BREAKING: Florida judge rules for Rick Scott: Broward Co. official must release vote-count info

BREAKING: Florida judge rules for Rick Scott: Broward Co. official must release vote-count info
Gov. Rick Scott (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – All Scott is doing is suing the Broward County Supervisor of Elections for the vote-count information she’s supposed to have been providing on a statutory schedule since 30 minutes after the polls closed Tuesday night.  She hasn’t produced jack.  By law, she owes the information in public disclosure.]

On Friday, Florida Judge Carol-Lisa Phillips ruled in favor of Florida Governor Rick Scott, who was ahead in votes in his race for the Senate seat held by incumbent Democratic Senator Bill Nelson when the polls closed Tuesday night, and had filed suit along with the National Republican Senatorial Committee against Broward County election supervisor Brenda Snipes in order to force her to release public records surrounding the votes in Broward County. The lawsuit stated that Snipes was “unwilling to disclose records revealing how many electors voted, how many ballots have been canvassed, and how many ballots remain to be canvassed.”

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