Machine Recount Completed

Wednesday the 14th, the Charlotte County Canvassing Board reconvened at 9 am to complete the machine recount of the 2018 election.  The third day of counting focused on write-in ballots for Governor and Senate. Supervisor Stamoulis opened the session by explaining that it was possible for a voter to write in a candidate’s name rather…

The real fraudster in Florida

  There is fraud in Florida’s U.S. Senate race. Mitch McConnell just perpetrated it. Florida has still not certified a winner in the contest between Democrat Bill Nelson and Republican Rick Scott. Elections officials are recounting the vote after the initial tally showed the two separated by a mere 13,000 votes of some 8 million cast. (Read opinion in…

Broward judge denies Rick Scott’s bid to impound voting machines, offers compromise

A Broward judge on Monday turned down Gov. Rick Scott’s request to “impound and secure” all voting machines in Broward’s elections headquarters when they’re not being used to recount ballots. But Circuit Judge Jack Tuter offered a compromise: Add three Broward Sheriff’s deputies to the current lineup of BSO officers and private security guards overseeing…

Republicans sharpen ‘fraud’ claims, Democrats compare Scott to a ‘dictator’ as Florida recount ramps up

The recount in Florida only began this weekend, but time is already bleeding away for election officials racing to meet the state’s Thursday deadline to complete their work. As volunteers rush to complete the legally mandated review, Republican Gov. Rick Scott — who leads in his race against Democratic incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson — is…