Those Florida races getting extremely tight:
Both currently within 0.5% margin to spark automatic recount.
Democrat Gillum has conceded in the Governor’s race….
If there is a recount he SHOULD un-concede….
If the Florida Senate race between incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson and Gov. Rick Scott requires a recount, there is no need to worry about it being a repeat of the 2000 presidential debacle — there won’t be any hanging chads and the process is likely to take days, not a month.
The race was too close to call and Scott’s lead as of Wednesday evening was about 30,000 votes out of more than 8.1 million cast — a margin of less than one half of 1 percent. Under state law in Florida, a recount is mandatory if the winning candidate’s margin is 0.5 percentage points or less. That will be determined this weekend by Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner after the canvassing boards in each of Florida’s 67 counties certify their returns. The recount, if ordered, would likely begin Monday….
CNN has just reported that Andrew Gillum has hired a GOP lawyer that handled the Bush/Gore recount case…