The margin of lead by Republican Governor Rick Scoot over Sen. Nelson is .4%…..
Nelson is calling for a recount…
The Florida Senate race between incumbent Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson and former Republican governor Rick Scott will proceed to a recount, according to Nelson’s campaign — though Scott declared victory last night.
The state of play: With 100% of precincts reported, Scott is leading Nelson 50.2% to 49.8% — a margin of about 34,500 votes. Florida state law requires an automatic recount when the margin of victory in a race is equal to or less than 0.5%…..