Rubio Charges Electoral Malfeasance in Democratic Florida Counties, Says Lawyers Trying to ‘Steal’ Races

Posted on November 8, 2018 1:21 pm

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Sen. Marco Rubio (R., Fla.) called attention Thursday to what he said are voting law violations by Democratic-leaning counties in the razor-thin gubernatorial and senatorial races in Florida, claiming on Twitter that partisan lawyers are trying to steal those contests.

Palm Beach and Broward Counties, both heavily Democratic, are still counting votes in the governor’s race between Democrat Andrew Gillum and Republican Ron DeSantis, as well as the U.S. Senate race between Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson and Rick Scott, the state’s Republican governor.

In a series of tweets, Rubio appeared to charge that votes were being held back in a