Dems Up Ante As Fla. Recount Litigation Piles Up

By Nathan Hale (November 13, 2018, 11:17 PM EST) -- With Florida's 67 counties hurrying to recount the votes in the races for U.S. senator, governor and agriculture commissioner, related litigation kept mounting Tuesday as Democrats sought extended deadlines and challenged rules for determining voter intent in two new suits.

Democratic organizations and the re-election campaign for Democratic incumbent U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson have now filed four federal lawsuits challenging various aspects of the state's process for reaching a final vote count, which was revamped after the struggles in the 2000 presidential election recount. They previously asked courts to invalidate a signature match requirement for mailed and provisional ballots and to...

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