Florida election recount continues amid tensions, litigation

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida: Mishaps, protests and litigation dominated Florida’s first day of recounting the vote for pivotal races for governor and Senate, bringing back memories of the 2000 presidential fiasco. Much of the drama on Sunday centered on Broward and Palm Beach counties, home to large concentrations of Democratic voters.

Questions swirl around the vote tally in Florida, where Gov. Rick Scott has filed lawsuits over the handling of ballots, alleging fraud. The truth is more complicated.

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Florida's Democratic candidate for governor, Andrew Gillum, warns amid tense recount of pivotal race that voter disenfranchisement isn't just about being blocked from the polling booth.

Gov. Rick Scott files more lawsuits against Florida election officials as a recount on his US Senate race is being closely watched Gov. Rick Scott files more lawsuits against Florida election officials as a recount on his US Senate race is being closely watched

Rick Scott asked a judge to order police to impound voting machines and ballots when they are not in use.

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US President Donald Trump tweeted that “law enforcement is looking into another big corruption scandal having to do with Election Fraud in #Broward and...

Rick Scott Files Three More Lawsuits Against Election Officials

Governor Rick Scott announced today that his campaign will file three additional lawsuits against election officials who are currently tabulating the results of his race against Sen. Bill Nelson for one of Florida’s Senate seats, CNN reports. Earlier in the week, Scott sued Broward and Palm Beach counties over alleged issues with ballot counting.

Florida midterm recount begins as recriminations deepen

Election monitors said that they had found no evidence of fraud in Florida’s ballot, in response to Republican claims of rigging as the operation to recount all 8.2 million votes got under way over the weekend.Thousands of volunteers and lawyers were overseeing a recount to decide tense races for th

Florida Republican Governor Rick Scott, whose lead has narrowed in the state's U.S. Senate race, filed more lawsuits against local election officials on Sunday, asking a judge to order police to impound voting machines and ballots when they are not in use.

After some early bumps, more than half of Florida's 67 counties began recounting votes Sunday in the razor-thin Senate and gubernatorial races, bringing back memories of the 2000 presidential fiasco.

Florida election recount continues amid tensions, litigation

Broward County, the state’s second-most populous, is emerging as the epicentre of controversy in the recount