After Brief Suspense, Rick Scott Wins Florida Governor's Race

Nov 5, 2014

Gov. Rick Scott is re-elected in Florida's 2014 midterm elections.
Credit Wilfredo Lee / AP/Miami Herald

Pattrik Simmons contributed to this report.

Gov. Rick Scott won Tuesday's elections with a slim margin over former Gov. Charlie Crist, who was briefly rumored to call for a recount.

Considering Florida's elections history, the governor's race was over relatively early, results well settled by midnight. But not before some initial suspense.

Scroll below for tweets detailing how the final tally unfolded, and click here to see an interactive map with highlights from some of South Florida's most important and interesting ballot questions.

Click here to read and hear some of the stories we've produced this year as part of our midterm election coverage.

See a full compilation of our #ElectionDay tweets below.