Tag: andrew gillum

2020: Beto O’Rourke Staff Talking with Obama Allies in New Hampshire, Iowa

Members of Rep. Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke’s (D-TX) inner circle are reportedly in talks with top political operatives who assisted former President Barack Obama’s campaign in New Hampshire and Iowa, according to CNBC. CNBC, citing multiple sources with knowledge of the conversations, reports the discussions are being spearheaded by O’Rourke’s chief of staff, David Wysong. […]

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Don’t Hate Mississippi

It’s never a shock to see white Mississippians cover themselves in shame. They’ve been doing it reliably throughout the entire history of a place that became known as the “lynching state” long before the inceptions of the Confederacy, the Klan, or Jim Crow. “By the 1830s,” David Oshinsky writes in […]

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Brenda Snipes Resigns: ‘I Have Served the Purpose I Came Here For’

Brenda Snipes submitted her resignation as the elections supervisor of Broward County, Florida. Her decision came one day after Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum offered his second concession to Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) in the Sunshine State’s gubernatorial election. “I think I have served the purpose that I came here for, which was to provide a […]

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After Recount, Democrat Gillum Concedes Florida Governor Race to Republican DeSantis

After a strenuous recount process that ended Thursday, Democrat Andrew Gillum has thrown in the towel and conceded the Florida governor’s race to Republican Ron DeSantis, making DeSantis Florida’s governor-elect. DeSantis defeated Gillum by 33,683 votes, or 0.41 percentage points. Gillum, who withdrew his Nov. 6th concession to DeSantis once the election went to an […]

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Broward County Erases GOP Vote Gains, ‘Missed’ Recount Deadline by 2 Minutes

Florida Republicans Rick Scott and Ron DeSantis would have increased their margins of victory Thursday if Broward County did not narrowly miss the 3 p.m. deadline to submit machine recount results for the state’s midterm elections. The recount would have increased DeSantis’s lead over Democrat Andrew Gillum in the race for governor by 755 votes, while Scott’s lead could […]

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Judge Rules Against Extending Florida Recount Deadline

A federal judge on Thursday ruled against a request to extend the deadline for recounts in Florida’s U.S. Senate and governor midterm races, according to reports. U.S. District Judge Mark Walker rejected a request by Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) and fellow Democrats to give counties more time to finish recounts. “We have been the laughingstock of the […]

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Report: Florida Democrats Urged Voters to Submit Absentee Ballots After Election Day Using Altered Forms

Florida Democrats urged voters to submit absentee ballots after Election Day, using an official form that had been altered to make it look like they were doing so within the legal deadline, hoping a judge would later allow the votes. That attempt to add Democratic votes, which critics say is possible election fraud, was reported […]

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Hans von Spakovsky: Brenda Snipes Is Florida’s ‘Most Incompetent Election Official’

Hans von Spakovsky, senior fellow at the Heritage Foundation and manager of its Election Law Reform Initiative, told Breitbart News that Broward County’s elections supervisor Brenda Snipes is known as Florida’s “most incompetent election official,” offering his remarks in a Monday interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight with hosts Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak. Von […]

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LIAR5: Why It’s Taking Florida and Georgia So Long To #CountAllTheVotes, Explained

Image: iStock Like the popular subreddit “Explain Like I’m 5” (ELI5) which simplifies complex issues into easily understandable, digestible bites, our new “Explain Like I’m A Racist 5-Year-Old” breaks down complicated subjects on the intersection of race, economics and politics, making them so simple, even a bigoted toddler could understand […]

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Brenda Snipes Defiant: Broward Has ‘Never’ Missed a Deadline, Downplays Past Allegations

Broward County Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes is confident in the face of questions as to whether her office can count 700,000 ballots by Thursday’s deadline, telling reporters Tuesday that “there has never been a deadline we have missed.” Snipes is overseeing the county’s recount of the midterm elections’ U.S. Senate and governor’s races. WATCH: ‘We will complete […]

