Recounts loom larger, legal action begins as margins tighten in key Florida races

As the Senate race between Gov. Rick Scott and Sen. Bill Nelson appears headed to a statewide recount, both candidates are mobilizing teams of lawyers and legal skirmishes are well underway.

Thursday dawned with Scott leading Nelson by just more than one-fourth of a percentage point. The candidates for agriculture commissioner are separated by 0.6 points, and in the contest for governor, Ron DeSantis’ advantage of 0.52 over Andrew Gillum was close to the threshold for a mandatory machine recount.

(Read more in TampaBay.com)

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