Bucher's lawyers argued that Bucher's staff had each other as witnesses.
In fact, out-of-state lawyers from both parties, including a handful who had significant roles 18 years ago, have been flocking to Florida ahead of the recount. "This would be unprecedented". All of a sudden they are finding votes out of nowhere. "Dr. Snipes is not in violation of any statute".
Marc Elias, a lawyer hired by Nelson, said he expects the margin to narrow further.
DeSantis said in a video statement that the results were "clear and unambiguous, just as they were on election night", and that he was honored by the trust Floridians placed in him. Marco Rubio (R) - suggested that there was electoral fraud in Palm Beach County and Broward County, two of the state's most populous and most diverse counties.
On Friday, West Palm Beach Circuit Court Judge Krista Marx granted an injunction ordering Bucher to submit "over-voted" and "under-voted" absentee ballots to the Palm Beach County Canvassing Board for public review of each vote before they are counted.
WASHINGTON, D.C.: Key results in this week's United States elections hung in the balance on Thursday (Friday in Manila), two days after polling, with accusations flying of voter fraud and corruption, as several races appeared headed for recounts.
"I will not sit idly by while unethical liberals try to steal this election", Scott told reporters.
Broward County failed to finish counting its ballots on election night for one reason: to wait for the Florida Panhandle votes to be reported so the operatives would know if they needed to "discover" new ballots.
Scott took the unusual step of delivering a partisan political attack from his taxpayer-funded residence, which is usually reserved for official state events. Scott and incumbent Democratic Sen. He said in a conference call with reporters earlier in the day he believes Nelson will emerge victorious when all the votes are counted.
A Florida election supervisor mixed some invalid ballots along with about 200 valid ones, according to a report, in the latest example of what Republicans say has been the incompetent handling of votes as the state braces for a possible recount.
And yet unusual voting discrepancies were being reported in Broward.
Several high-profile contests including the races for governor and Senate hang in the balance. "Scott is abusing the full force of his public office as governor to stop a complete and accurate counting of all the votes in Florida", he said. The results of that recount would determine whether a manual recount of over- and undervotes is necessary.
The unofficial results show that Republican former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis led Democratic Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum by less than 0.5 percentage points, which will require a machine recount of ballots.
The Republican candidate to become Florida's commissioner of agriculture, Matt Caldwell, also filed a complaint against Snipes, asking the court to ensure that any absentee ballots received after election night at 7 p.m.be considered void.