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LIVE: Trump Rally in Biloxi, Mississippi – (11/26/2018)

Posted by FactReal on November 26, 2018

Watch President Trump directly without intermediaries or the spin from the mainstream media.
Live streaming:
Via: Right Side Broadcasting Network (RSBN)

(These guys show the crowds.)

Monday, November 26, 2018: RSBN’s Alyssa Ashe, Kevin Nguyen and James Willis will be on hand as President Donald J. Trump holds a campaign style rally at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi, MS. President Trump is expected to speak at 9:00 PM ET

You could also watch the rally on RSBN YouTube and chat on the right margin.

More about Right Side Broadcasting Network (RSBN):
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If you missed Trump rallies (since 2016), visit RSBN YouTube.

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Florida 2018 Election Results Certified

Posted by FactReal on November 20, 2018

The Elections Canvassing Commission met today at 9:00 AM to certify the official results for the November 6, 2018 General Election.

Secretary of State Ken Detzner presented the results to the commission during a short ceremony.
Video via The Florida Channel:

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The Elections Canvassing Commission met this morning to certify the results of the November 6, 2018 election.

Via CBS Miami:

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – After a fierce election cycle that resulted in three statewide recounts, the Florida Elections Canvassing Commission on Tuesday certified the results of the Nov. 6 elections.

The commission, made up of Attorney General Pam Bondi, Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and state Sen. Rob Bradley, R-Fleming Island, certified the results without discussion.

Typically, Gov. Rick Scott serves on the commission but recused himself because he ran for U.S. Senate this year. Also recused was state Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis, who was on the Nov. 6 ballot. Bradley was appointed to fill the third slot on the commission.

The commission certified the official results turned in last Sunday:
* Florida Governor: (after a machine recount)
Ron DeSantis (Republican) defeated Andrew Gillum (Democrat) by 32,463 (0.40%).

https://floridaelectionwatch.gov/StateOffices/Governor
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* Senate race: (after a manual recount)
Rick Scott (Republican) leads Bill Nelson (Democrat) by 10,033 votes (0.12%).

* Agriculture commissioner: (after a manual recount)
Nikki Fried (Democrat) leads Matt Caldwell (Republican) by 6,753 (0.08%).

Numbers and screenshots here for senate and agri. commissioner.

WHAT’S NEXT?
New agricultural commissioner & gun control
– Should Brenda Snipes get off scot-free after so many illegalities as Broward Supervisor of Elections?
– Will Brenda Snipes get another lifetime pension? She already receives $4,336 monthly in state pension benefits for her previous job in the Broward school system. Snipes has also been enjoying a salary of $178,865 a year for that horrendous work she did at the election office.

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Scot-free? Brenda Snipes Illegalities and Shenanigans (LIST)

Posted by FactReal on November 20, 2018

SHOULD SNIPES GET OFF SCOT-FREE?
Broward Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes is a prime example of public officials being above the law. Instead of being punished by law, they are remunerated with high salaries and lifetime pensions paid by taxpayers.

Now that Brenda Snipes has resigned, let’s remember her record and see if she deserves a second pension paid by taxpayers (details under “SNIPES’ PENSION & HIGH SALARY”):

BRENDA SNIPES’ RECORD (PARTIAL)
2002: At least 268 absentee ballots were misplaced during the September 2002 primary. (Sun Sentinel, October 28, 2004)

2004: Some 58,000 mail-in ballots were not delivered to voters, leaving election officials to scramble to send new ones. (Sun Sentinel, October 28, 2004)

2012: Snipe found nearly 1,000 uncounted ballots in a warehouse a week after the general election. (WSVN, Nov. 14, 2012)

2016: Snipes broke Florida law when she opened ballots in secret without the Canvassing Board review.[Court Order] (Politico, August 13, 2018)
[Nearly 180,000 mail-in votes cast were illegally counted. (Sunshine State News, November 7, 2016)]

2016: Snipes even admitted in court to misunderstanding the meaning of the word ‘canvass.’ (Sun Sentinel, August 13, 2018)

2016 election: A court ruled she had broken election law when she destroyed ballots 10 months earlier than required by federal law. (Sun Sentinel, May 14, 2018)
[The ballots were the subject of a public records lawsuit from Democrat Tim Canova who lost to Democrat Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz.]

