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Then-Georgia Secretary of State, and Republican nominee for governor, Brian Kemp attends an election night event in Athens, Georgia. As secretary of state, Kemp was charged with overseeing the election logistics for the election he was running in. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images hide caption

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Even before the recounts were done, Gov. Rick Scott attended freshman orientation this past week at the Capitol. Scott is seen here at a rally in Orlando on Nov. 2. Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images hide caption

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Volunteer observers keep watch Friday as election workers at tables examine ballots during a hand recount of votes cast in Palm Beach County for the U.S. Senate race. Michele Eve Sandberg/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A woman sets up tables for hand-counting ballots in Palm Beach County on Thursday. Michele Eve Sandberg/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Hand Recounts Progress In Florida Senate Race

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Green algae is seen in the St. Lucie River in Stuart, Fla. Local GOP Rep. Brian Mast is making legislation to deal with the algae problem a focus of his re-election campaign, as his Democratic opponent Lauren Baer criticizes him for doing "too little, too late." Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Toxic Algae Seeps Into Florida Congressional Races

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The company behind a privately funded passenger train line in Florida has proposed a route that would connect Orlando and Tampa. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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More than 150,000 Floridians had their voting rights restored during former Gov. Charlie Crist's four years in office. In the seven years since then, current Gov. Rick Scott has approved restoring voting rights to just over 3,000 people. VisionsofAmerica/Joe Sohm/Getty Images hide caption

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Felons In Florida Want Their Voting Rights Back Without A Hassle

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott joined a January event on the ongoing relief efforts for those affected by Hurricane Maria in Florida and Puerto Rico. With a growing bloc of voters from the island in Florida, the Republican Scott and Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson have been attacking each other over the issue of relief efforts in Puerto Rico in their high-stakes Senate campaign. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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At Issue In Florida Senate Campaign: Who's Fighting For Puerto Rico?

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott signs the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Public Safety Act on Friday. The legislation includes a number of gun restrictions and also permits school personnel who are not full-time teachers to be armed. Mark Wallheiser/AP hide caption

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Some Republican lawmakers in Florida are calling on Gov. Rick Scott to remove Broward Sheriff Scott Israel. The sheriff (center) and Scott (right) are seen here on Feb. 15, the day after the shooting. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants a range of measures aimed at preventing shootings like the one last week at a high school in Parkland, Fla. Scott is seen here during a meeting with law enforcement, mental health and education officials on Tuesday. Colin Hackley/Reuters hide caption

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As a state entity, the University of Florida had to permit Richard Spencer to speak. But its president urged students and staff to avoid the event and "shun" Spencer and his followers. Bernard Brzezinski/University of Florida hide caption

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