U.S. District Judge Mark Walker had another long night at the courthouse in Tallahassee.
“I have many years of experience with recounts so they asked me to come,” Joseph Brendan Quinn said about his latest contract with the RNC.
County Commissioner Jack Mariano, who sits on the Regional Planning Council, did not bring the proposal to the County Commission because he doesn't want the words climate change used.
Other states give voters much more time to clear up any signature confusion, an act known as “curing” a rejected ballot. Floridians must fix theirs the day before an election.
Power outages? Different machines? Human error? Here's what we know.
This is one of only two counties to miss the statewide deadline.
The results from the machine recount won't be used because officials don't know why 846 votes aren't being counted, so it will stick with the original, unofficial results. The machine recount also wouldn't have changed the outcome of any race. Next stop: A manual recount on Friday.
Following a five-day machine recount of the more than 8.3 million votes cast in the Nov. 6 elections, Secretary of State Ken Detzner ordered hand recounts Thursday afternoon.
Despite some courtroom victories, Bill Nelson's deficit grew to 12,603 votes in his race against Gov. Rick Scott for the U.S. Senate.
The county didn't turn in results until two minutes after the 3 p.m. deadline.