"And the fact that she is not communicating to the public or to the campaigns.is suspicious, because if you don't know the tabulation, then anything can happen underneath", Watters said.
This wasn't Snipes' first brush with electoral controversy, as she has been accused of a variety of improprieties surrounding a number of the state's elections. Marx apparently found it a problem that Bucher's staff did not forward ballots to the canvassing board to decide if they were under or over votes.
Meanwhile, Democrat Stacey Abrams' campaign for Georgia governor has reserved television advertising time and started sending vote-by-mail information to its supporters in the event she forces a December 4 runoff with Republican Brian Kemp. A spokeswoman for the agency said there were no credible allegations of fraud, therefore no active investigation.
Scott holds a razor-thin lead over Nelson. Come noon Saturday, Detzner will need to order a machine recount for any race within a half of one per cent, such as the governor's race, and a hand recount for a contest within a quarter of one per cent, such as the Senate and agriculture commissioner races. It is AP policy not to call a race that is facing a recount. For the record most times election results are not overturned - but this is Florida.
He said Broward County election officials "have a history of violating the law".
"This serves as an outright disenfranchisement and burden on the right to vote", Marc Elias, a lawyer with the Nelson campaign, told reporters during a conference call Friday. The Florida vote was ultimately settled in Bush's favor by a margin of 537 votes when the U.S. Supreme Court, in Bush v. Gore, stopped a recount that had been initiated on a ruling by the Florida Supreme Court.
"All of the sudden, they're finding votes out of nowhere", Trump added, speaking to reporters on the White House South Lawn.
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A lawyer for Nelson criticized Scott for using his official position to try to influence ballot counting.
"The goal here is to see that all the votes in Florida are counted and counted accurately", he said. Rick Scott as the two sides prepare for a possible recount. Every vote that was legally and verifiably cast prior to the polls closing at 7 p.m. on Tuesday should of course be counted. He now leads Nelson by just 0.18 percentage points.
Scott also says he is directing the Florida Dept. of Law Enforcement to investigate the issue, accusing "liberal activists" of trying to "steal the election".
On Twitter, President Donald Trump also weighed in on the race, as he did often during the campaign. On Thursday morning, Mr Gillum's team walked back his earlier concession to Republican Mr DeSantis.