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  • Judge orders recount in Florida's Palm Beach County extended to Nov. 20

    11/13/2018 1:54:30 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 88 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/13/18 04:31 PM EST | MEGAN KELLER
    A Leon County circuit judge ruled Tuesday that the recount of midterm votes in Palm Beach County, Fla., will be extended to Nov. 20, five days after the initial deadline. The order will extend recounts for a U.S. Senate race between incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson (D) and Gov. Rick Scott (R), as well as the gubernatorial race between former Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) and Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum (D). The Florida recount, which is taking place in Palm Beach and Broward counties, has become contentious, with all sides accusing each other of dishonorable behavior. DEVELOPING
  • Trump: When will Bill Nelson concede in Florida? Will not be able to "find" enough votes

    11/13/2018 2:02:13 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 43 replies
    Twitter ^ | November 13, 2018 | Donald J. Trump
    When will Bill Nelson concede in Florida? The characters running Broward and Palm Beach voting will not be able to “find” enough votes, too much spotlight on them now!
  • Fraud, Fraud and More Fraud! And We have Proof!

    11/13/2018 9:47:25 AM PST · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 45 replies
    YouTube ^ | 11/12/18 | David J. Harris, Jr
    Good commentary on the Fraud going on in the elections. Video included re: the Avis employee finding the "votes". Talks about vote fraud in more than just Florida. Undercovere Video included about fraud in Texas....allowing noncitizens to vote. Video from Illinois. Talks about votes in GA. Good summary of all the fraud going on. Also, David Harris has written a book that will soon be on Amazon....Why I Couldn't Stay Silent. He is part of the Walkaway movement.
  • Trump: Law Enforcement Looking Into ‘Big Corruption Scandal’ With Election Fraud in Florida

    11/09/2018 8:36:03 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 10 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | November 9, 2018 9:31 am | Andrew Kugle
    President Donald Trump tweeted on Thursday night that law enforcement is looking into another "big corruption scandal" dealing with election fraud in Florida. "Law Enforcement is looking into another big corruption scandal having to do with Election Fraud in #Broward and Palm Beach. Florida voted for Rick Scott!" Trump wrote in a tweet. Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) had maintained a lead over Sen. Bill Nelson (D., Fla.) since election night, but his slim lead has diminished as more votes were tallied. Broward and Palm Beach counties, both Democratic leaning areas, have reported the discovery of more ballots after the...
  • Time to Disenfranchise Broward and Palm Beach Counties

    11/11/2018 8:24:52 AM PST · by Kaslin · 39 replies ^ | November 11, 2018 | Tom Tradup
    Many people I know enjoy watching movies multiple times: from Gone With The Wind and Jurassic Park to Field of Dreams or La La Land, if it comes on TV they’ll watch it. A harmless vice…time-wasting but no lasting damage, However, across America—and around the globe—we are all facing the prospect of a rerun we don’t want to experience: yet another stupid, protracted, over-lawyered “election recount” drama in the state of Florida. Unlike watching Batman Forever a few too many times, this rerun will “Make America UNgreat Again” by turning Florida and the USA into an international joke. Three statewide...
  • Gillum-DeSantis Race Now In Recount Range

    11/08/2018 1:12:28 PM PST · by Vlad The Inhaler · 107 replies
    Tampa Bay Times ^ | November 8, 2018 | David Smiley and Elizabeth Koh
    The race for Florida governor appears headed for a recount, as Democrat Andrew Gillum continues to gain on Republican Ron DeSantis during the tallying of the final uncounted ballots cast in the midterm elections. Gillum, the outgoing mayor of Tallahassee, conceded the race Tuesday night before 11 p.m. after results appeared to show him too far behind his opponent to make up the difference. DeSantis, a former congressman, gave his victory speech shortly after. But thousands of votes remained untallied. And over the next 36 hours, the margins gradually shrank. As of 9 a.m., DeSantis' lead was just 42,948 votes...
  • Florida races head to recounts

