The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is not actively investigating any matters related to Tuesday's election, a department spokesperson said Friday, after it was informed by the Florida Department of State that there have been no allegations of criminal activity.
A media that were something other than the communications leaders of the progressive movement would note that Palm Beach County is violating Florida law by refusing to provide required information to the public, and by illegally refusing to allow officials into the ballot counting area to observe what is occurring.
"Why can't Broward County elections do what 65 of 67 counties did, count all votes in timely way and in compliance with Florida law?" he asked in one tweet.
The ballots yet to be counted place both Scott and Ron DeSantis is perilous positions. But unlike Scott, DeSantis decidedly defeated Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum with nearly 52 percent of the vote among Keys voters choosing the next governor.
Read the lawsuit against Palm Beach County here. President Trump, following the Scott's press conference tweetedm (bottom inset) 'Law Enforcement is looking into another big corruption scandal having to do with Election Fraud in Broward and Palm Beach.
Local Republican groups in Arizona are challenging in court efforts by two counties to resolve issues with signatures on mail-in ballots.
Scott carried a larger lead Tuesday night, but continues to see it dissipate as more votes come in.
In Florida's US Senate race, Republican Governor Rick Scott saw his lead over Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson narrow to around 15,000 votes, or 0.18 per cent, below the state's 0.25 per cent threshold for a hand recount.
Nelson's campaign asserted that Scott was overstepping his bounds. Phil Keating reports as more ballots are counted.
"It's concerning, when you go to sleep at 3 a.m. on Wednesday morning after the election and, for example, Rick Scott is up by 60,000 votes, 54,000 votes, whatever it was", he said.
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The massive project remains one of the most controversial infrastructure proposals in modern American history. The US stretch of line that needs to be built would be 875 miles (1,450 km) long.
DeSantis and Scott were initially believed to be the winners of their respective races.
High-profile United States elections in Florida remained unresolved and the prospect of legal challenges, recounts and ballot reviews are setting the stage for possible weeks of uncertainty.
Meanwhile, inside the Broward Supervisor of Elections Office, the canvassing board got back to work hours behind schedule.
President Donald Trump weighed into the fight on Friday as he flew from Washington, DC, to France, accusing Democrats, without evidence, of fraud. The race remains too close to call, with Nelson narrowly trailing Scott.
"The Broward County Clerk, Brenda Snipes, was required by law after the polls closed on Tuesday night to within 30 minutes to share how many early votes were counted or cast in that county", McDaniel said.
Republican Matt Caldwell and his campaign for agricultural commissioner filed a lawsuit on Friday in Broward County Circuit Court against Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes.
"Right now the results are unknown, as to who has won", he said. Her department's website said ballots cast on Election Day have been counted.
Nelson's campaign said Scott's impromptu investigation was "politically motivated".
Mr Kemp now leads at 50.3% to Abrams' 48.7%, according to AP data, but it could take until next week to tally all the votes.
On Thursday, the governor's race had narrowed to less than 40,000 votes, putting it into the margin requiring an automatic machine recount.