday."We are looking...
Updated: 7 hours ago
Bill Nelson sues for fax, email voting records from Bay County

Bill Nelson sues for fax, email voting records from Bay County

Democrat Bill Nelson has filed a recount-related lawsuit. Again.The incumbent candidate for U.S. Senate, who has filed two other lawsuits in the past week, is suing Bay County Supervisor of Elections Mark Andersen for copies of vote-by-mail ballots r...
Updated: 7 hours ago
Judge Mark Walker is at the center of Florida recount legal fight

Judge Mark Walker is at the center of Florida recount legal fight

Federal Judge Mark Walker — perhaps best known for thwarting Gov. Rick Scott's agenda against the restoration of felons' voting rights — is suddenly the most powerful person in Florida and will soon decide whether to suspend the deadlines...
Updated: 11 hours ago
Broward County elections supervisor says invalid ballots ‘were never counted’

Broward County elections supervisor says invalid ballots ‘were never counted’

The embattled elections chief of Broward County, who has been dogged by questions over the competence of her department, appeared to contradict her attorney Tuesday in trying to tamp down reports that she included invalid ballots in vote totals trans...
Updated: 11 hours ago
PolitiFact: Donald Trump and Rick Scott allege fraud in vote counting without any evidence

PolitiFact: Donald Trump and Rick Scott allege fraud in vote counting without any evidence

Without any evidence, President Donald Trump and Gov. Rick Scott have floated accusations of fraud in two left-leaning counties in the aftermath of the Florida election."Every Floridian should be concerned there may be rampant fraud happening in Palm...
Published: 11/14/18