In the Senate race, Republican Gov. Scott announced on Thursday night that his Senate campaign had sued the Democratic elections supervisors of Broward and Palm Beach Counties.
The highest-profile recount possibility so far, however, is in the United States Senate race. Florida is also conducting a recount in a third statewide race. Detzner would order manual recounts in those races of what are known as undervotes and overvotes; the recounts would have to be completed by Nov. Nelson, a difference of 0. Secretary of State Ken Detzner's office said it was unaware of any other time either a race for governor or US Senate in Florida required a recount, let alone both in the same election.
The latest developments underscore the deep divide in one of the most critical states in US politics. Powerful tornado hits Cuban capital of Havana In Pictures: Results from Broward so far indicate that nearly 25,000 people cast votes for governor but not for senator, even though the Senate race came first on the ballot.
Scott and his supporters, including Trump, have alleged that voter fraud is underway in Democratic-leaning Broward County, where the Republican lead has narrowed since Election Day. Nelson over the top, though that possibility continued to seem unlikely.
The Florida secretary of state ordered the recounts on Saturday, an unprecedented step for the two flagship races in a state that took five weeks to decide the 2000 presidential election. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. Thank you for signing up!
Rick Scott and Sen. Secretary Ken Detzner issued the order after the unofficial results in both races fell within the margin that by law triggers a recount.
The race remained too close to call with at least 400,000 ballots still uncounted. Kim Jong-un's aide sprints down ramp to catch up with boss As the North Korean dictator disembarked... Despite an ongoing recount in Florida for the extremely tight Senate race between Gov.
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It is AP policy not to call a race that is facing a recount.
It's important to us so we ask questions; we want to know. Florida's 67 counties can decide when to begin their recounts, but must complete them by Thursday. Loading comments...