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  • Cowardice at Parkland Shooting: “Security” Recognized Shooter, Rifle Case

    12/06/2018 8:45:42 AM PST · by marktwain · 18 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 4 December, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Evidence of more incompetence and cowardice has been exposed from the Parkland school shooting. Seventeen students and staff were murdered on February 14, 2018, at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas School.  I will not name the murderer. You have probably read and remember the armed school resource officer, Deputy Scot Petterson, failed to confront the killer immediately. He did not run to the sound of the gunfire. Instead, he waited outside the school for others to come. Eventually, there were seven or eight deputies outside the school waiting. Officers from another jurisdiction showed up and immediately entered, but it was...
  • Ballot measure on 'assault' weapons proposed (Florida)

    11/26/2018 2:39:14 PM PST · by Jed Eckert · 29 replies
    Fox35Orlando ^ | Nov 26 2018 | THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA
    A Miami-based political committee has proposed a constitutional amendment that would ban possession of “assault” weapons in Florida if approved by voters.The proposal, backed by the committee Ban Assault Weapons Now, was posted on the state Division of Elections website this month. The committee had raised nearly $410,000 since March, while spending almost $284,000, according to finance information. The expenditures included $75,000 last month to a California-based company for what was described in the finance information as “petitions.”
  • The Latest: Officials certify contentious Florida elections

    11/20/2018 6:21:26 AM PST · by Anti-Bubba182 · 28 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 11-20-18 | Staff
    ".....Official results turned in Sunday showed Republican U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis was elected governor over Democratic Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum by 32,463 votes out of more than 8 million cast. Republican Gov. Rick Scott defeated incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson by 10,033 votes....."
  • Brenda Snipes Resigns After Recount Debacle

    11/19/2018 6:13:26 AM PST · by mandaladon · 58 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 19 Nov 2018 | Jazz Shaw
    You supposedly won’t have Brenda Snipes to kick around anymore. The subject of one of the more famous “Florida Woman” stories of late is reported to have resigned her position as Broward County Election Supervisor, taking effect in January. After numerous, spectacular failures in processing election results over the years, Saturday’s debacle of submitting their recount results two minutes after the deadline had passed was apparently a bridge too far and Ms. Snipes is stepping down. (Washington Times) Taking a page from the playbook of disgraced public officials around the country, Snipes reportedly wants to “spend more time with her...
  • Press Release: Update 60 of 67 Counties Have Reported

    11/15/2018 11:32:25 AM PST · by katieanna · 33 replies
    Rick Scott for Senate ^ | Nov 15, 2018 | Chris Hartline
    UPDATED AS OF 11/15/18 1:26 PM 60 of 67 counties have now completed the machine recount and reported results. With almost 75% of votes recounted, Rick Scott’s lead has now GROWN by 54 votes. “Everyone knows how this is going to end. Everyone’s in on the joke here. What the Democrats want to do here is throw out all the fraud protections on the books, not reelect Bill Nelson. The longer Nelson keeps this going, the more people will forget his decades of public service and remember him as a sore loser who was used as a pawn by national...
  • Judge denies request to extend Florida Recount deadline, which is now less than one hour away

    11/15/2018 11:21:29 AM PST · by John S Mosby · 48 replies
    WFTV ABC 9 Orlando, FL ^ | 11/15/2018 2:09 PM | WFTV Twitter page
    Judge Denies Extension of Recount Deadline. This is the machine recount.
  • BREAKING: Judge’s Ruling Adds Thousands More Votes In Florida Recount

    11/15/2018 6:29:13 AM PST · by Liberty7732 · 72 replies
    In a victory for the campaign hopes of U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, a federal judge has ordered all of Florida’s elections officials to give nearly 4,000 voters — or more than, no one is sure — whose ballots were rejected over mismatched signatures until Saturday to fix the problem and for their votes to count. Judge Mark Walker ruled early today that apparently all of the state’s elections offices have wrongly, or unconstitutionally, applied the state law governing how voters can fix rejected signatures on absentee and provisional ballots. There were a known 3,700 ballots rejected in the Midterm election...
  • What's Wrong With Florida Elections?

