Florida’s Bill Nelson would have likely beat Rick Scott if ex-felons had been able to vote

Over the weekend, the recount in Florida’s Senate race ended. Republican Rick Scott, who’s currently the governor of Florida, beat Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson by a mere 10,033 votes — a razor-thin margin in an election where more than 8.1 million votes were counted. But if people with felony records could have voted in the state this…

2018 Manual Recount Completed

The manual recount of the 2018 General Election in Charlotte County was completed mid-afternoon on Friday, November 16th. A small number of votes were added to the election results. Unofficially, this resulted in a net gain of 14 votes for Bill Nelson and 4 votes for Nikki Fried. The certified vote totals will be published after…

UPDATE: Charlotte County SOE announces Manual Recount in US Senate & Ag. Secretary to begin Friday

Editor’s note: The following announcement has been posted on the Charlotte County Supervisor of Elections Web page.  UPDATE: a new version of the SOE’s announcement now contains information that ONLY the  US Senate and Agriculture Secretary races are to be recounted manually.  PUBLIC NOTICE OF RECOUNT BY THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY CANVASSING BOARD Hon. Paul A. Stamoulis…