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Jacob OglesNovember 12, 2018

Elections officials in Bay County, a Republican stronghold recently battered by Hurricane Michael, accepted votes via email. The catch: That’s counter to state law. NBC-7 WJHG interviewed Bay County Supervisor of Elections Mark Andersen about how he dealt with voters displaced by Hurricane Michael. Andersen said he worked with 147 voters who returned ballots by […]

Jacob OglesNovember 12, 2018

Outgoing Attorney General Pam Bondi on Sunday scolded the Florida Department of Law Enforcement for declining so far to investigate the tabulation of votes in Broward and Palm Beach counties. Bondi, a Tampa Republican, also demanded Secretary of State Ken Detzner report all election irregularities in the Democratic-leaning counties to the Office of Statewide Prosecution, […]

Jacob OglesNovember 11, 2018

Palm Beach Supervisor of Elections Susan Bucher says her office cannot complete a machine recount of three statewide resources before a Thursday deadline. “It’s impossible,” she told CNN. The statement comes the same day Republican Senate candidate Rick Scott filed a lawsuit demanding any votes counted after Saturday’s noon deadline for initial tabulation be left […]

Jacob OglesNovember 10, 2018

U.S. Rep.-elect Greg Steube has called on the Justice Department to oversee impending statewide recounts in Florida. “Over the last 48 hours we have witnessed gross incompetence among some election officials,” Steube said. He notes three statewide races—U.S. Senate, Governor and Agriculture Commissioner—appear bound now for automatic recounts. The Sarasota Republican noted the failure of Broward […]


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