2016 primaries: Published election results before polls closed — a violation of election law. (Sun Sentinel, August 31, 2016)

2016: She left an amendment off some ballots. (Miami Herald, October 20, 2016)

2017: Snipes acknowledged in court that some non-citizens and felons have voted despite not being eligible (Sun Sentinel, July 31, 2017)

2018: Court found Snipes violated public records laws (Sun Sentinel, November 9, 2018)

and more.

PEOPLE ARRESTED FOR LESS:
Oregon City woman gets jail and $13k charge for filling in blank spots on two ballots (OregonLive, April 25, 2013)
Temporary elections worker Deanna Eileen Swenson pleaded guilty to altering two ballots — Class C felonies — and to one misdemeanor count of official misconduct.

Accepting terms of a plea bargain, Circuit Judge Susie L. Norby sentenced Swenson to 90 days in jail, followed by three years’ probation. She also ordered Swenson to pay a total of $500 in fines and to repay the Secretary of State’s Office $12,997 for the cost of investigating and prosecuting the case.

Norby also banned Swenson from working in future elections and ordered her to stay out of Clackamas County’s elections offices.

Two women arrested for voter fraud in Miami-Dade: (WSVN, Oct. 28, 2016)
– – Gladys Coego, a Miami-Dade elections worker, illegally marked ballots to favor Republican-in-Name-Only Raquel Regalado.
– – Tomika Curgil filled out voter registration forms to favor legalizing medical marijuana.
Deisy Penton de Cabrera arrested for having more than two ballots (NBC6-August 2, 2012)
Sergio Robaina arrested for touching more than 200 absentee ballots and illegally dropping them off for voters (ABC-Local10, August 12, 2012)

SNIPES’ PENSION & HIGH SALARY
Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes is a prime example of double dipping in the public trough, reported BrowardBeat.com.
– Snipes receives $4,336 monthly in state pension benefits from her time in the Broward school system.
– Snipes received a yearly salary of $178,865, according to the Sun Sentinel.

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Florida: Manual Recount Completed

Posted by FactReal on November 18, 2018

Florida Elections: Manual recount completed today at noon.

Timeline for Reporting and Certification of Election Results: https://floridaelectionwatch.gov/Timeline

Sunday, November 18, 2018: Official Returns are due no later than noon on the 12th day after the General Election.

Senate race:
Rick Scott (Republican) leads Bill Nelson (Democrat) by 10,033 votes (0.12%)

Agriculture commissioner:
Nikki Fried (Democrat) leads Matt Caldwell (Republican) by 6,753 (0.08%)

https://floridaelectionwatch.gov/FederalOffices/USSenator
afterManualRecount-Senate

https://floridaelectionwatch.gov/StateOffices/CommissionerOfAgriculture
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Governor Race:
Democrat candidate Andrew Gillum conceded yesterday:

But, Gillum calls for his supporters to “to keep fighting for what we believe in.”
[So, let’s keep in mind Andrew Gillum’s Socialist & Destructive Agenda.]

Ron DeSantis calls for unity:

Timeline for Reporting and Certification of Election Results https://floridaelectionwatch.gov/Timeline

What’s next:

The Elections Canvassing Commission meets on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 9:00 AM to certify the Official Returns for federal, state, multicounty and district offices and constitutional amendments/revisions.

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Florida: Manual Recount to Start for Senate & Agriculture Commissioner

Posted by FactReal on November 15, 2018

Florida elections: Machine recount completed. Manual recount to start for Senate and Agriculture Commissioner races.

Glenna Milberg of WPLG Local 10 (Miami) tweeted the latest numbers:

#FloridaRecount machine recount results official and posted:
Senate race:
Rick Scott over Bill Nelson 12,603 votes (0.15%)
AgricultureCommish:
Nikki Fried over Matt Caldwell 5,307 votes (0.06%)
Let the hand recounting begin …

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Tweet:
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GOVERNOR RACE
The machine recount for the Governor race is also completed. Republican Ron DeSantis kept his lead at 0.41% over Gillum:
– DeSantis new numbers = 4,075,445
– Gillum new numbers = 4,041,762
So DeSantis leads Gillum by 33,683…that’s 0.41%. No manual recount required.
Republican Ron DeSantis is now Florida’s Governor-elect.

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BUT GILLUM STILL WANTS TO WIN
It seems Gillum might go to the courts. Remember, Democrat lawyer Marc Elias said, “We are here to win it.”
USA Today: With Florida recount over, Andrew Gillum’s last chance to become governor rests with the courts:

WASHINGTON – Andrew Gillum will have to rely on the courts if he has any chance to become Florida’s first black governor.

