With a machine recount in the rearview mirror and a manual recount underway, the legal challenges over Florida’s elections are piled up.
In two rulings late Thursday, U.S. District Judge Mark Walker shot down an attempt to keep Republican Gov. Rick Scott from interfering in the recount process and nixed another challenge focused on the way county canvassing boards decide which ballots should be tossed.
Now that the automatic election recount is done, it's time to do it by hand.
A manual recount of ballots cast in the U.S. Senate race between Gov. Rick Scott and incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson began at 9 a.m. Friday, as well as for the state Agriculture Commission race, where Democrat Nikki Fried leads Republican Matt Caldwell.
Two Broward County leaders who have been criticized for their handling of the Feb. 14 shooting at a Parkland high school displayed a stark contrast in attitude as they were questioned on Thursday by a state investigative commission that includes parents of slain students.
ByBy Jennifer Kay -- The Associated Press•Nov 16, 2018
Designers overestimated the strength of a critical section of a Florida International University pedestrian bridge that collapsed, killing six people, and they underestimated the load on that same section, federal investigators reported Thursday.