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Steven Lemongello

Steve Lemongello is the Orlando Sentinel's senior content editor for politics.  A graduate of Fordham University, Steve worked at the Press of Atlantic City and the Jersey Journal in New Jersey before joining the Sentinel in 2014. He covered Winter Park, Maitland and Osceola County before becoming the politics reporter in 2016 and has also covered Orange County government.
Florida U.S. Senate race between Rick Scott, Bill Nelson could be heading for recount

Republican Rick Scott holds a 30,239-vote lead over incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson out of more than 8.1 million ballots cast for a difference of 0.38%, according to unofficial returns posted by the state Division of Elections.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott aims to unseat Democratic senator

Setting the stage for what’s certain to be an expensive and explosive political battle that could decide control of the U.S. Senate, Republican Gov. Rick Scott announced Monday that he will challenge Bill Nelson, the Democratic incumbent.

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