    11/10/2018 10:11:41 AM PST · by yesthatjallen · 53 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/10/18 | Max Greenwood
    Three statewide races in Florida are heading for recounts after a key deadline for county election officials to submit unofficial vote tallies came and went Saturday. The first round of machine recounts, which must be completed by Thursday, sets up a bitter fight to the finish in Florida’s races for Senate, governor and agriculture commissioner. The most closely watched recount is the Senate race between incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) and Florida’s Republican Gov. Rick Scott, who currently carries a narrow lead of roughly 12,500 votes — about 0.15 points. In Florida, an automatic machine recount is triggered if two...
  • Scott files lawsuit over Florida Senate vote as recount odds grow

    11/08/2018 7:06:15 PM PST · by bitt · 16 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/8/2018 | max greenwood
    Florida Gov. 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 Sen. Bill Nelson (D) appears set for a recount. The lawsuit, filed Thursday evening, accuses Snipes’s office of withholding records regarding how many people voted, how many ballots have been counted and how many more votes remain untallied 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...
  • Florida recounts and a rising bad feeling

    11/08/2018 2:52:12 PM PST · by Cold War Veteran - Submarines · 65 replies
    Vanity | Today | Self
    Sorry about a vanity post but am I the only one with a bad feeling about browsed and palm beach county recounts....again. Echoing in my ears are princess pelosi’s “we own the ground game” words from just before the election. I
  • Nelson calls for recount in Florida Senate race

    11/07/2018 8:26:03 AM PST · by C19fan · 94 replies
    CNN ^ | November 7, 2018 | Caroline Kelly
    Florida Democrat Sen. Bill Nelson called Wednesday for a recount in his race for re-election against Republican Gov. Rick Scott. In a statement from Nelson's office, the longtime incumbent said Scott had prematurely declared victory in the race, which CNN has not yet called. In Florida, an automatic recount is triggered when the final margin is less than .5% and is not triggered by candidate requests. Votes were still being counted Wednesday morning, but Scott's lead was within that margin, according to CNN projections. The initial vote count won't be finalized until Saturday at noon.
  • Gore: 'I think I carried Florida'

    08/05/2017 9:33:56 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 99 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 5, 2017
    Former vice president and Democratic presidential nominee Al Gore told HBO's Bill Maher he thinks he carried the state of Florida in 2000, a state that would have given Gore the presidency over George W. Bush. Gore, 69, visited Maher on HBO's "Real Time" on Friday to discuss his follow-up climate change documentary "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power" when the host broached the issue of rising sea levels. .... “So when the sea levels rise, obviously we could lose Venice. We could lose Florida. And who would know better about losing Florida?” Maher joked, leading to some groans from the live...
  • Gore: 'I think I carried Florida'

    08/05/2017 6:01:11 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 95 replies
    The Hill ^ | 8/5/17 | JOE CONCHA
    ....Democratic presidential nominee Al Gore told HBO's Bill Maher he thinks he carried the state of Florida in 2000, a state that would have given Gore the presidency over George W. Bush. Gore, 69, visited Maher on HBO's "Real Time" on Friday to discuss his follow-up climate change documentary "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power" when the host broached the issue of rising sea levels.
  • [Flashback] Hillary Calls For End To Electoral College

    10/19/2016 10:20:15 PM PDT · by silent_jonny · 5 replies
    CBS ^ | November 10, 2000
    Senator-elect Hillary Rodham Clinton began a victory tour of upstate New York Friday by calling for elimination of the Electoral College. At an airport news conference, the first lady said she would support legislation seeking a constitutional amendment providing for the direct election of the president. At the moment, Americans are waiting to see who wins Florida's 25 electoral votes and thus becomes the next president. Vice President Al Gore leads Republican George W. Bush in the popular vote nationwide. "We are a very different country than we were 200 years ago," Clinton said. "I believe strongly that in a...
  • Nicolle Wallace: During 2000 Florida Recount, Cruz Tops for 'Hubris and Egomania'

    12/29/2015 3:57:31 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 19 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Judging by Nicolle Wallace's performance on today's With All Due Respect, it looks like establishment Republicans are going full bore against Ted Cruz. Here was Wallace talking about her personal experience with Ted Cruz: "I worked with him on the [2000 Bush/Gore] recount in Florida, and the recount was sort of ground zero for the biggest egos in both parties in the whole country, and he rose to the top in terms of hubris and egomania." Co-host John Heilemann was flabbergasted: "you're saying that among all of your colleagues in the recount effort, that he was the biggest ego? Is...
  • Husband of Katherine Harris commits suicide, police say