A recount of more than 8 million ballots that ended Thursday afternoon confirmed that Republican Ron DeSantis beat the Democratic Tallahassee mayor in the nationally watched race that galvanized progressives across the country.

[…]

But Gillum is not conceding. He and his supporters believe there is still a path to victory: lawsuits that could add more votes in support of him.

“A vote denied is justice denied — the State of Florida must count every legally cast vote,” Gillum said in a statement after the recount totals were released. “As today’s unofficial reports and recent court proceedings make clear, there are tens of thousands of votes that have yet to be counted. We plan to do all we can to ensure that every voice is heard in this process. Voters need to know that their decision to participate in this election, and every election, matters. It is not over until every legally casted vote is counted.”

The deadline for the recount was 3 p.m. Eastern Standard Time Thursday but Palm Beach County, a Democratic stronghold, did not complete its recount. It was the only one of Florida’s 67 counties that failed to do so. A lawsuit filed by Democrats could find more votes for Gillum there, for example.

Timeline for Reporting and Certification of Election Results https://floridaelectionwatch.gov/Timeline

The timeline for county canvassing boards to report results, and to conduct any possible recounts for federal, state, and multicounty races ordered by the Secretary of State, are below. For more information about recounts, visit Timeline for Reporting and Certification of 2018 General Election Results.

* Tuesday, November 6, 2018: Preliminary Election Night Returns (all early voting and all tabulated vote-by-mail results) are due no later than 7:30 PM in the respective county’s time zone and in 45-minute increments (precinct election results) thereafter until all results (except for provisional ballots) are completely reported. Since Florida has two time zones (Central and Eastern), preliminary election night returns will not be released until 8:00 PM Eastern Time.

* Saturday, November 10, 2018: Unofficial Returns are due no later than noon on the 4th day after the General Election. The Secretary of State will order a machine recount if the 1st set of unofficial returns indicates that by a margin of ½ of 1% or less of the total votes cast, a candidate for office was eliminated or defeated, a judicial candidate for retention was retained or not retained, or an issue was approved or rejected.

* Thursday, November 15, 2018: If a machine recount is ordered, Second Unofficial Returns are due no later than 3:00 PM on the 9th day after the General Election. The Secretary of State will order a manual recount if the 2nd set of unofficial returns indicates that by a margin of ¼ of 1% or less of the total votes cast, a candidate for office was eliminated or defeated, a judicial candidate for retention was retained or not retained, or an issue was approved or rejected.

* Sunday, November 18, 2018: Official Returns are due no later than noon on the 12th day after the General Election.
The Elections Canvassing Commission meets on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 9:00 AM to certify the Official Returns for federal, state, multicounty and district offices and constitutional amendments/revisions.

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Recount: Judge Sides with Nelson to Fix Signatures on Ballots

Posted by FactReal on November 15, 2018

ANYTHING TO WIN & GET POWER
Tallahassee Democrat: Injunction in Florida recount lawsuit gives mail-in voters time to fix signature on ballot

U.S. Chief Judge Mark Walker issued a preliminary injunction this morning in a lawsuit filed by U.S. Bill Nelson over ballots thrown out because of mismatched signatures — declaring a state law unconstitutional and offering a middle path to give voters a chance to correct their ballots.

“The precise issue in this case is whether Florida’s law that allows county election officials to reject vote-by-mail and provisional ballots for mismatched signatures — with no standards, an illusory process to cure, and no process to challenge the rejection — passes constitutional muster,” Walker said. “The answer is simple. It does not.”

The ruling is a victory for Nelson as he tries to narrow the almost 13,000 vote margin between him and Gov. Rick Scott in a razor-thin Senate race that is currently the subject of multiple lawsuits and is undergoing a machine recount, which will likely progress to a hand recount.

As of Wednesday afternoon, Division of Elections Director Maria Matthews had identified 3,688 vote-by-mail ballots and 93 provisional ballots in 45 counties that were not tabulated because of signature mismatches.

RELATED
LIST: Illegalities at Election Offices in Broward & Palm Beach (and Shenanigans)
LIST: Democrat Lawsuits Seeking to Change Election Laws in Florida
Bill Nelson Sues Hurricane-Ravaged County for Accepting 158 Emailed/Faxed Votes

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