Murphy also says his ballot wasn't registered as "received" until Election Day, which is after the deadline for verifying signatures in vote-by-mail ballots.
However, the Associated Press is reporting that Mr DeSantis has won the election. Florida's secretary of state will verify the first unofficial count Saturday. "Nelson is going to be determined to be the victor and he's going to return to the United States Senate", Elias insisted during a Thursday morning conference call with reporters.
Elias said it was "not appropriate" for a governor to suggest he was going to "interject his law enforcement authority to prevent the counting of ballots that have been legally cast". He said officials performing the count do not have the necessary training to match signatures, and that similar laws in other states have been thrown out. But in Florida, where incumbent Democratic Sen.
Rick Scott, the Republican candidate for Senate who now leads Democratic opponent Sen.
Scott's complaint against Bucher alleges that officials illegally refused to allow Republicans, or any witnesses, to monitor the Palm Beach county's handling of damaged absentee ballots.
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"Tonight I am asking the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to investigate this immediately and I am considering every single legal option available".
"This serves as an outright disenfranchisement and burden on the right to vote", Marc Elias, a lawyer with the Nelson campaign, told reporters during a conference call Friday. Those are the U.S. Senate race, Florida Governor's race, and the contest for state Agriculture Commissioner.
"Bill Nelson's entire campaign has been a fraud".
Machine recounts must be completed by 3 p.m. on Thursday.
Scott also filed a second lawsuit against Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections Susan Bucher, saying she's refused to allow his representatives to personally witness the ballot counting process. "Florida voted for Rick Scott!".
"I think what's happening in Broward County should concern every American, that Rick Scott came out of election night with 55,000 votes, a 55,000 vote lead over Senator Nelson and every day that has shrunk".
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US President Donald Trump commented on the ongoing election chaos in Florida and Georgia Friday morning, accusing Democrats of voter fraud and jokingly pointing to Russian Federation for meddling in the midterms.
On Friday, Scott led by 0.21 percentage point, low enough to require a hand recount under state law.
A razor-thin margin in the votes cast in the divided state has Florida gearing up for recounts in both the gubernatorial and senate races. But since then, the Republican Ron DeSantis' lead has fallen to a margin of 0.44 percentage points, just below the automatic recount threshold.
Florida has made a disturbing return to the election spotlight 18 years after the drama that launched George W Bush's presidency, as the state braces for race recounts amid accusations of corruption and voting discrepancies. In the hours after the polls closed, Broward County should have known exactly how many ballots they had in each category, with the exception of overseas military votes that may continue to trickle in.
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But Bell might not receive the warmest welcome if he chooses to reunite with his team this month. As mentioned, Bell is now in Pittsburgh and he was spotted playing pickup hoops at an L.A.