Broward County Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes was being sued by Florida Gov. Rick Scott's senate campaign and the National Republican Senatorial Committee for alleged "incompetence" because she has not formally announced how many votes were left to count.
They also have asked a federal court to extend the deadline for counties to submit unofficial election results.
No one answered at Snipes' office late Thursday.
A hearing began just after 3 p.m. Friday.
Elias said he thinks Nelson will end up holding his seat after a recount is completed.
Florida Governor's Race Poised for Mandatory Recount
During Scott's successful reelection campaign in 2014 against Charlie Crist, he lost the Keys vote by five percentage points. As of Thursday evening, it met the qualifications to undergo a manual recount, with Scott earning 50.09 percent of the vote.
Oumuamua May Have Been an Alien Spaceship, Astronomers Say
A Hawaiian telescope first spotted "Oumuamua", meaning "a messenger from afar, arriving first" in Hawaiian, in October 2017. Multiple telescopes focused on the object for three nights to determine what it was before it moved out of sight.
The "Emergency Recount Fund", as the campaign dubbed it says the money will be used "to ensure every vote is counted", but also vowed legal action "when necessary".
His lawsuits accused Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes and Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections Susan Bucher of mishandling the ballot count and preventing observers from having full access as votes are counted.
Florida is the definitive swing state in US politics, and it's not uncommon for major statewide races to be decided by the narrowest of margins. A recount would be automatically triggered if the candidates are within 0.5 points of each other and the machine recount would need to be completed by 3 p.m. on November 15. But Florida's ballot chaos - rife with intrigue and Trump's accusation of abuse by officials in Democrat-heavy counties - raises fresh questions about why the world's most powerful democracy is incapable of producing swift and accurate election results across all 50 states. Nevertheless, this design issue appears to be one that was specifically anticipated and addressed in the past, but disregarded in Broward County's 2018 ballot.
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) cited the development as clear evidence that Democrats are in cahoots with Broward County election officials to try and steal the election. Those are the U.S. Senate race, Florida Governor's race, and the contest for state Agriculture Commissioner.
Joe Scarborough believes that Florida Senator Marco Rubio is "concocting a conspiracy theory" created to suppress votes from being counted in two very close races in Florida.
Trump disparaged top Democratic election attorney Marc Elias, who's led recount efforts in other states and joined the legal team of Nelson's campaign, as "their best Election stealing lawyer". Two days after voting has concluded, the Supervisor Of Elections is unwilling to disclose records revealing how many electors voted, how many ballots have been canvassed, and how many ballots remain to be canvassed. "We believe that at the end of this process that Senator Nelson is going to be declared the victor". Scott's election night 56,000-vote margin over Nelson shrank to just over 15,000 votes -- within the margin that triggers an automatic recount -- by Thursday night. The majority of uncounted votes are in Palm Beach and Broward County, which are traditionally democratic strongholds.
The president has also called out Florida's contentious race for governor between Democrat Andrew Gillum and Republican Ron DeSantis.
Compared to breakup songs from other pop stars, like Taylor Swift , " Thank U, Next " is un-targeted, not revengeful and classy. The moment gave her a slight case of the giggles as she went into the next verse, but she powered through.
A Fly Jamaica Boeing 757-200 aircraft overshot the runway at Guyana's main global airport early Friday, injuring several people. The Boeing 757-200, registered as N524AT, overran the end of the runway and crossed through the airport perimeter fence.
Paramedics said they assessed three people at the scene, one with a neck injury: "They are in a suspected critical condition". He's in a critical condition. "At the same time, passers-by were calling out that members of the public had been stabbed".
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Neighbors told local news channel ABC6 that Long lived with his mother, who had expressed concern over her son's behavior. Ian David Long , 28, is accused of gunning down a dozen people before turning the gun on himself.
Pender County Schools said in a statement, "There has been a reported active shooter situation at Topsail high School". A parent told WWAY the school district announced that all schools on the eastern side of Pender County are on lockdown.
Kendall Jenner is also away at the moment after walking in the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in New York City on Thursday. It is unclear if Kanye West's wife met with death row inmate Kevin Cooper , who is stationed at San Quentin.
Mueller's work must proceed free from interference or supervision that would appear to many Americans to be biased". Trump also verbally attacked a female reporter when she asked him if he wanted Whitaker to "rein in" Mueller .
MI is in the playoff - for now
UCF gave up a bunch of yards to Temple last week and stayed at No. 12 behind Kentucky, which was dominated by Georgia. It's a team with wins over No. 24 Auburn (more on the Tigers later), No. 5 Georgia and No. 16 Mississippi State .
Cavs and Larry Drew agree to new head coaching contract
The Magic now improve to 4-6 on the season and will play again on Wednesday night when they face the Detroit Pistons. The Cavs have gone 1-2 under Drew, who didn't want to proceed this season without assurances from the organization.
Breaking down Le'Veon Bell's latest cryptic tweet
Bell has been working out in Miami this season, but on Monday he tweeted "Fairwell Miami" without further explanation. Bell has missed out on $8.52 million this season but is hoping to preserve his health for a long-term contract.