Florida county collects uncounted ballots left in a mail facility

The elections board in Florida’s Miami-Dade County has collected a set of mysterious ballots in the Opa-locka mail facility after Democrats raised concern about the uncounted votes.

The uncounted ballots have emerged as one of many battles over the fiercely contested Florida elections that moved this weekend into a recount phase.

Yes, Broward County’s recount is off to a rocky start

Broward County’s election woes continued Sunday morning as a series of technical glitches delayed for hours the scheduled recount of more than 700,000 ballots cast in the midterm election.

The recount, scheduled to begin at 7 a.m., finally got away — sort of — at 11:23. But officials said no actually counting would begin for hours and possibly days.

(Read more in TampaBay.com)

Chuck Schumer Calls On Rick Scott To Recuse Himself From Florida’s Recounts

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Sunday urged Gov. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) to recuse himself from recount procedures in Florida following midterm elections that resulted in three tight races ― including one in which Scott is a candidate.

(Read more in HuffingtonPost.com)

Here are the six Florida races with orders for recounts

State law requires “machine” recounts when the margins between candidates are 0.5 percent or less. As local officials continued to count ballots after Tuesday’s election, it became clear that all six of the races would fall under that requirement.

(Read more in FloridaPolitics.com)

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