Uh-oh: Florida Senate race heads to a recount

· November 7, 2018  
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The race for U.S. Senate in Florida will have a mandatory recount, with the margin between Republican Rick Scott and Democrat Sen. Bill Nelson within half a percent.

“We are proceeding to a recount,” Nelson said Wednesday in a statement.

Scott leads Nelson by roughly 35,000 votes out of over 8.1 million votes cast. State law requires a recount when candidates are within one half-point of each other.

Scott declared victory Tuesday night.

Buckle up, folks. Florida recounts are INFAMOUS.

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