Bill Nelson concedes Florida Senate race

Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson on Sunday conceded the Florida Senate race to Republican Gov. Rick Scott, ending his re-election bid after the completion of a statewide recount. Scott announced the concession in a statement, saying, “I just spoke with Senator Bill Nelson, who graciously conceded, and I thanked him for his years of public service.”…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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