Andrew Gillum withdraws concession in race for Florida Governor
Democratic candidate announced switch after recount ordered Saturday
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Democrat Andrew Gillum withdraws concession in Florida gubernatorial race following a recount.
"I am replacing my words of concession with an uncompromised and unapologetic call that we count every single vote," Gillum said in a press conference in Tallahassee on Saturday.
Unofficial election results showed Republican former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis ahead of Gillum by less than 0.5 percentage points. Under state law, such a margin requires a machine recount of ballots.
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