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Florida orders recount of votes in Senate, gubernatorial races

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Three elections in Florida will officially be recounted after it was found that the margin of difference was too small: the U.S. Senate race between Bill Nelson and Rick Scott , the gubernatorial race between Andrew Gillum , and Ron DeSantis , and the agriculture commissioner race.
Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner ordered machine recounts in the three races on Saturday. The second round of results for all three are due to the state by 3 p.m. Thursday, according to the Orlando Sentinel. Under Florida law, there are machine recounts when the margin of difference is less than .5...
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Florida Makes 'Unprecedented' Decision in 2 Major Races

Florida Makes 'Unprecedented' Decision in 2 Major Races

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The Florida secretary of state ordered recounts in the US Senate and governor races on Saturday, an unprecedented review of two major races in the state that took five weeks to decide the 2000 presidential election, the AP reports. Secretary Ken Detzner issued the order after the unofficial results in...
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Florida orders statewide recount on senate, governor races

Florida orders statewide recount on senate, governor races

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Florida will start counting ballots again in its Senate and gubernatorial races as vote differentials in both contests held below the 0.5 percent threshold required to trigger mandatory machine recounts, Secretary of State Ken Detzner announced.
The move almost immediately drew a rebuke from President Donald Trump, who's in Paris to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One. “Trying to STEAL two big elections in Florida!” Trump tweeted.
In the Senate race, the unofficial count had Republican Rick Scott leading incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson by about 12,600 votes among...
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Florida orders vote recount in Senate, governor races

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Florida will hold a machine recount of votes in its neck-and-neck races for the U.S. Senate and governor, with results due by 3 p.m. on Thursday, its secretary of state said on Saturday.
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Recounts Officially Ordered for Florida Senate, Governor Races

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State law requires an automatic machine recount if a vote margin is less than 0.50 percent in a statewide race.
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Florida officially begins machine recount in three statewide races

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The Florida Department of State on Saturday formally called for the machine recount of more than 8 million ballots in three statewide midterm races. The announcement has been expected for days as races for U.S. Senate, Florida governor and state agriculture commissioner, a statewide elected post, have consistently had margins of less than .5 percent, which is enough to prompt a recount under Florida law. As of noon Saturday, when preliminary vote totals were to be submitted, the agriculture commissioner race between Democrat Nikki Fried and Republican Matt Caldwell were the closest, with...
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Florida orders recounts in governor, US Senate races

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Florida secretary of state ordered recounts in the U.S. Senate and governor races on Saturday, an unprecedented review of two major races in the state that took five weeks to decide the 2000 presidential election.
Secretary Ken Detzner issued the order after the unofficial results in both races fell within the margin that by law triggers a recount. His office was unaware of any other time either a governor race or U.S. Senate race required a recount, let alone both in the same election.
The unofficial results show that Republican former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis led...
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Florida heads to recount in razor-thin governor, senate races

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Florida's heading to a recount after its gubernatorial and senate races turned out with less than a 0.5 percent margin.
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Florida Orders Statewide Recount on Senate and Governor Races

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Florida will start counting ballots again in its Senate and gubernatorial races, as vote differentials in both contests held below the 0.5 percent threshold required to trigger mandatory machine recounts, Secretary of State Ken Detzner announced.
Republican Rick Scott narrowly leads incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson in the race for the U.S. Senate seat, while the GOP's Ron DeSantis is slightly ahead of Democrat Andrew Gillum to become the state's next governor, succeeding Scott.
Ahead of Detzner's announcement a Florida state website was updated to say "Machine Recount Indicated" underneath...
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