Scot files lawsuit over Florida Senate vote as recount odds Grove Florida Governor Rick Scott R is suing Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes alleging that her office has withheld crucial voter information as Scott’s closely watched Senate race against Senator Bill Nelson d appears set for a recount the lawsuit filed Thursday evening accuses Snipes his office of withholding.
Records regarding how many people voted how many ballots have been counted and how many more votes remain until ID in Broward the lack of transparency raises substantial concerns about.
The validity of the election process his lawsuit reads it demands an emergency hearing ahead of.
A critical noon Saturday deadline for County canvassing board to submit election results to the State Division of Elections in a hastily called news conference in Tallahassee on Thursday night Scott accused Snipes of having a history of acting in bad faith and called into the question where new vote tallies in Broward and Palm Beach counties were coming from the people of Florida deserve fairness and they deserve transparency and the Supervisor of Elections is refusing to give it.
To us Scott said I will not sit idly by while unethical liberals try to steal this election.
He added in his news conference Scott asked the Florida Department of Law Enforcement FDLE to launch an investigation into the matter he was speaking in his capacity as a candidate rather than in his official.
Capacity as Governor Jeremy burns a spokesman for FDLE confirmed to the hill that the department would launch an investigation into election officials and Palm Beach and Broward counties president Trump condemned.
He called a big corruption scandal on Twitter shortly after the lawsuit was announced saying Florida voted for rick Scott Twitter Donald Trump law enforcement is looking into another big corruption scandal having to do with election fraud in hashtag Broward and Palm Beach Florida voted for.
Rick Scott the lawsuit comes as Florida election officials and candidates gear up for an increasingly likely recount in the Senate race between Scott and Nelson Scott appeared on Tuesday night to be the victor in that race but as.
New vote tallies mostly from Broward and Palm Beach counties trickled in Wednesday and Thursday his lead narrowed considerably putting the race in recount territory every Floridian should be concerned there may be rampant fraud happening in Palm Beach and Broward counties Scott said in Florida if two candidates are within 0.
5 points of each other it triggers an automatic.
Machine recount while a margin of 0.
Less prompts a hand recount as of Thursday night Scott let Nelson by a mere 0.18 points well within the margin for a hand recount Dan mcLaughlin a spokesman for Nelson said that the three-term senator wanted to pursue a recount to ensure that all.
Legally cast votes were counted and accused Scott of playing politics with his lawsuit the goal here is to see that all the votes in Florida are counted and counted accurately McLaughlin said in a statement rick scott’s action appears to be politically motivated and born out of desperation much of the drama surrounding ballot counting efforts.