Nikki Fried pulls ahead in ‘too close to call’ Florida agriculture commissioners race

Two days after the 2018 elections in Florida, it’s looking more likely that several state and local races are headed to recounts, including one for the commissioner of agriculture. On election night, Republican Matt Caldwell led Democrat Nikki Fried by about 12,000 votes, about 0.16 percentage point, however, as provisional, absentee, military and overseas ballots continue to come in that margin…

Andrew Gillum campaign offices pressed into service as provisional ballot war rooms

Three Democratic Party campaign offices that had been devoted to organizing work for defeated gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum and other Democrats were pressed into service Thursday as provisional ballot war rooms. Volunteers were using the campaign offices in Fort Lauderdale, Miramar, and Plantation to reach out to people who cast provisional ballots in the midterm…