Tag: Bill Nelson

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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Matt Gaetz to Ask Judge to Hold Brenda Snipes in Contempt of Court

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) told Fox Business Network’s Lou Dobbs that Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes is in violation of state transparency laws. Snipes defied a court order allowing the inspection of vote records Friday evening. Gaetz will ask a judge to hold the official in contempt of court. Earlier Friday, a judge ordered Snipes […]

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Republican Protesters Start ‘Lock Her Up’ Chant for Florida Election Chief Botching Ballot Count

Republican protestors have begun chanting “lock her up” outside a Florida elections office as news breaks about how badly Broward County Board of Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes is botching the 2018 election returns. Election chief Snipes is once again caught up in the middle of controversy as votes in her Democrat stronghold continue to appear […]

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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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Jimmy Buffett Targets Republicans During Concert for Andrew Gillum, Bill Nelson

Rocker and environmental activist Jimmy Buffett jabbed Republican lawmakers during a concert in support of Florida Democrat gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum and Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) in West Palm Beach, Florida, on Saturday. The Associated Press reports Jimmy Buffett changed the lyrics of “Come Monday” to reference the November 6 midterm election, singing “Come Tuesday, things will change. Come […]

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***Live Updates*** Trump Holds Florida Rally for DeSantis, Scott

President Donald Trump will hold a Wednesday evening rally in Florida for Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis and Senate candidate Rick Scott. Trump will hold ten more rallies leading up to next Tuesday’s midterm elections. Stay tuned to Breitbart News for live updates. All times eastern. — 7:43 PM: Trump says that is why 33% believe […]

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Republicans Confidently Move Closer to Improving Senate Majority

A fresh set of polls out this week and last have Republicans more confident than ever that, while questions over which party will control the House majority after the midterms still loom, they will likely lock up not just control of the Senate majority but a strengthened majority to boot. The GOP currently has 51 […]

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Polling Mixed on Florida Senate — CBS News-YouGov: Scott +5, NBC News-Marist: Nelson +4

Two recently released polls on the Florida U.S. Senate race between incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) and Gov. Rick Scott (R-FL) are showing mixed signals in this highly competitive Sunshine State contest. A CBS News-YouGov poll taken last week and released Sunday morning showed Scott with a five-point lead over Nelson among likely voters. “Most […]

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