In a matter of hours Friday, the Hillsborough and Pinellas county elections offices finished the manual recounting of votes in the U.S. Senate race. The results didn't change much.
Sen. Bill Nelson gained 59 votes in Pinellas and 75 in Hillsborough, adding to his commanding lead in both places. However, heading into Friday, Rick Scott led Nelson by more than 12,500 votes across all 67 counties.
So if Nelson wants to surpass Scott, the two largest counties in Tampa Bay didn't help muc...