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By Ali Vitali and Kalhan Rosenblatt


1; A statewide machine audit has been ordered by state florida secretary Ken Detzner for three threatened contested races, officials announced Saturday .

Recount will contain the breeds of the senator, governor and agricultural commissioner, says Detzner’s office.

The result of translation is due no later than. ET on Thursday, November 15th.

Following the announcement, the Democratic candidate told Governor Andrew Gillum that he “replaced my former concession with an unapologically and uncompromising call to count every voice”, in a tweet posted Saturday afternoon

“This has been a difficult election process for all of us … this process is not over until every vote counts,” said Gillum at a press conference on Saturday and added that he is prepared to accept what the result of the conversion can be as long as all votes count. [19659007] Former Rep. Ron DeSantis currently has 33,000 more votes than Gillum, a margin of 0.41 percent.

DeSantis continues as if he won the election, appointed a transitional team and prepared to take up office in January. In a statement on Saturday, DeSantis said that the outcome of the election was “clear and unambiguous, just like they were on the night of valet, and I am honored by the trust that Floridians have placed in me to serve as your next governor.” [19659007] “I would like to express my appreciation to the managers, conservatories and staff to work hard for all legal votes counted in this election,” he added. “It is important that all those involved in the election process strictly follow the rule of law that underlies our nation.”

On Saturday all 67 Florida counties had returned their unofficial results to Tallahassee. Included in that was Broward County, which has been the epicenter of controversy over the Senate conflict between Democratic Commander Sen. Bill Nelson and Republican Challenger Gov. Rick Scott.

“We have every expectation that the story will be full and fair and will continue to take action to ensure that every voice is counted without disturbances or efforts to undermine the democratic process,” said Nelson in a statement after the announcement. “We believe that when each team vote counts, we will win this election.”

Scott leads Nelson, who never admitted, with just over 12,000 votes or .15 percent.

Scott declared victory on Tuesday night but many organizations, including NBC News, have said that the competition is too close to call.

“The constituents of Florida have spoken and Rick Scott was elected to the United States Senate in a close but crucial victory,” said Chris Hartline, a spokesman for Scott’s campaign. “The victory margin is greater than any story ever since 2000, with the average narrative changing the results with just a few hundred votes. It’s time for Senator Nelson to accept the reality and save the state of Florida in time, cost and discord of a recount.” [19659007] At about 1:00 ET on Wednesday, just a few hours after the polls were closed, Scott Nelson led about 55,000 votes, but as the counties continued to count their votes, the difference shifted to a razor-sharp margin.

It is not uncommon for election managers to continue to reconsider voting, such as submission and preliminary after the election day.

But the battle against Nelson Senate’s seat has been heated, with both sides filed trial and trade orally. Scott has said that Nelson is trying to steal the election, while Nelson accuses Scott of trying to stop electoral officials from counting each poll. President Donald Trump has weighed in on Scott’s behalf, calling him a situation “a shame”.

Trump on Friday, Scott said “won with a comfortable margin” before it was proposed without proof that Democrats committed fraud in the election.

“Every couple of hours it’s a little bit,” Sade Trump said about Scott’s margin.

Scott also threw out unfair claims of “unfortunate fraud” in the election of Brittany Snipes, Broward County, and Palm Beach Supervisor of Elections, Susan Bucher, without proving that the warders tried to steal the election.

Ali Vitali reported from Tallahassee, Florida. Kalhan Rosenblatt reported from New York City.

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