Florida re­counts votes in races for Se­nate, gov­er­nor

The Sun Herald (Sunday) - - Nation & World - — AS­SO­CI­ATED PRESS

The Florida sec­re­tary of state or­dered re­counts in the U.S. Se­nate and gov­er­nor races on Satur­day in the state that took five weeks to de­cide the 2000 pres­i­den­tial elec­tion.

Sec­re­tary Ken Det­zner is­sued the or­der af­ter the un­of­fi­cial results in both races fell within the mar­gin that by law trig­gers a re­count.

Un­of­fi­cial results show that Repub­li­can for­mer U.S. Rep. Ron DeSan­tis led Demo­cratic Tal­la­has­see Mayor Andrew Gil­lum by 0.41 per­cent­age points. For Se­nate, Repub­li­can Gov. Rick Scott’s lead over Demo­cratic in­cum­bent Bill Nel­son is 0.14 per­cent­age points.

ADRIAN WYLD AP

Cana­dian Prime Min­is­ter Justin Trudeau places a flower at a grave­stone as he tours the Cana­dian Ceme­tery No. 2 near Vimy Ridge, France, Satur­day.

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