North Miami’s election took another bizarre turn late Friday afternoon. Miami-Dade’s Canvasing Board, in an abundance of caution, chose not to certify the vote. Instead they invited losing candidates to come to Doral and inspect ballots.
Eleven days after the Nov. 6 election, election workers in St. Lucie County begun a recount of early votes in the race between Republican U.S. Rep. Allen West and Patrick Murphy, the man who apparently unseated him.
The Broward County canvassing board was set to meet Friday to finalize counts for overseas and military ballots and certify election results as criticism of the county’s election office continued to mount this week after nearly 1,000 ballots were discovered in a warehouse.
Florida’s fiasco on Election Day is getting worse. Broward elections workers Monday said they found 963 unaccounted-for ballots in a warehouse a week after the election was over, according to the Sun Sentinel.
The Miami-Dade County Elections Canvassing Board began meeting Friday morning and have made a determination on a disputed commission race and are evaluating a state house yet to be decided.
Miami-Dade Commissioner Bruno Barreiro may not be done campaigning to stay in office just yet due to the possibility of an unexpected runoff.
Friday is the day a supermajority of Miami-Dade County voters have been waiting to see. The Miami-Dade Elections canvassing board meets Friday to officially approve the votes from Tuesday’s recall election.