• Recounts ordered in Florida Senate, governor races

    10 days ago - By My Sanantonio

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Florida secretary of state ordered recounts in the U.S. Senate and governor races on Saturday, an unprecedented review of two major contests in the state that took five weeks to decide the 2000 presidential election.
    Secretary Ken Detzner issued the order after the unofficial results in both races fell within the margin that by law triggers a recount. His office was unaware of any other time either a race for governor or U.S. Senate in Florida required a recount, let alone both in the same election.
    The recount sets up what could be several days of political tension...
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  • Florida Makes 'Unprecedented' Decision in 2 Major Races

    Florida Makes 'Unprecedented' Decision in 2 Major Races

    10 days ago - By Newser

    The Florida secretary of state ordered recounts in the US Senate and governor races on Saturday, an unprecedented review of two major races in the state that took five weeks to decide the 2000 presidential election, the AP reports. Secretary Ken Detzner issued the order after the unofficial results in...
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  • Florida orders recounts in governor, US Senate races

    10 days ago - By WGN TV

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Florida secretary of state ordered recounts in the U.S. Senate and governor races on Saturday, an unprecedented review of two major races in the state that took five weeks to decide the 2000 presidential election.
    Secretary Ken Detzner issued the order after the unofficial results in both races fell within the margin that by law triggers a recount. His office was unaware of any other time either a governor race or U.S. Senate race required a recount, let alone both in the same election.
    The unofficial results show that Republican former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis led...
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  • Florida Orders Statewide Recount on Senate and Governor Races

    10 days ago - By Fortune

    Florida will start counting ballots again in its Senate and gubernatorial races, as vote differentials in both contests held below the 0.5 percent threshold required to trigger mandatory machine recounts, Secretary of State Ken Detzner announced.
    Republican Rick Scott narrowly leads incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson in the race for the U.S. Senate seat, while the GOP's Ron DeSantis is slightly ahead of Democrat Andrew Gillum to become the state's next governor, succeeding Scott.
    Ahead of Detzner's announcement a Florida state website was updated to say "Machine Recount Indicated" underneath...
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