    11/13/2018 3:05:10 PM PST · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 13, 2018 | Cal Thomas
    MIAMI -- Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) had the best line when it comes to the latest Florida election in which contests for governor and the U.S. Senate are still undecided. Rubio tweeted: "Bay County was hit by a Cat 4 Hurricane just 4 weeks ago, yet managed to count votes & submit timely results. Yet over 41 hours after polls closed #Broward elections office is still counting votes?" With lawyers descending on the state in what looks to some like a replay of the 2000 "hanging chad" presidential election, an automatic recount has been triggered for both contests. President Trump...
  • Matt Gaetz (R-FL): Democrats ‘Are Testing What They Can Get Away With’ to ‘Steal 2020’

    11/14/2018 4:23:30 AM PST · by Mr. Mojo · 50 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 13 Nov 2018 | Robert Kraychik
    Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) told Breitbart News Editor-in-Chief Alex Marlow that Democrats are “stress-testing the integrity of our election system” to build a “road-map on how to steal the election from Donald Trump in 2020,” offering his remarks on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily. Gaetz discussed ostensible vote recount efforts in Florida: “The law requires certain reporting and transparency to occur regarding who voted, when they voted, and by what means they voted. That transparency isn’t just to make us feel better, it’s the kryptonite to fraud, because if we know how people are voting you’re able to triangulate against any...
  • Rubio Sounds the Alarm: Democrat Lawyers Now Asking Judge to Change Florida Laws to Steal Election

    11/14/2018 5:03:53 AM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyColonel · 43 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 13 Nov 18 | Cristina Laila
    Democrat lawyers have descended on Florida in order to steal the Senate and Governor elections from Republicans. Hillary Clinton, Perkins Coie and other DC swamp dwellers are now working round the clock to install their radical left-wing candidates. In a series of urgent tweets, Senator Rubio said late Tuesday evening that Democrat lawyers are actually asking a judge to change Florida election laws AFTER the election in order to steal the Senate and Governor seats. RUBIO: “Imagine if NFL team was trailing 24-22 but in final seconds hits a 3 pt kick to win. Then AFTER game lawyers for losing...
  • Republican Ag Commissioner Candidate Explains Lawsuit Against Broward Supervisor

    11/14/2018 5:07:46 AM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 11 replies
    wlrn ^ | November 13, 2018 | Alejandra Martinez & Chris Remington
    The race for Florida Agricultural Commissioner is currently undergoing a manual recount. Last Tuesday, Republican state Rep. Matt Caldwell was deemed the winner and claimed victory at an election watch party in North Fort Myers. But the vote differential between Caldwell and Democrat Nicole “Nikki” Fried was so small, at just 0.16 percent, that the race went to an automatic recount. The Miami Herald reported that at least 113,600 votes will be counted by hand for the race. Caldwell has filed a lawsuit against the Broward County Supervisor of Elections, Brenda Snipes. He joined Sundial to talk about the lawsuit...
  • 'Incompetence': Broward election chief likely to be forced from office by Scott, DeSantis

    11/12/2018 8:49:06 AM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 62 replies
    Politico.com ^ | November 12,2018 | Marc Caputo
    Counting unlawful votes. Destroying ballots. Sunshine Law violations. Busted deadlines. So many controversies have bedeviled Broward County Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes — culminating in her office’s troubles in the aftermath of Florida’s chaotic 2018 elections — that her days in office are now numbered, insiders and lawmakers say. She’s losing support from fellow Democrats and faces the increasing likelihood of an embarrassing suspension from office at the hands of either Gov. Rick Scott or his likely successor, Ron DeSantis. Suspending Snipes from office would put a final exclamation point on one of the most contested midterms in recent Florida history,...
  • Affidavit Provides Eye Witness Account Of Broward Elections Staff Filling In Blank Ballots

    11/10/2018 8:00:36 AM PST · by Helicondelta · 86 replies
    Florida's Lt. Governor ^ | November 10, 2018
  • Undervotes in Broward US Senate race

    11/09/2018 11:11:51 PM PST · by Methos8 · 33 replies
    538.com ^ | 11/9/2018 | Nathaniel Rakich
    Broward County’s undervote rate is way out of line with every other county in Florida, which exhibited, at most, a 0.8-percent difference. (There is one outlier — the sparsely populated Liberty County — where votes cast in the Senate race were 1 percent higher than in the governor race, but there we’re talking about a difference of 26 votes, not more than 26,000, as is the case in Broward.)
  • Florida Recount Finally Wraps Up, Al Gore Declared President

