Florida’s Midterm Election Drama | The Daily Show

  • Published on Nov 16, 2018
  • Between incompetent election officials, poorly designed ballots and outdated machinery, it’s no wonder the Florida recount is a huge mess.
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  • Meg Gilman
    Meg Gilman Month ago

    what is the glitch at 2:45

  • Jessica's Journey
    Jessica's Journey 3 months ago

    yeah I'm from Broward County and myself and multiple people I know did a mail in ballot and it was "lost" by the county. A huge amount of people encountered this, it was all over the news here in Florida

  • Fresco gedime
    Fresco gedime 4 months ago

    Welcome to Florida bb

  • fivenightsofben
    fivenightsofben 4 months ago

    Careful Trevor, when you say no rules in Florida you are alarming the Florida Men.

  • Khaled Alafifi
    Khaled Alafifi 5 months ago +1

    2:46 wut.............

  • Megan Sleeper
    Megan Sleeper 5 months ago

    Arizona is exactly like this too. For as many elections as I can recall, we never finish counting the day after. Arizona has serious problems with voter suppression and purging registration lists, too. In AZ this year, Republicans tried to sue the state to stop counting ballots before hundreds of thousands of on-time mail-in ballots were counted. Every election previous, nobody has batted an eye about Arizona's shitty voting system, until Republicans this year were trying to cut off counting votes from the largest (and bluest) county in the state so their Senate candidate would unfairly win.

  • A. X. L. Pendergast
    A. X. L. Pendergast 6 months ago

    Unethical liberals?! Lmao politicians calling each other corrupt when they’re ALL corrupt. And people eat this shit up you sheep...mindless drones!

  • Jonathan Bishop
    Jonathan Bishop 6 months ago

    Those darn unethical liberals, always wanted their votes counted! Funny how Dick $not makes unsupported Trump-like claims of fraud when he's literally the biggest fraud in American history, and also gerrymandered the state to allow Republicans to win elections with a minority of the vote. And then there's the fact that he and his Republican cronies have made it as difficult as possible for people to vote, especially for urban and minority voters. His behavior the past two weeks will be on my mind the next time that I vote against him.

  • Viktor Watz
    Viktor Watz 6 months ago


  • Jessica McDaniel
    Jessica McDaniel 6 months ago

    Honestly this is so embarrassing and frustrating

  • Richard Siano
    Richard Siano 6 months ago

    Fuck you trevor

  • Spit Dragon
    Spit Dragon 6 months ago

    The second we start staggering votes state-by-state is the second that no one knows when election day is. That would be a very bad decision... a good idea... But it would take the entire country a few years to get it down, and we wouldn't want to be losing votes during that process considering how things already are when it comes to certain Generations getting off their fucking ass and going to vote... I'm talking to you younger millennials and iGen. Get the fuck off your phones and go vote when you're supposed to, that's part of being an American.
    This country is about to fuck baby boomers so hard... we really need to get our priorities straight in the upcoming Generations.
    The rich get richer and the poor get poorer... How long does it have to stay like this?

  • Spit Dragon
    Spit Dragon 6 months ago

    We spent 600 billion on military in 2015 - 54% of all funds.
    3.7 trillion dollars total were spent that year... How much of that went towards ensuring that our elections would be secure?

  • Grandmother Deb’s Way

    Please stop denigrating Florida. Thousands of us volunteers worked countless hours to try to protect the voters on Election Day and later to oversee the mandatory recounts. We feel bad enough about the results as it is without being collectively called assholes and even worse names in social media and on shows like yours. I’m very disappointed in you, Trevor. Your mama taught you better.

  • Nate Lofties
    Nate Lofties 6 months ago

    Hows about we pay some taxes so we can get decent voting machines and stuff? Donald I'm looking at you.

  • Ahmed Hossain Anik
    Ahmed Hossain Anik 6 months ago

    Last Advice for you Mr. Helal

  • Eric Champlin
    Eric Champlin 6 months ago +3

    "Lets call it an electoral booboooooooo"

  • Deanna Jackson
    Deanna Jackson 6 months ago

    I think we just hit peak Florida...

  • Gamenetreviews
    Gamenetreviews 6 months ago

    Subliminal message at 2:46

  • Jace Cavacini
    Jace Cavacini 6 months ago

    Why do i get the impression that republicans would be happy to eliminate elections entirely?

