Bad ballot design in Broward County cost Bill Nelson 9,658 votes in ultra-tight loss to Rick Scott

Orlando Sentinel: A months-long examination of votes from the 2018 midterm election in Florida published Thursday found the way ballots were designed in Broward County could have cost Bill Nelson 9,658 votes in the U.S. Senate race against Rick Scott.

Democrat Nelson, who was seeking re-election, lost the ultra-close race to Republican Scott by 10,033 votes out of 4.19 million cast — a difference of 0.2%.

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