    11/09/2018 4:47:03 PM PST · by plain talk · 13 replies
    Babylon Bee ^ | Nov 9, 2008 | Babylon Bee
    As Florida finally wrapped up its contentious recount of the votes tallied in the recent midterm elections, a winner was finally declared: Al Gore is now the president of the United States. The recount process at long last found the "missing votes" that would have handed Gore the presidency back in 2000, making him the official president of the country. "Well, it's about time," Gore said in his acceptance speech. "Thanks to all the fine people that made this happen. It really is too bad that the earth is going to be destroyed by fire by 2015--err, I mean, 2019,...
  • Broward County Is An Embarrassment, And The Potential For A Stolen Florida Election Is Real

    11/09/2018 12:26:37 PM PST · by detective · 13 replies
    The Federalist ^ | November 9, 2018 | Ben Domenech
    Last night CBS News’ John Dickerson tweeted “The Florida voting system is the Florida Man of voting systems.” But at least Florida Man combines stupid fun entertainment with incompetence and hubris, as opposed to depressing levels of corruption and idiocy. Comes now Dr. Brenda C. Snipes, the key election official in Broward County, Florida has presided for the past 72 hours over a level of bureaucratic incompetence – in the best spin of the situation – or utter corruption in the worst when it comes to counting the ballots from her county. Last night Governor and would-be Senator Rick Scott...
  • Republicans Will Still Win In Florida, Despite The Fraud

    11/09/2018 10:41:00 AM PST · by Evil Slayer · 50 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 11/9/18 | Guy Benson
    Bottom Line in Florida: Broward County Election Officials Have Been Violating the Law By now, you know that Republicans are raising the alarm over what's happening in Florida, as the margins apparent election night GOP victories -- punctuated by Democratic concessions -- are being whittled down in a heavily blue county. As expected, Democrats are falsely accusing the GOP of wanting to stop the process of counting votes. Republicans counter by raising a top Broward County election official's known history of malfeasance and incompetence, aggressively accusing the opposition party of try to steal an election, noting that the county has...
  • The Latest On The Florida Recount Furor

    11/09/2018 9:46:00 AM PST · by Liberty7732 · 31 replies
    Well, Broward and Palm Beach counties have screwed up another national election. It cannot be emphasized enough that these are the two most heavily Democratic counties in Florida, and before this election, they were known for incompetence and, particularly in Broward, for corruption. So those of us who have lived in Florida a long time recognize this pattern of recount corruption. Nonetheless, this time we have a Governor who will come out firing and already has filed a lawsuit against Broward and directed the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to investigate the county elections office. And it goes without saying,...
  • Protesters Gather Outside Broward Elections Headquarters (Go to Lauderhill)

    11/09/2018 9:35:20 AM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 47 replies
    Channel 10 Broward News ^ | November 9, 2018 | Madeleine Wright
    Protesters were demonstrating Friday morning outside the Broward Board of Elections headquarters in Lauderhill. 'It's election theft,' one protester says regarding possible race recounts "It's election theft," one protester, Janet Klomburg, said. "Our level of frustration is beyond what you can even imagine." Trump attacks Snipes, Broward County over election issues Rick Scott files lawsuits against supervisors of elections in Broward,… Broward County elections supervisor explains why it's taking so long to… The group stacked empty boxes outside the building and put up a sign that read "more provisional Broward County ballots found" -- mocking Broward County Supervisor of Elections...
  • Broward recount shenanigans: 46,000 Democrat votes “found” after election day, with more to come

    11/09/2018 8:37:38 AM PST · by Red Badger · 52 replies
    thecapitolist.com ^ | Nov 8, 2018 | by Brian Burgess
    ********CURRENT VOTE MARGINS as of 8:40am Friday******** U.S. Senate – Rick Scott leads Bill Nelson by 15,092 15,079 15,068 votes FL Governor – Ron DeSantis leads Andrew Gillum by 36,223 36,219 36,199 votes UPDATE: This story has been updated to reflect that at approximately 2pm Eastern, the Broward County Supervisor of Elections posted another 11,300 votes (which broke 70-30 in favor of Democrats). This new tranche of ballots triggered a mandatory machine recount in the governor’s race and a hand recount in the U.S. Senate race. UPDATE #2: After another update sometime after 5pm, Nelson has gained another 2,000 votes,...