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DeSantis for governor, Scott for Senate now in Florida books

Nov 20, 2018 - Associated Press

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Trump-allied Republican Ron DeSantis was formally elected governor of Florida and outgoing Gov. Rick Scott elected U.S. senator on Tuesday when the state certified election results two weeks after tight margins prompted tumultuous recounts.

The Elections Canvassing Commission met at the Florida Capitol to certify the results of the Nov. 6 election after two weeks of contention and finger-pointing. The meeting lasted a mere five minutes.

The results: former U....