Bill Nelson concedes Florida Senate race to Rick Scott

ㅤ"Scott announced the concession in a statement, saying, ‘I just spoke with Senator Bill Nelson, who graciously conceded, and I thanked him for his years of public service.’
ㅤNelson will make a statement at 3 p.m. ET on Sunday, his campaign announced.’"

Full story at CNN. Posted here on 11/18/18. See "rick scott, florida, conservative, politics."

Broward County Hand Recount Wraps Up More Quickly Than Expected, And It's 'Bad News' For Democrats

ㅤ"Mother Jones’ Pema Levy, who has been tracking the developments in Broward and Palm Beach, reported Friday that the hand recount had already wrapped up, and incumbent Democrat Sen. Bill Nelson ‘didn’t come close’ to making up the votes he needed to try to catch up with Republican Rick Scott."

Full story at Ben Shapiro’s Daily Wire. Posted here on 11/16/18. See "broward county, rick scott."

Bill Nelson Won't Overcome Rick Scott, Report Says

ㅤ"Scott currently leads Nelson by 12,652 votes, while the automatic recount has until Thursday to be tabulated. Politico spoke with experts who assert that Nelson’s last-ditch effort to grab the Senate seat from Scott will fail for two reasons: the lawsuits Nelson filed came too late, displeasing any courts assigned to review them, and the gap between Scott and Nelson is simply too large to be overcome…"

Full story at Ben Shapiro’s Daily Wire. Posted here on 11/15/18. See "bill nelson, rick scott, florida."

Scott to recuse himself from certifying Florida election results

ㅤ"Gov. Rick Scott (R) will step down from the Florida Elections Canvassing Commission, according to the Tampa Bay Times.
ㅤThe commission is responsible for certifying each federal, state and multi-county election. Scott’s decision to leave means he will not have to certify the results of his own race for Senate."

Full story at The Hill. Posted here on 11/14/18. See "rick scott, florida."

Poll: Nelson, Scott running neck-and-neck in Florida Senate race

ㅤ"Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) and Gov. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) are running neck-and-neck in the Sunshine State’s widely watched Senate race, according to a new WCTV poll released Thursday.
ㅤNelson, who is seeking his fourth term in the Senate, has support from 46 percent of Florida likely voters, while 45 percent support Scott. That edge is within the poll’s 3 point margin of error.
ㅤBoth candidates have net-positive favorability ratings, with likely voters finding Nelson favorable by a 43-41 margin with 11 percent neutral and five percent who are unfamiliar with the senator. Likely voters find Scott favorable by a 45-41 margin with 11 percent neutral and four percent unfamiliar with the governor."

Full story at The Hill. Posted here on 10/25/18. See "rick scott, florida, senate race."

Florida U.S. Senate Poll Reveals Republican Rick Scott Leading Democrat Bill Nelson

ㅤ"A Statewide St. Petersburg survey released on Sunday revealed Republican Rick Scott with a slight lead in the heated Florida U.S. Senate race over his Democrat challenger Bill Nelson.
ㅤForty-eight-point-six percent of likely Florida voters stated they would support Rick Scott in the general election in November, while 48.3 percent say they will support Bill Nelson."

Full story at Breitbart. Posted here on 10/23/18. See "florida, senate, rick scott."

Florida declares state of emergency over tropical storm

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Pictured: Florida’s Gov. Rick Scott (R)

ㅤ"’As we continue to monitor Subtropical Storm Alberto’s northward path toward Florida, it is critically important that all Florida counties have every available resource to keep families safe and prepare for the torrential rain and severe flooding this storm will bring,’ Scott said in the statement.
ㅤ’If any Florida family doesn’t have an emergency preparedness plan, now is the time to act. Remember, the track of these storms can change without notice. Do not think that only areas in the cone will be impacted – everyone in our state must be prepared,’ he added."ㅤ

Full story at The Hill, image from thehill(.com) – 5/26/18. See "rick scott, florida, alberto."ㅤHome

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