    11/19/2013 9:14:45 AM PST · by shortstop · 48 replies
    Sarasota Herald Tribune ^ | 11/19/13 | Lee Williams
    SARASOTA - Sarasota Police are investigating the apparent suicide of Anders Ebbeson, husband of former Congresswoman and Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris. Police were called to the scene of the couple's house in the 1400 block of Sarasota's Bay Point Drive around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday. Police and Pastor William Hild of downtown Sarasota's First Baptist Church confirmed that Ebbeson, a 68-year-old Swedish businessman, had taken his own life and asked the community to respect the family's privacy. "On behalf of the family, Katherine's husband took his own life," Hild said outside the home on Bay Point Drive Tuesday morning....
  • Recount resumes as noon deadline looms (Allen West)

    11/18/2012 8:10:52 AM PST · by smoothsailing · 39 replies
    Palm Beach Post ^ | 11-18-2012 | Christine Stapleton
    November 18, 2012 Recount resumes as noon deadline looms By Christine Stapleton Palm Beach Post Staff Writer Fort Pierce — The St. Lucie County Canvassing Board resumed ballot counting this morning in the tight congressional race between Republican Rep. Allen West and Democrat Patrick Murphy under the watchful eyes of dozens of attorneys and supporter of both candidates. Canvassing board member Tod Lowery, who regularly updates the audience on the process, explained that the board still had write-in ballots and other questionable ballots from 8 days of early voting to review before the noon deadline for the state’s 67 supervisors...
  • Allen West for Congress released statement regarding state of race-Florida’s 18th District

    11/10/2012 3:14:18 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 68 replies
    AllenWestRepublic ^ | 11-10-2012
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 10, 2012 Contact: Michele Hickford (772) 600-7123 or Michele Race for Florida’s 18th Congressional District Remains Undecided Stuart, FL – Today West for Congress released the following statement regarding the state of the race in Florida’s 18th Congressional District: “With all provisional and absentee votes counted in the 18th District, Congressman West currently trails by roughly 2,400 votes, a margin outside of the threshold for an automatic recount. The race remains undecided because there are issues that still need to be resolved in St. Lucie County. Late on Election Night, Congressman West led by...
  • Good Riddance to Decade That Began With Theft of the Presidency

    12/31/2009 4:20:58 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 114 replies · 3,010+ views
    Nation ^ | December 31, 2009 | John Nichols
    The original sin of the good-riddance decade came in December of 2000, when the United States Supreme Court intervened to stop a complete recount of the votes in Florida and then declared George Bush to be the president. This extreme judicial activism was not merely a devastating assault on American democracy. It set in motion the Bush presidency, and with it the pathologies that the Bush-Cheney administration imposed on the country in the form of unnecessary wars, failed economic policies, assaults on civil liberties and crudely divisive and hyper-partisan governance. Bush, Dick Cheney and aides are surely to blame for...
  • Another disgrace: In Nigeria, Hillary hints that 2000 U.S. election was rigged

    08/12/2009 6:46:21 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 51 replies · 2,065+ views
    Hotair ^ | 8/12/2009 | Karl
    <p>Secretary of State Hillary Clinton compared Nigeria’s corruption and electoral problems with the 2000 Florida presidential election recount during a town hall meeting today in Abuja, Nigeria.</p> <p>Answering a question about Nigeria’s recent election, Clinton said, “In 2000, our presidential election came down to one state where the brother of the man running for President was the governor of the state. So we have our problems too.”</p>
  • MUST SEE VIDEO: Hillary Vents About 2000 Florida Recount At Africa Town Hall

    08/12/2009 5:49:47 PM PDT · by ianschwartz · 33 replies · 1,704+ views
    Real Clear Politics ^ | August 12, 2009 | Real Clear Politics
    Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton made another controversial comment at an African town hall. While discussing the importance of free and fair elections, she uses the 2000 Presidential election and its ensuing recount, and the fact that then-candidate George W. Bush was the brother of then-Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, as an example in telling Nigerians, "We have our problems, too."