  • Aurora 131313
    Aurora 131313 6 months ago +1

    Team Gillum

  • b1aflatoxin
    b1aflatoxin 6 months ago

    Florida = Idiocracy. From water and sewage to voting, its all fucked.
    I can imagine how bad they'll fuck-up their sea walls needed to mitigate sea level rise. I bet they hand out Gatorade to everyone after all the freshwater becomes toxic. :/

  • Ashley Thomas
    Ashley Thomas 6 months ago

    Has Trevor never been to Olive Garden?? The bread sticks don't need to be ordered...

  • Benina39
    Benina39 6 months ago

    What’s the point of me getting everyone to vote if the system is broken. They don’t care, they had more then enough time to fix those machines. As a Floridian, this state is backwards on EVERYTHING!

  • Momz Davis
    Momz Davis 6 months ago +1

    Good Ole Flaaawwwda finna brang back slavery too yawl! Wees already gots Harriet Tubman over da ballots see? LOL!

  • Astrobrant2
    Astrobrant2 6 months ago

    Well, let's be fair. Who would ever expect a state like FLORIDA to have a hurricane contingency plan for voters??? (And for early NOVEMBER elections, of all things!!)


  • Ricky
    Ricky 6 months ago

    from a statistical point of view, noticing the spot on the paper could be considered independent of who they voted for. therefore, the sample of people who voted in the senate race are considered to be representative of the entire population of voters. but of course, this is unacceptable because of the gravity of the situation. the margin is so small that anything could happen

  • Jessica Ratchford
    Jessica Ratchford 6 months ago

    Did any one notice the glitch on 2:46

  • Guided Meditation
    Guided Meditation 6 months ago

    The ugly Bald woman needs to go to prison In Florida.

  • Jeremy Mwangi
    Jeremy Mwangi 6 months ago

    I mean her face literally says it all 🤦☠️

  • Jon
    Jon 6 months ago

    'Electorial boo boo'

  • Boris Indigo
    Boris Indigo 6 months ago

    That class president joke flew right over the audiences head.

  • Semity
    Semity 6 months ago

    The Mid Terms - MUCH sounding like a Third World Country more and more everyday.

  • ForTheSakeOf SanityAndSuch

    "Im so strong" 😂

  • Kate
    Kate 6 months ago

    What the fuck..?

  • Marcus A. Rivera
    Marcus A. Rivera 6 months ago

    Like always with the crying and whinnying.

  • tmanepic
    tmanepic 6 months ago

    Florida: America's mental asylum

  • The Johnson
    The Johnson 6 months ago

    Cut off Rick Scott pretty quick there wonder if he said more that gave context?

  • Nikolas Martin
    Nikolas Martin 6 months ago

    This is America. Florida slippin' up. Brenda be trippin' now.

  • orlando g
    orlando g 6 months ago

    Trevor Noah just shit on me and I laughed ... welcome to Florida.

  • Thomas Thobaben
    Thomas Thobaben 6 months ago

    The whole rest of the USA can vote and nothing happens but Florida, its another whole problem. WTF? Why can't Florida get its S%[email protected] together?

  • Taylor Westlake
    Taylor Westlake 6 months ago

    Sorry the cut to blue is closer to 2:46

  • Taylor Westlake
    Taylor Westlake 6 months ago

    Did anyone notice the cut to blue at 2:47

  • Taylor Westlake
    Taylor Westlake 6 months ago

    Anyone notice that cut to blue almost just a frame

  • Patra Letbetter
    Patra Letbetter 6 months ago

    Embarrassing of year 2018😂😂

  • Ja Jose
    Ja Jose 6 months ago

    Did no one notice the frame glitch at 2:46?

  • Republiken
    Republiken 6 months ago

    Wait, the US doesnt count their votes by hand and it still takes this long?

  • カイザク
    カイザク 6 months ago

    It's been 18 years+ since BUSH vs. GORE... WTH, Florida? :/

  • william louie
    william louie 6 months ago

    Florida didn't learned from the last election screw up between Al Gores and Bush. Where Al Gores actually won Florida. WTF.

  • Tatiana Girma
    Tatiana Girma 6 months ago

    Florida assholes, vote in July... good advise

  • Catherine L.
    Catherine L. 6 months ago

    Despite the blue wave in the House, the midterms secured Trump’s second term in 2020 because as he said himself, he will blame Democrats for not getting anything done, and that will appeal to his base and they’ll believe it.

  • Eb theDoc
    Eb theDoc 6 months ago

    Dynamite.”… vote in July!”

  • MRV
    MRV 6 months ago

    Republicans are the real criminals. They can never grab their own balls to admit they are criminals and corrupted GOP.

