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  1. #1 Mystery ballot box is found two DAYS after the vote 
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    Rick Scott files suit accusing Dem officials in Florida of 'trying to steal the election' after his narrow Senate victory, while a mystery ballot box is found two DAYS after the vote... and Trump wades in

    • The two biggest elections in the country are in Florida and are now in chaos
    • Gubernatorial race Ron DeSantis appeared to have won could be in peril as votes are still being counted with ballots closing the gap for Democrat Andrew Gillum
    • Florida Governor and Senator elect Rick Scott sued both Broward County and Palm Beach County elections officials alleging 'rampant fraud'
    • Scott believed he won the Senate seat over Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson
    • However, votes are still being counted in the heavily Democratic voting counties of Broward and Palm Beach
    • His senate campaign is suing with National Republican Senatorial Committee
    • Both the Senate and the Governor's ballot counts are now within margins of error for a recount
    • Scott held a press conference Thursday night after ordering state law enforcement to investigate the Broward and Palm Beach voting operations
    • Trump echoed in a tweet 'Law Enforcement is looking into another big corruption scandal having to do with Election Fraud in Broward and Palm Beach'
    • A Florida election recount is reminiscent of when the state played a critical role in the election of George W. Bush in 2000 who won the state by 537 votes
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    Florida Governor and Senator elect Rick Scott, unleashed lawsuits against Broward County and Palm Beach County while accusing Democrats of trying to steal the election.
    Both the senate seat Scott thought was his on Tuesday night, and the Governor's spot that looked all but won by Republican Ron DeSantis are both now within the margin of error for a recount.
    Scott believed he won over the Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson, however, during a press conference Thursday night, after his Senate campaign sued Broward County and Palm Beach County elections officials to turn over records regarding how ballots are being counted, Scott said 'The people of Florida deserve fairness and transparency, and the supervisors are failing to give it to us.'
    The lawsuit was filed about the same time Scott ordered state law enforcement officials to investigate the Broward and Palm Beach voting operation.
    A spokesperson for Nelson bristled at Scott's legal maneuvering, telling CNN 'The goal here is to see that all the votes in Florida are counted and counted accurately. Rick Scott's action appears to be politically motivated and borne out of desperation.'
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    Senator elect Rick Scott sued Broward County and Palm Beach County election officials Thursday night alleging there could be 'rampant fraud' in the counties' ballot-counting process


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    As ballots were still being counted in Palm Beach and Broward counties, the gap closed between Rick Scott and Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson (pictured)







    Rick Scott sues two Florida counties for 'rampant fraud'




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    Scott's emergency complaints accuse Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes and Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections Susan Bucher of being 'unwilling to disclose records revealing how many electors voted, how many ballots have been canvassed, and how many ballots remain to be canvassed.'
    The complaints say the counties handling of the ballots 'raises substantial concerns about the validity of the election process.'
    'Late Tuesday night, our win was projected to be around 57,000 votes,' Scott told reporters during his press conference Thursday.
    'By Wednesday morning, that lead dropped to 38,000. By Wednesday evening, it was around 30,000. This morning, it was around 21,000. Now, it is 15,000.'
    He continued: 'On election night, Broward County said there were 634,000 votes cast. At 1am today, there were 695,700 ballots cast on election day. At 2.30pm today, the number was up to 707,223 ballots cast on Election Day. And we just learned, that the number has increased to 712,840 ballots cast on election day. In Palm Beach County, there are 15,000 new votes found since election night.

