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Orlando restaurant critic Scott Joseph feels the heat from the spicy dishes at Taste of Chengdu.
Counting votes in Broward County has gone anything but smoothly since Election Day. Three close statewide races are being recounted, as well as four local races. Broward’s Supervisor of Elections has been accused of fraud. And prolonged ballot counting has many people reminiscing about the infamous 2000 presidential election between George Bush and Al Gore – when it all came down to South Florida votes.
The Atlantic Hurricane Season may not be done just yet. A new tropical or subtropical storm is likely to form north of Puerto Rico this week. It could then approach the southeastern Bahamas in five to seven days.
Recounts are looming and expected to be ordered Saturday afternoon in at least three statewide races.
In Florida when a race is close a candidate cannot “call for a recount.” Instead it all comes down to math. If any candidates are within half a percentage of each other, Florida law requires a recount. Right now that’s the case for the U.S. Senate race, as well as the contests for state agriculture commissioner and governor. But those numbers won’t be final until noon Saturday.
Governor Rick Scott’s campaign for U.S.Senate sued the elections supervisors in Broward and Palm Beach counties last night. Scott addressed reporters outside the governor’s mansion.
ELECTION DAY SPECIAL COVERAGE: Tune in at 7 p.m. for an additional hour of NPR All Things Considered at 7 p.m., and from 8-11 p.m., for NPR special coverage of the national results as well as local/state results from WMFE and our Florida sister stations. Stay tuned to this page for live results from across the state.
A 15-year-old Florida teen remains locked up after investigators say he strangled his mother following an argument over bad grades.
With one day left before Election Day, more than 5 million voters have already cast ballots in the battleground state of Florida, and records show Democrats have the edge.
On Friday’s Florida Roundup we looked at how voting is going with just days left before the midterm elections, how one county is a microcosm of Florida politics and how Amendment 4 could drive voter turnout.