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Sunday is the deadline for all 67 counties to report their final numbers in the hand recount in two important statewide contests – the race for Senate and Ag Commissioner.

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This week on Facing South Florida we are going to look at why Florida and particularly Broward and Palm Beach counties are once again the laughing stock of the country.

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We saw missed deadlines, outdated equipment, lost ballots, and a level of chaos in the Broward elections office that was just remarkable.

So where do we go from here – and is this a preview of what we can expect in 2020?

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Guest: Charles Zelden, Professor, Nova Southeastern University & Author of Bush v. Gore

Jim DeFede