Skip to comments.Broward recount shenanigans: 46,000 "D" votes “found” after election day, more to come
Posted on 11/09/2018 5:07:47 AM PST by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies
U.S. Senate Rick Scott leads Bill Nelson by 15,092 15,079 votes (13 more votes for Nelson found in the past 30 minutes)
FL Governor Ron DeSantis leads Andrew Gillum by 36,223 36,219 votes (4 more votes for Gillum found in past 30 minutes)
UPDATE: This story has been updated to reflect that at approximately 2pm Eastern, the Broward County Supervisor of Elections posted another 11,300 votes (which broke 70-30 in favor of Democrats). This new tranche of ballots triggered a mandatory machine recount in the governors race and a hand recount in the U.S. Senate race.
UPDATE #2: After another update sometime after 5pm, Nelson has gained another 2,000 votes, cutting Scotts statewide lead to just 15,092 votes. It is unclear where these last 2,000 votes came from.
UPDATE #3: Scott has ordered FDLE to investigate Broward Countys handling of ballots. Attorneys for Rick Scott have filed a lawsuit in the 17th Judicial Circuit against Broward SOE Brenda Snipes. The lawsuit demands access to public records in an effort to know how many ballots have been cast, how many have been counted and how many ballots remain to be counted. Snipes maintains that she does not have this information.
Republicans Rick Scott and Ron DeSantis may be in trouble. Despite clear margins of victory for both men on election night, Democrat election supervisors in Broward and Palm Beach counties say they arent done tallying up votes. Two days after the polls closed on Tuesday night, Democrat candidates Bill Nelson and Andrew Gillum benefited from nearly 46,000 Democrat votes that have been found in those counties and added to the statewide election outcome, throwing Florida into a partisan uproar over mandatory hand and machine recounts and the possibility that the integrity of the election process has been compromised.
Nelson already has his lawyer promising that Nelson is going to prevail, and a close advisor to Gillum posted on social media that he is aware of at least 20,000 more ballots that he alleges have yet to be counted: We are now 0.02% away from a legally required machine recount of @AndrewGillum vs. @RonDeSantisFL. 42,948 votes seperate the two and Im told at least 20k votes are left to count...
Kevin Cate (@KevinCate) November 8, 2018 But it is unclear how the Gillum camp could possibly know the number of outstanding ballots if any especially since Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes claims she has no idea how many ballots remain to be counted:
Not sure. Im really not sure. But we are working on those, Snipes told CBS4 News in Miami. Republicans have expressed frustration with Snipes, who has a long history of election snafus. Just days before the 2016 presidential election, Republican poll watchers discovered that Snipes and her team were illegally opening vote by mail ballots which traditionally come from Republican voters behind closed doors and away from the supervision of the canvassing board, whose job it is to oversee and certify the election outcome.
This looks like intentional incompetence, said one Republican strategist who declined to be identified. We see it every election cycle down there. Democrat election supervisors cant really be this incompetent, so it raises the question of whether or not they are intentionally failing to protect the integrity of the vote counting process. Theres only one reason to do that, and thats to rig the outcome for Nelson and Gillum.
On election night, Florida governor Rick Scott led incumbent Senator Bill Nelson by nearly 60,000 votes. The next day, Scott watched his lead inexplicably shrink. Overnight, enough new Democrat votes had been discovered to close the gap by 22,000 ballots. Later that day, Scott watched as Democrats in Broward added another batch of Democrat ballots favoring Nelson. This time around, it was enough to shrink Scotts lead by another 10,000 votes.
The oddities in Broward continued again on Thursday. When Scott went to bed last night, he held a close but still decisive 30,000 vote lead. When he woke this morning, like clockwork, Broward County again had added a large tranche of Democrat votes. At about 2pm, Broward had discovered another 11,300 votes and when they were counted, they broke roughly 70-30 percent for Democrats. As of tonight (updated at 8pm), Scott leads Bill Nelson by just 22,000 17,344 15,092 15,079 votes, requiring a mandatory hand recount.
Those new votes also reduced Governor-elect Ron DeSantiss margin of victory to just 38,515 36,223 votes, or 0.47 0.44 percentage points (as of 8pm Thursday) based on the total turnout of 8.2 million votes cast. Anything less than 0.5% triggers an automatic machine recount.
Representatives from both the Scott and DeSantis campaigns say they have attorneys and representatives on site in Broward and Palm Beach, attempting to monitor the situation, but some Republicans are concerned about partisan poll workers gaming the system during a machine recount, where poll workers manually feed ballots into a machine, rather than the actual voters themselves, as happens on election day. Worse, in the case of hand recount, Snipes and her staff may be free to determine the voters intent rather than simply allowing machines to read the ballots.
Once we get to that level, said the Republican strategist, its going to get crazy. With Brenda Snipes running the recount in Broward County, Florida voters should be very, very concerned about the integrity of this process.,
Who needs Russian collusion when we have Broward's minority run elections office to select all office holders for Florida & the USA.
Broward needs a massive protest -redo of 2000.
Shazam! Lookie here at what I found in the trunk of my car! Shucks, how could I have gone and forgot about all of these votes!
This trick is older than the Bimbo Parade, and they still get away with it.
Who is going to investigate and stop this illegal vote manufacturing?
Where is Pam Bondi, the FLA AG?
Where is the FBI?
The Supreme Court will disallow any votes counted in after hours.
The scotus came through in 2001, they will this time too.
I hope that this will be a catalyst to have deep and detailed inspections of ALL state elections workers, activities and affiliations nationwide.
After all of the scandals, crimes, and blatant abuses of power, there’s no way democrats should win anything without fraud assisting.
When you read all these updates from the article, note how many votes are ‘found’ overnight.
There are many fraudsters involved in this operation. Obviously, they have access to a cache of thousands of empty ballots.
Imagine a group of them are sitting around together, drinking red bull, pulling all nighters and madly filling out those ballots. This is the only way they can come up with thousands of ‘found’ ballots in their favor.
Yep. Keep “finding” more ballots and recounting until the Dem wins, then stop! Interesting how that works. But why won’t Repubs stop this obvious fraud?
this is so ridiculous, it’s impossible to understand why people aren’t being arrested.
Godless people gotta cheat, stupid people gotta go along with...
Old slogan. Ballots or bullets.
Once corrupt Leftists pervert the election system and people know their vote is being subverted, you’ve forced them to the second choice. Take away the guns, as Leftists want to do, then you are a slave. The election process at that point is a fake veneer covering one party rule.
WATCH FOR VOTER FRAUD
NO ONE was talking about this.
How does a (D) win in a district where Trump won by 17 points?
VOTER FRAUD AND A GOP PARTY TOO STUPID TO GET A HANDLE ON IT
Are we going to let them get away with it?
If so, why the h*ll do we even bother to vote?
Why not get CW-II done and over with?
CNN is going to be outraged for weeks with all of this obvious voter collusion.
Isn’t this amazing ever since the “FOUND” votes in Chicago for Kennedy this happens every election the Dems lose by a small margin lost votes appear. I think all these votes needs to be thrown out now and in the future. This I s only “VITER FRAUD”! THEY ARE NOT LEGITIMATE and who ever found them needs to do jail time.
“I hope that this will be a catalyst...”
You’re right-but we say this after every election.
Why is there not a “nationwide” voting system? With the technology out there, it should all be able to be handled with one system, with all votes tallied in one alike system. All these states doing their own thing is just stupid. If Amazon can do what they do, surely the USA can have a voting system that works and is accurate.
Criminal scum! Why havent they been shut down. ??
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