Florida was never a sure thing for either campaign, but with the unpredictable battleground state neck and neck, people understandably have started having visions, or more accurately nightmares, of the 2000 presidential election, when a bitter recount dragged on for weeks.
Colleague Joel Achenbach spoke to lawyers earlier Tuesday about what would happen in the event of a recount. Apparently Democrats are lawyered up, ready to deploy if needed.
If you’re wondering how Florida is this close, colleague Phillip Bump has a deep-dive explanation here.
Otherwise here are some tweets from people freaking out over reliving another Bush v. Gore scenario: