After a recount was ordered in the Florida races for U.S. Senate and governor on Saturday, President Donald Trump tweeted, "Trying to STEAL two big elections. We are watching closely!"
Florida will hold a machine recount of votes in its neck-and-neck races for the U.S. Senate and governor, with results due by 3 p.m. (2000 GMT) on Thursday, its secretary of state said on Saturday.
Unofficial vote tallies in Florida's elections were due by midday Saturday, which could prompt recounts in the hotly contested races for governor and U.S. Senate.
Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema took a slim lead over Republican Rep. Martha McSally in Arizona's U.S. Senate race.
The Florida Senate and gubernatorial races could be headed for recounts as Republican Gov. Rick Scott and the GOP's Ron DeSantis hold narrow leads over Sen. Bill Nelson and Andrew Gillum, respectively.
Billionaires Mike Bloomberg and Tom Steyer became kingmakers for Democrats in this year's midterm elections as they consider running for president in 2020.
Florida's Republican Gov. Rick Scott led Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson by less than half a percentage point with nearly all votes counted.
Sen. Bill Nelson and gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum lead Republican opponents Gov. Rick Scott and Ron DeSantis, respectively, in Florida's key midterm election races.
Democrats are counting on wresting control of the U.S. House from Republicans and hoping for a longshot series of wins to win back the Senate as well.
U.S. congressional candidates hammered into the homestretch of a bruising campaign season on Saturday.
Outside money is flowing into pivotal Florida House and Senate races as President Donald Trump and his predecessor Barack Obama try to give Republicans and Democrats, respectively, a boost.
As the midterm elections draw closer, the Republican stranglehold on the Senate has shown few signs of slipping. If Republicans can hold or expand their majority, President Donald Trump can continue to push to confirm conservative judges.
Early voting in Texas started Monday, as Trump tries to stir up GOP enthusiasm and prevent Beto O'Rourke from upsetting Ted Cruz.
CNBC traveled to central Florida to watch those dynamics in actions at The Villages, a retirement community about an hour northwest of Orlando. With more than 120,000 residents, it's massive enough to be its own census-designated place.
Tens of thousands of Floridians were warned on Tuesday to get out of harm's way as Hurricane Michael churned over the Gulf of Mexico toward the northwestern part of the state, bringing fierce winds, torrential rain and life-threatening coastal floods.
Trump has been traveling to host campaign-style rallies in many of the states he carried during the 2016 presidential election where Republican candidates are up for re-election in the November midterms.
Mandatory evacuation orders and school closures were issued on Monday in the Florida Panhandle as Hurricane Michael was expected to strengthen rapidly before slamming into the state on Wednesday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.
Emotional intensity produces voter turnout. The challenge facing Republicans is preserving a surge of GOP base enthusiasm over defending Kavanaugh for the remaining month of the campaign, CNBC's John Harwood says.
Nelson garners 48 percent of support among likely voters, while 45 percent back Scott and 6 percent are undecided, according to the poll.
A recent analysis showed that health care was the most common subject of televised advertisements by Democrats. On the other hand, GOP candidates are touting closeness with President Trump.