A hand recount began Friday in Florida's acrimonious U.S. Senate contest after an initial review by ballot-counting machines showed Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson separated by fewer than 13,000 votes out of more than 8 million…
By Gary Fineout, Brendan Farrington, Associated Press
Most of Florida's 67 counties finished machine vote recounts for the Senate and governor's races before Thursday’s deadline. The Senate race will go to a further recount by hand because Republican Gov. Rick Scott has a razor-thin lead over Democratic…
Senators chose Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for another term leading Republicans and Chuck Schumer for Democrats in closed-door party elections Wednesday lacking the high drama underway on the House side in the midterm election fallout.
By Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
Almost two decades after Bush v. Gore, Florida election officials are confident that changes they have made to voting procedures will lead to more organized and timely recounts.
By Tess Conciatori
Although Election Day has passed, races in several states have yet to be finalized--and may not be without legal action. Florida’s Republican governor, Rick Scott, has already filed a lawsuit in a tight Senate race against Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson.
By Terry Spencer, Associated Press
The deeply purple state will learn Saturday whether there will be recounts in a bitter and tight U.S. Senate race and the governor's race.
After Tuesday’s election, two key races are still too close to call. The high-profile Senate race between current Sen. Bill Nelson and outgoing Gov. Rick Scott is headed for a recount, while the contest for Georgia governor is still neck…
By Gary Fineout, Associated Press
Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson has not conceded. Though Gov. Rick Scott is leading, under state law in Florida, a recount is mandatory if the winning candidate's margin is 0.5 percentage points or less.
By Associated Press
Early Wednesday morning, three U.S. Senate races -- in Montana, Arizona and Florida -- were still too close to call.
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