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Donald Trump: Honest Vote Count in Florida ‘No Longer Possible’

President Donald Trump expressed skepticism about a recount in the Florida election on Monday, claiming it was impossible to conduct a fair tally. “An honest vote count is no longer possible-ballots massively infected,” he wrote on Twitter. “Must go with Election Night!” The recount of the midterm election vote has already started with the deadline […]

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Watch: Joy Reid Suggests Racism Behind Republican Criticism of Brenda Snipes

MSNBC host Joy Reid suggested Saturday that the outpouring of Republican criticism of Broward County Board of Elections supervisor Brenda Snipes is driven by racism. On Friday, Circuit Judge Carol-Lisa Phillips ordered Snipes to transfer a tally of all votes cast to the campaign of Republican gubernatorial nominee Gov. Rick Scott by 7:00 p.m. EST — a deadline the […]

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Lawyers for Gillum, Nelson Fight to Include Non-U.S. Citizens’ Votes in Florida

Lawyers for both Florida Democratic candidates Andrew Gillum and Bill Nelson fought on Friday night to allow non-United States citizens’ votes to be included in the 2018 midterm election results. A transcript of a Palm Beach County Canvassing Board proceeding shows that the candidates’ lawyers objected to the rejection of votes cast by non-citizens, as first […]

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With Multiple Races Too Close to Call, Florida Prepares for Mandatory Recounts

Photo: Lynne Sladky (ASSOCIATED PRESS) According to the New York Times, Florida officials announced Saturday that with the elections for senator, governor and agriculture commissioner deemed too close to call, that mandatory machine recounts are in order. Gov. Rick Scott, whose sizable lead has evaporated to less than 13,000 votes […]

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Brenda Snipes Under Fire: Florida’s Broward County Election Official Hammered from All Sides

As his margin continues to lessen, Rick Scott has filed a lawsuit against each county’s election supervisor and called for an investigation after several Democrat votes were uploaded late in Broward County under Brenda Snipes’ leadership. After failing to give a competent answer when asked how many votes were left to count, Broward County Election […]

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Trump Bashes Democrat Efforts to Steal Elections in Florida, Arizona

President Trump took to Twitter Friday evening to slam Democrats, specifically those in Arizona and Florida, after vote totals continue to change in favor of Democrat candidates. In one of the tweets, President Trump questioned how Rick Scott, the Republican candidate for Senate in Florida, only leads Democrat Bill Nelson by 15,000 votes after leading […]

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Florida Recounts for Senate, Governor Likely Beginning of a Long Battle

The projected election night victories of the Republican candidates for the U.S. Senate and Governor in Florida are headed to recounts, and it looks to be a protracted, nasty battle that will once again center on vote count problems in the heavily Democratic Broward County. The recount of the Florida results in the 2000 presidential […]

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Florida Official Overseeing Vote Count Destroyed Ballots, Accused of Not Removing Dead Voters from Rolls

The Florida official put in charge of counting votes in Broward County — the most liberal county in the state — for the gubernatorial and Senate race previously destroyed voter ballots, a judge ruled, and was most recently accused of not removing dead voters from the voter rolls. Broward County Board of Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes […]

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Marc Elias, Lawyer Tied to Clinton Campaign & ‘Pee Dossier,’ Leads Dems’ Florida Recount Efforts

Marc Elias, the attorney who infamously retained Fusion GPS to produce the largely discredited anti-Trump dossier on behalf of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, has been retained to represent Sen. Bill Nelson’s recount efforts in Florida. The Florida Senate race is likely headed to a recount after late reporting from Broward County lowered Gov. Rick […]

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Florida Governor Race Headed for Recount

The Florida governor’s race is headed for a machine recount, falling below the 0.5 percent margin required by state law before a recount is considered. The latest returns show Republican candidate Ron DeSantis ahead of Democrat candidate and Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum by less than 39,000 votes, or 0.47 percent, triggering an automatic recount under […]

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