Andrew Gillum withdraws concession in race for Florida Governor

Democratic candidate announced switch after recount ordered Saturday

By Roxy Tyler - Web producer

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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