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Palm Beach Elections Supervisor Optimistic On Making Recount Deadline

Palm Beach Post
Staff members go through piles of absentee ballots at the Elections Service Center in Riviera Beach Friday.

Palm Beach County Elections Supervisor Susan Bucher said she is optimistic she will finish the U.S. Senate recount by Thursday’s deadline — but she’s not certain about finishing the recounts for the governor, Agriculture and Consumer Services Commissioner and House District 89 races.

“We are pretty sure we are going to make the deadline,″ she said to reporters today before clarifying a minute later that she was referring to the U.S. Senate race between incumbent Democrat U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and Republican challenger Gov. Rick Scott.

She said her staff, working in shifts nonstop day and night, will try their best to finish all four recounts by Thursday.

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