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    Florida Senator Marco Rubio tweeted a shot of boxes that reportedly had yet uncounted ballots in them in Broward- almost 48 hours since the polls had closed


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    Adding to the chaos of ballot counting in Broward County, a teacher found a container labeled 'Provisional Ballot Box' in a storage area of her elementary school on Thursday

    'So, it has been over 48 hours since the polls closed and Broward and Palm Beach Counties are still finding and counting ballots – and the Supervisors – Brenda Snipes and Susan Bucher – cannot seem to say how many ballots still exist or where these ballots came from, or where they have been,' Scott said.
    During the press conference, Scott declared there could be 'rampant fraud' in the counties ballot-counting process.
    President Trump, following the Scott's press conference tweeted 'Law Enforcement is looking into another big corruption scandal having to do with Election Fraud in Broward and Palm Beach. Florida voted for Rick Scott!'
    Earlier Thursday Scott told Fox News: 'No rag tag group of liberal activists or lawyers from D.C. will be allowed to steal this election from the voters in the state of Florida.'
    'The lack of transparency raises substantial concerns about the validity of the election process,' the suits against the counties states.
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    'An emergency hearing is necessary as the Canvassing Board is obligated to submit the unofficial elections results to the Division of Elections by noon November 10, 2018. A recount in at least two, possibly three, of the statewide races appears likely,' Scott's Senate campaign alleged against Broward County officials in the suit that was filed by Scott, along with the National Republican Senatorial Committee.
    Senator Nelson's re-election bid is likely headed to a hand recount given that the incumbent Democrat now trails Scott by just 17,000 votes, within the .25 per cent margin required for a hand recount.
    Nelson's campaign aides believe he will emerge victorious once all the ballots are counted.
    Meanwhile, a teacher in a Broward County school found a container labeled 'Provisional Ballot Box' in a storage area of her elementary school on Thursday.

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    Ron DeSantis and his wife Casey celebrate after winning the Florida Governor's race Tuesday


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    Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum gives his concession speech as he is joined on stage by his wife R. Jai Gillum, right, and running mate Chris King and his wife Kristen Tuesday,

    Lakeisha Williams, of Broward County, said she found the box Thursday at Miramar Elementary School.
    It was apparently left behind by election workers.
    'I went into the area that we use for storage and saw it in there,' Williams told the New York Post.
    The teacher said she did not touch or look inside the box. She and the school's principal contacted a local state representative.
    In the Gubernatorial race in the Sunshine state, Democrat Andrew Gillum had conceded to DeSantis late Tuesday.
    However, as votes were still being counted Gillum was only down 38,000 votes, which is in the margin of error for a machine recount.
    While Gillum conceded the race on Tuesday, the deficit of votes is down to 38,000, within the .5 per cent needed for a machine recount.
    'On Tuesday night, the Gillum for Governor campaign operated with the best information available about the number of outstanding ballots left to count. Since that time, it has become clear there are many more uncounted ballots than was originally reported,' Gillum's communications director Johanna Cervone said in a statement.
    'Mayor Gillum started his campaign for the people, and we are committed to ensuring every single vote in Florida is counted.'
    The possibility of a Florida recount are reminiscent of when the Sunshine state plated a critical role in the election of George W. Bush in 200.
    Bush was elected after winning Florida by all of 537 votes in the recount.
    Recounts have no yet been officially authorized in either the senate or gubernatorial race as of yet.

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    If votes are still being counted, it's a heavily democratic district

    If a court ordered polls to remain open late, it's a heavily democratic district

    If missing ballots show up after the election, it's a heavily democratic district

    If there are allegations of poor ballot design, it's a heavily democratic district

    If there are apparent irregularities in voting patterns, it's a heavily democratic district

    If new voters are being registered after the legal deadline has passed, it's a heavily democratic district

    The people who do everything possible to weaken the credibility of our electoral process, initiate investigations into trumped up foreign collusion based on fraudulent evidence they created


    They truly are fucked in the head
    "The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter". "A rising tide raises all boats". "MAGA"
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    They sure do have an uncanny ability of finding new votes after the election is over . Have you ever seen a bigger group of sore losers like this ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by LENBO View Post
    They sure do have an uncanny ability of finding new votes after the election is over . Have you ever seen a bigger group of sore losers like this ?
    Flat out cheaters is what it is.....
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    inconsistent ballot design is definitely a problem

    in PA we have these stand-up machines that look like the first ever touch-screen made yet some of the most important buttons (like the final VOTE button) are part of the plastic chassis

    as such you have about half the voters just staring completely confused at the machine

    if it looked like a typical touch screen survey it would make a lot more sense
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