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Florida Senate recount set to get first day in federal court

6 monthes ago   |   By Politico

TALLAHASSEE - Florida's seemingly never-ending midterm recount saga turns to federal court Wednesday where Sen. Bill Nelson 's uphill fight to stay in office hinges largely on an effort to overturn a state law that could free up “thousands” of additional votes. The lawsuit centers on whether a state law requiring that signatures on mail and provisional ballots match those on file with election offices but has expanded beyond a fight over Florida statutes into a fight involving national political groups, former Congress members and the state's top law enforcement officer. The legal fight...
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