Politics Nov 16

A woman sets up tables for hand counting ballots on Nov. 15, 2018, as Palm Beach County did not meet the midterm recount deadline in West Palm Beach, Florida. Photo by Michele Eve Sandberg/AFP/Getty Images
Hand recount begins for tight Florida Senate race

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…

Politics Nov 14

A worker holds ballots before a ballot recount in Lauderhill, Florida. Photo by Carlo Allegri/Reuters
Overheating machines complicate Florida’s recount battle

A new problem complicated Florida's ongoing recount battle as lawyers headed back to court on Wednesday: Palm Beach County's tallying machines have overheated, causing mismatched results with the recount of 174,000 early voting ballots.