Florida’s Republican Gov. Rick Scott says incumbent Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson called him to concede defeat in their extremely tight race.
By Associated Press
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…
The process has not been flawless. But 66 of Florida’s 67 counties met a Thursday afternoon deadline to complete a machine recount of the results in the U.S. Senate, governor and agriculture commissioner’s races, all of which were too close…
By Daniel Bush
By Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
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 Tess Conciatori
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.
In Florida, extremely close vote margins have triggered machine recounts in three races, including those for governor and Senate. As in the presidential election of 2000, Broward County finds its election practices under intense scrutiny. Adam Smith of the Tampa…
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.
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