Florida Sen. Bill Nelson's legal team is suing Palm Beach County in an effort to require a hand count of all ballots in the county.

Nelson's attorney Marc Elias posted the news on Twitter Thursday afternoon blaming the "systematic machine failure during the machine recount" for the legal action.

Palm Beach County failed to meet Thursday's 3 p.m. machine recount deadline.

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Broward County is also reporting incomplete results. Elias said they are monitoring the situation and will take steps to ensure that every lawful vote is counted in Broward as well.