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Hearing # 2 of the day--Gov. Rick Scott is suing Broward's election supervisor over a lack of transparency and an unwillingness to disclose public records.

The hearing is scheduled to start shortly.

#FloridaRecount @wlrn
For background reading:…
Scott's attorney says records request to Broward election dept was given 26 hours ago. He didn't get a response back and says that the clerk did not meet her duties to respond in a reasonable time.
Attorney for Snipes, Broward's elex dept supervisor, says she has not denied their request, but she must be given more than a day to respond. He points out she was busy yesterday.
Attorney for Scott says not responding is the same as denying a record's request. Asking judge to have Snipes turnover the records within 2 hours of this hearing ending. Says the records should already exist and shouldn't take much time to compile.
Judge Phillips finds Broward elex supervisor Snipes violated the public records act. Snipes must allow immediate inspection of the records Scott is asking for no later than 7 p.m. tonight. Judge says this is information that should already be compiled.
Congressman Matt Gaetz says Gov. Scott needs to immediately suspend the supervisors of elections in Broward and Palm Beach counties.
Attorney Eugene Pettis represents Broward elex supervisor Brenda Snipes.

He says his client is prepared to turn over the records to Scott as the judge ordered by 7 p.m. And he said there's no reason for Snipes to step down.
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