BREAKING: Broward Judge Denies Rick Scott Request to Impound Voting Machines
by Cristina Laila
November 12, 2018
FL Governor Rick Scott
On Monday, a Broward County judge denied Florida Governor Rick Scott’s request for an injunction to “impound and secure” all voting machines when they are no longer being used to count ballots.
On Sunday, Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) filed two emergency motions in Broward County and Palm Beach County as he ramped up his legal fight going into the recount.
Governor Scott also took legal action to bar the Broward County canvassing board from counting ballots produced after the Saturday noon deadline previously ordered by a judge.
One of the motions filed by Scott was a request to impound voting machines when they are not in use.
A Broward judge denied Scott’s request and offered an alternative ‘compromise.’
Via Tampa Bay Times:
A Broward judge on Monday turned down Gov. Rick Scott’s request to “impound and secure” all voting machines in Broward’s elections headquarters when they’re not being used to recount ballots.a
But Circuit Judge Jack Tuter offered a compromise: Add three Broward Sheriff’s deputies to the current lineup of BSO officers and private security guards overseeing the recount under way at the county’s election’s center in Lauderhill.
Tuter stopped short of granting the Scott campaign’s request for an injunction to impound the machines, but agreed with his lawyers that “there needs to be an additional layer of confidence” in the vote-recount system in Broward. The votes in the U.S. Senate race between Scott and incumbent Bill Nelson are part of the recount.
Tuter asked the lawyers representing Scott’s campaign and attorneys for Broward Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes to come back by 1 p.m. Monday with a plan that would assign the three additional BSO deputies to protecting the voting machines and ballots during the recount of races for U.S. Senate, Florida’s governor and state agriculture commissioner.
The voter fraud taking place in both Broward County and Palm Beach County is astounding.
The Democrats are attempting to steal the Governor and Senate races right before our eyes by producing tens of thousands of ballots post election day.
From witnesses watching Enterprise rent trucks delivering boxes of ballots, to elections officials blocking the view of observers as ballots are bundled and put in bags, the American people have lost faith in the election process.
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