ORLANDO, FLORIDA - NOVEMBER 04: Campaigners hold placards outside an early voting station at West Kaley Street on November 4, 2018 in Orlando, Florida. U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL), who was campaigning in the area, and outgoing Republican Florida Gov. Rick Scott are in a virtual dead heat just two …

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.

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Rick Scott Unseats Incumbent Dem Sen. Bill Nelson

Much like the gubernatorial race in Florida, the contest between Gov. Rick Scott (R-FL) and Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL), a clash of two of the Sunshine State’s political heavyweights, went down to the wire on Tuesday. With 99 percent of