It appears Florida's senate contest as well as the gubernatorial race between Republican Ron DeSantis and DemocratAndrew Gillum may be headed to a recount with DeSantis's victory margin slipping below half a percent as votes from Democratic-leaning Broward and Palm Beach counties continue to flow in.
"On Tuesday night, the Gillum for Governor campaign operated with the best information available about the number of outstanding ballots left to count", Gillum spokeswoman Johanna Cervone said in a statement.
The campaign for Andrew Gillum announced Thursday it was bringing on Barry Richard, a lawyer who worked on the Florida recount in 2000, to handle operations for a possible statewide recount.
Under Florida law, a recount is mandatory if the margin of the winning candidate is less than 0.5 percentage points when the first unofficial count is verified Saturday by Florida's secretary of state.
NBC News has called DeSantis the "apparent" victor in the governor race, while votes are still being counted in places like Broward County and margins appear to be tightening slightly. That's a.47 percent vote margin, which triggers an automatic statewide recount.
Meanwhile, Florida's Senate race featuring Democratic Sen.
If a statewide race is decided by less than 0.5 percent, the Secretary of State - in this case case, Rick Scott appointee Ken Detzner - has to order a recount.
Recounts are the talk of Florida politics today, with the races for U.S. Senate and Florida Agriculture Commissioner - as well as a smattering of smaller races - all within a razor-thin margin. Fried now leads by just 575 votes as of Thursday afternoon, meaning this race will likely require a recount as well.
"We are asking that every single vote be counted", Gillum said.
November 20: Official results from counties are certified by the state.
More than 8.2 million ballots were cast in Florida's election, according to the state Division of Elections web site.
In a call with reporters Thursday, Nelson lawyer Marc Elias said that the race now stands as a "jump ball" as counties around the state canvass their votes, but he believes Nelson will remain senator once the recount dust settles.
This means the margin is close enough to trigger a machine recount.
Just hours after the Florida Supreme Court ordered the recount, the U.S. Supreme Court suspended it.
Scott's campaign has dismissed the possibility that Scott, who won his two previous elections for governor by 1 percentage point, could lose his lead. Between provisional and other late ballots, it might be this weekend before results are in.
Both political parties, and voting groups are now pushing to find people who cast provisional ballots throughout Florida to get them to submit whatever information is needed to fix, or "cure" the ballot.
Broward officials, however, had not counted mail-ins, early-voting ballots, provisionals nor overseas ballots, according to the state elections site.
It's unknown how many provisional ballots have been cast statewide in Florida this year.
Elias said historically, recounts tend to pick up more Democratic votes, even in GOP-dominated counties, though he added even Miami-Dade has a history of rejecting more mail-in ballots from African American and Hispanic voters than whites. "Nelson is going to be declared the victor", Elias said. "The margin may change by a couple thousand, but it's not going to change the outcome of the election".
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