Yes, Democrats Are Trying To Steal The Election In Florida

Yes, Democrats Are Trying To Steal The Election In Florida

Trump later weighed in, tweeting Thursday evening: "Law Enforcement is looking into another big corruption scandal having to do with Election Fraud in #Broward and Palm Beach".

This was The Washington Post's headline: "After Trump and Scott cry 'fraud, ' critics pounce on Broward County's troubled election history".

The gap between Mr Scott - the outgoing governor of Florida - and incumbent Democratic Senator Nelson has narrowed to 0.2% as of Friday as Broward County votes are counted.

"Counting votes isn't partisan - it's democracy", he said.

Rick Scott is suing two Florida counties, accusing election supervisors of "rampant fraud" in vote counting. "'The Broward Effect.' How come they never find Republican votes?" With Marine One waiting for him on the lawn, he headed over to a spot near the White House where I was standing - along with my colleagues.

"I have a right to vote for whoever I want to vote for", said Gillum supporter Jonie Jones.

"This is a clear violation of Florida law", Scott said. Now the electoral gap's narrowing, and the president is not pleased. Keys Republicans have a history of prioritizing conservationist policies, and some blame Scott for the declining health of Florida Bay's backcountry and the red-tide algae bloom that plagued the southwest coast this summer. Then Bush became president, while Democrats steamed.

Mr Trump was equally contemptuous...

"The reason why he feels that way is obvious: we believe when every legal ballot is counted we'll win this election", Nelson said.

Scott's complaint against Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections Susan Bucher alleges first that officials there illegally refused to allow Republicans, or any witnesses, to monitor the county's handling of damaged absentee ballots.

Republican Senate candidate Rick Scott smiles as he speaks to supporters at an election watch party, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in Naples, Fla.

Why is she so flippant about flouting Florida's election laws?

Scott and Desantis has a strong backer in Donald Trump who sees Florida as a hometown of sorts.

Nelson filed a lawsuit Friday morning asking that the deadline for local election officials to file preliminary unofficial vote totals to the state be extended past noon Saturday, a deadline dictated by Florida law.

A group of about 30 sign-holding Republican protesters gathered outside the office of Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes, singing "The Star Spangled Banner" and "God Bless America".

Scott filed suit against Broward County on Thursday, demanding that Snipes comply with public-records law by revealing the number of mail-in absentee ballots her office has received, as well as how many of those have been counted thus far.

7News cameras captured the chaotic scene after supporters of DeSantis' Democratic opponent, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, showed up in front of the Lauderhill building to demand that every ballot is counted.

Clashes sparked between pro-DeSantis demonstrators and Gillum supporters. Those are the U.S. Senate race, Florida Governor's race, and the contest for state Agriculture Commissioner. Snipes has been unable to say how many votes remain uncounted.

"I will not stand idly by as unethical liberals try to steal this election from the great people of Florida", Scott said.