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Breaking: Florida recount: Hand recount ordered in U.S. Senate race in Florida
#ThursdayThoughts #CountEveryBallot #FloridaRecount wapo.st/2qOXTTG?tid=ss…
2/"The five-day sprint to run ballots in Florida through counting machines for a second time ended Thursday, with the state ordering a manual recount of results in the U.S. Senate race, where about 12,600 votes separated Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson from Republican Rick Scott
3/"the state’s governor. No such measure was ordered in the governor’s race, where former congressman Ron DeSantis (R) held an edge over Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum (D). Palm Beach County’s election supervisor said less than an hour before the 3 p.m. deadline that they would
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Abrams needs > than 17K votes to force a runoff or 15,400 to force a recount. The secretary of state could certify the results by Friday. #CountEveryBallot #ThursdayThoughts
washingtonpost.com/politics/2018/…
2/"The campaigns of Brian Kemp and Stacey Abrams on Wednesday accused each other of trying to “steal” the election as the Georgia governor’s race remained unsettled, with both sides awaiting court decisions on thousands of uncounted ballots. Kemp, a Republican whose lead has
3/"shrunk a bit each day since the Nov. 6 election, continued to demand that Democratic candidate Abrams concede, arguing that there are not enough outstanding votes for her to force a runoff. “Stacey Abrams and her radical backers will stop at nothing to undermine democracy and
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Folks: Few states count provisional ballots, early ballots, or overseas ballots quickly; usually they do not have to do so because the numbers don't require it... there is a big enough margin for these not to have any effect. In #Florida and #Georgia you have several issues. 1/
@ScottforFlorida has been governor for two terms/8 years. During this time he has underfunded election security and election processes, did not replace Ms. Snipes who he now berates. Why? So he could underfund the election machinery in that county and then blame her for problems?
For @ScottforFlorida to complain now when he is responsible for underfunding election staff, machines, etc is laughable at best, but really a tragedy of democracy. The idea that the second largest county in Florida, underfunded for this purpose, should now pull out miracles,
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