  • Sven Nielsen
    Sven Nielsen 6 months ago

    Fraud is fraud. End of story. The results do not end up, so the fraud is clear.

  • Isaac Kamau
    Isaac Kamau 6 months ago

    Florida never disappoints! It’s like all the crazy people were rounded up and sent there.

  • Juliette Prevost
    Juliette Prevost 6 months ago

    There's years between each election. HOW DO YOU WAIT TILL THE EXACT DAY TO FUCK UP ?? 😂

  • Utha
    Utha 6 months ago

    Florida would have been better off with manual counting from the start. Those machines have just ended up wasting time and who knows how many false counts there have been. I would be interested to see just how accurate (or inaccurate) these machines are.

  • Lakeitha Tobin
    Lakeitha Tobin 6 months ago

    Lord throw the whole Florida away 😂😂

  • Hadi hadi
    Hadi hadi 6 months ago

    So...america can spend a billion dollar for weapon but...not for a new voting counting machine?

  • Fran Tackle
    Fran Tackle 6 months ago

    O know Water Buffalos came out of nowhere but the testament of manhood had to continue. Jeff took out 2 of the beast with a cold stare that I jumped off to save 2 children standing precariously in the stampede. I cartwheeled right back and bit Jeff's right armpit , making him let go of the water buffaloes horns ...... wtfu movement

  • Nick30468
    Nick30468 6 months ago

    nope, I'm sorry. There's no denying that florida's elections have become a running joke in the country (and rightfully so) but that is not a valid excuse to stop counting votes. that's the whole premise of this country. you vote, you're not run by a king. that joke of a president and his followers are flat out unamerican if that's the best argument they've got. this is not a left or right issue. you count the damn votes. If the people support you, you'll get the votes. if not, the other side will. It's not complicated. You want this to stop being an issue? you solve the problem with the election comittee in that state, get rid of those who cannot do their jobs properly. Don't make up nonsense and demand that they stop counting the votes
    It's that same stupid "illegals are voting" argument all over again. really? you can't even get the majority of legal immigrants to vote as most just want to be left alone with their lives and jobs and not draw attention from the government, but yet we have morons who think illegals will risk deportation by walking into a government event to fake a vote? That's some grade-a thinking there.
    and while I'm ranting about people stupidly blaming election fraud when they don't like something, stop blaming russia for trump. russia intervened with their emotion-triggering ads, that was bad. but it's our country's citizen's fault for being dumb enough to fall for it. they did not rig or hack anything. If you want to blame someone for that orange idiot, blame the people who didn't vote. It *always* comes down to people not doing their jobs when feeling overly comfortable. Perhaps trump really did "make america great again" just for that voter turn out these last midterms. That's something that should be the norm, not the exception. Hopefully that continues to be the norm going forward.

  • Daphene White
    Daphene White 6 months ago

    All this SHIT happen under the watch of Governor Rick Scott for the last 8 years. Remember what they say "The Buck Stops Here--> Rick Scott. His Fiscal responsibilities if NOT greasing the Palms of others and cuts in funding for Departments within the states has been sickening.

  • sjhmagic1
    sjhmagic1 6 months ago

    why the hell florida can't use computer voting machines like normal people!?

  • walpurga
    walpurga 6 months ago

    2:46 spooky

  • Daniel A. Valadez
    Daniel A. Valadez 6 months ago

    Anyone notices a small frame from time stamps 2:45-2:46?

  • rleb blco l
    rleb blco l 6 months ago


  • Melissia Franklin
    Melissia Franklin 6 months ago

    I don't blame her she was following orders

  • Angelina Russo
    Angelina Russo 6 months ago

    this state is such a disappointment. i apologize on behalf of my idiot state. i promise our democrats here in pinellas/hillsborough were out and loud about it. aaaaaaaaaaaaggggggggghhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhjhagdjfjasgasjascgfdgfdgf

    VALMER LYNN 6 months ago

    Emailssss......😬😬😬😬😬😬😬 hilary wth

    VALMER LYNN 6 months ago +1

    Unethical liberals. 😅😅😅😅😅😅😅 steal this election.....im in tears.....2:12 that moment every conservative screamed "lock her the fuck up this is a travesty for fuck sake ahhhhhhh.....yep im going to shoot up a walmart tommorrow enough is enough goddamitt......"

  • Haxyn Trump
    Haxyn Trump 6 months ago

    So true.

