• In Florida Senate Recount Lawsuit, Judge Says No Sign of Vote Fraud by Election Officials

    27 days ago - By Fortune

    A judge hearing a lawsuit over the Florida Senate recount already underway said there was no evidence that election officials or workers had engaged in misconduct, and denied a request for an injunction to impound ballots and voting machines while not in use in Broward and Palm Beach counties. Democratic voters predominate in those counties.
    At last report, Florida Governor Rick Scott remains ahead of current U.S. Senator Bill Nelson by about 12,500 votes or 0.15% of votes cast.
    The judge encouraged lawyers from both parties to propose a joint plan to deal with voting integrity beyond...
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  • A judge just slapped down Republicans' claims of fraud in Florida amid an increasingly chaotic recount

    A judge just slapped down Republicans' claims of fraud in Florida amid an increasingly chaotic recount

    27 days ago - By Business Insider

    A Florida judge denied Gov. Rick Scott's request that law enforcement seize and monitor ballots and voting equipment when they're not being used in the state's midterm recount effort.
    The judge said he hasn't seen any evidence of "fraud or irregularities" in the vote counting in Broward and Palm Beach counties, and he urged politicians to "ramp down the rhetoric" about the state's contentious elections.
    Democrats say the lawsuit is a bad faith attempt at distraction and will serve to undermine voter confidence in Florida's electoral system.
    A Florida judge denied Gov. Rick Scott's request...
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  • Trump Tweets Claim of Voter Fraud in Florida Election but Doesn't Offer Any Evidence

    27 days ago - By Fortune

    President Donald Trump tweeted claims of voter fraud in Florida's midterm elections with zero evidence Monday morning, calling Florida's election in favor of the GOP candidates.
    Trump claimed “large numbers of new ballots showed up out of nowhere,” and that many more are “missing or forged,” but provided no reasoning for these claims.
    “Must go with Election Night!” the president tweeted.
    The Florida Election should be called in favor of Rick Scott and Ron DeSantis in that large numbers of new ballots showed up out of nowhere, and many ballots are missing or forged. An honest vote count is...
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