Fla. Gov. Accuses 2 Counties Of Meddling With Election Count

Law360 (November 8, 2018, 11:54 PM EST) -- With three statewide recounts looming, Republican Florida Gov. Rick Scott filed lawsuits late Thursday against Broward and Palm Beach counties' elections supervisors alleging public records and access violations and accusing county officials of trying to nudge Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson ahead of him in the race for Florida's U.S. Senate seat.

At a late-night press conference in Tallahassee, Scott accused the South Florida officials in Democratic-heavy counties of "mysteriously finding votes until the election turns out the way they want."

Scott sued Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda C. Snipes in an attempt to force her to disclose records of how...

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