  • Caesar Medina
    Caesar Medina 6 months ago

    So both parties can spend millions and freaking more millions on tv adds and to pay people to call me 10 times a week, but they cant buy some new machinery to make sure the vote are counted right the first time and ASAP? Well of course not, then if they lose they cant point at a broken machine and say that's why. Also, with early voting becoming more and more the majority of votes, shouldn't there be less votes to count or recount? You figure between the last day of early voting and actual voting day, they would use the time to confirm every vote is 100% correct.

  • Darth Bane
    Darth Bane 6 months ago

    As a Floridian, I was about to jokingly say “Florida is my city,” but then I remembered Florida City actually existed.

  • Willie Baidy
    Willie Baidy 6 months ago

    Speechless - I live in Florida - Disgusting - Embarrassing - Hilarious and the honest truth - I Vote Trevor Noah for Florida - DWL

  • Aime Adekunle
    Aime Adekunle 6 months ago

    Elon got fucked for one tweet 😂 dam stupid

  • Sandals Guy
    Sandals Guy 6 months ago

    Ah I see voter fraud only exist when your loseing, when you win its like he says he dosent care because hes winning

  • Allison Lear
    Allison Lear 6 months ago

    I love the last line he says.

  • Because I’m Batman!!
    Because I’m Batman!! 6 months ago

    What i don’t get is that they put a woman that’s over 70 years old in charge off the ballets.
    Old people aren’t allowed to drive in a car because it would be dangerous for themselves and society and you let one of them in CHARGE of ballets?!

  • Tyg Rahof
    Tyg Rahof 6 months ago

    Florida election office is starting to make going to the DMV look good...

  • kojo atta
    kojo atta 6 months ago

    Trevor come on am a fun and a Floridian

  • mike bauer
    mike bauer 6 months ago

    Trevor Noah is a racist!

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  • Benchmark October
    Benchmark October 6 months ago

    Voting? florida lol Miami, in particular, is a city run by non-patriotic 'citizens', nobody in government cares about laws, or rules it's a joke! I moved here from Washington, DC and see it as a free for all copy & paste society with no desire to join American society.

  • Ryukachoo
    Ryukachoo 6 months ago +1

    To be fair, voting departments nation get under funded constantly, so them screwing up is inevitable.

  • Maikeru Dabittsu
    Maikeru Dabittsu 6 months ago

    This shit doesn't even happen in South Africa, Jesus America is disgusting

  • K. Alyssa Hellman
    K. Alyssa Hellman 6 months ago

    Just when you think you can’t like this guy any more, ya do! And sh*t, America, let’s get it together!

  • DizzyDez90
    DizzyDez90 6 months ago

    Every time one of these guys talk about Florida I just end up wondering if they’ve ever been here

  • Alex Coronel
    Alex Coronel 6 months ago

    Just change her with another one.

  • The Price of Freedom
    The Price of Freedom 6 months ago

    Ah yes, the 2 party game of finger pointing. Absolute idiots believe this garbage. Democrats have absolutely no platform, except socialism and victim politics. And the Republicans, at least half of them are on the Democrat payroll. But, theyre all "fighting for our rights!" ..They care sooo much about us, the serfs. Give me a break, what a joke. Bandwagon political sports team fans are a joke too. Red team, blue team. Dummies. Im surrounded by tax cattle.

  • Liz G
    Liz G 6 months ago +1

    Voting in the US is like someone playing with a laserpointer with a cat. Voters are the cat. Repubs are holding the pointer.

  • Kimmy Smiley
    Kimmy Smiley 6 months ago


  • Kimmy Smiley
    Kimmy Smiley 6 months ago

    My fear is that THIS is our LAST MAJOR ELECTION... here comes our DICTATOR?

  • TheWalletWaffling
    TheWalletWaffling 6 months ago

    Well, Florida isn't smartest thing...when it come to vote.

    ABDUL RAHIM 6 months ago

    Been waiting this ever since saw meme

  • Erroneous Botch
    Erroneous Botch 6 months ago

    Fuck you if you vote Republican

  • JJoe
    JJoe 6 months ago

    Democrats tried to rig elections in Florida, why is that fact conveniently ignored?

  • Deacon Verter
    Deacon Verter 6 months ago

    Actual vote-swaying by multi-voters? Nil. Actual swaying of the will of the people by devious vote suppression? Massive.

  • bchlovr
    bchlovr 6 months ago

    “Unethical liberals” ?!? Trump is the most unethical person in the world!

  • Deacon Verter
    Deacon Verter 6 months ago +1

    True electile dysfunction. I can't believe Scott did so well. He's so bought he should sport a bar code!

  • Rodrigo Aires Matias Sebastião

    trump is holding a mac 10 not an uzi