Florida’s Recount Is Creating A New State Battle, As Per Usual

Florida’s Recount Is Creating A New State Battle, As Per Usual

LAUDERHILL, FL - NOVEMBER 09: Protesters confront each other outside the Broward County Supervisor of Elections office on November 9, 2018 in Lauderhill, Florida. (Photo by Saul Martinez/Getty Images)

Whoever said that history repeats itself clearly lived through the 2000 presidential election. The election made history, as the vote between then-Vice President Al Gore and Texas Governor George W. Bush was so close, the entire presidency came down to just one state: Florida.

A huge battle ensued, with Democrats fighting to have votes counted and Republicans demanding that Gore concede the race to Bush. The Florida Supreme Court got involved and the partisan politics out of control.

And now, the whole thing is re-playing again, as the Senate race in Florida remains undecided.

On Friday, three days after Americans went to the polls to cast their votes for the midterms, Democrats are demanding that every vote in Florida be counted.

Republicans are using rhetoric in an attempt to prevent that, screaming that election officials are manipulating the election results.

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by – inquisitr.com