The man who secretly recorded a Mitt Romney’s infamous “47 percent” speech at a fundraiser in Boca Raton during the former governor’s presidential campaign has finally revealed himself.
A new report looking at the massive problems that plagued voters in Miami-Dade County on Election Day laid some of the blame on the county’s election department.
In the hotly contested Florida District 18 congressional race, a partial recount Sunday in St. Lucie County gave incumbent Allen West a slight bump, but not enough to warrant a full recount or end threats of a lawsuit from his campaign.
Four days after the election, Florida has finally tallied up its votes. “It’s done. It’s finished,” voter Norma Cameron said. “Thank God.”
The counting of absentee ballots at Miami-Dade Elections headquarters has wrapped up. “I’m pleased to announce that Miami-Dade County is the first of the large counties to complete it’s tabulation process,” announced Miami-Dade Supervisor of Elections Penelope Townsley.
In 2000, Florida became the punch line of jokes everywhere after having problems with a one-page punch card ballot. This year, Florida’s ballot was as long as 12 pages in some parts of the state which spelled disaster.
Broward County election department workers will tackle provisional ballots on Thursday as they move toward closing out the November General Election.
The November’s Election Day has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean ballots still aren’t being counted.
More than 725,000 registered voters in Broward cast ballots in the 2012 presidential election, marking a 64 percent turnout.
Twelve years after Florida’s presidential election debacle which made the term “hanging chad” a common household term, some argue that we haven’t come very far.