Although the Republican candidate was declared the victor on Tuesday night, the governor's race in Florida appears close to a recount.
"On Tuesday night, the Gillum for Governor campaign operated with the best information available about the number of outstanding ballots left to count", the statement read.
The campaign for Andrew Gillum announced Thursday it was bringing on Barry Richard, a lawyer who worked on the Florida recount in 2000, to handle operations for a possible statewide recount.
If the margin in a statewide race is less than 0.5 percent, the secretary of state, Ken Detzner, is required to order a machine recount.
NBC News has called DeSantis the "apparent" victor in the governor race, while votes are still being counted in places like Broward County and margins appear to be tightening slightly.
Mr Gillum trails Mr DeSantis now by less than 38,000 votes, which is in recount range if the margin holds. Bill Nelson closer to their Republican opponents Ron DeSantis and Gov. Rick Scott. Bill Nelson by an even tighter margin in the U.S. Senate race: Scott is ahead by 17,344, or 0.22 percent.
The bodies in charge of re-counting votes according to Florida law are called "canvassing boards", and they're comprised of the county supervisor of elections, a circuit court judge and the chair of the county commission.Once a recount is ordered, the canvassing board tests its voting machines to make sure there was no technical error.
The Sunshine State is no stranger to lengthy post-election battles.
More than 8.2 million ballots were cast in Florida's election, according to the state Division of Elections web site. When those machine recounts indicate the margin is less than a quarter of 1 percent, it automatically triggers a manual recount. They had counted more than 695,700 ballots counted by early Thursday morning.
Although Gillum conceded the race to DeSantis, Gillum's campaign said Thursday it was "open" to the idea of asking elections officials to conduct a recount due to late ballots coming in.
Provisional ballots are given to voters who don't have proper ID or whose names don't show up on the rolls at the precinct. Between provisional and other late ballots, it might be this weekend before results are in.
"Voters in white working-class areas are becoming more conservative - and hard-line conservative - and more Republican-aligned", Isbell said".
Update: Marco Rubio's steamed about how Broward and Palm Beach counties are handling their responsibilities.
Marc Elias, a Washington lawyer on Nelson's team, said the candidate was demanding a recount. Scott has accused him of trying to "steal" the election.
"By releasing information for those who completed a provisional ballot, it may be possible to determine how that individual cast their ballot in specific contests, thereby violating both Florida Statutes and the Florida Constitution with their right to cast a secret ballot", he said.
It's unknown how many provisional ballots have been cast statewide in Florida this year.
"We're doing this not just because it's automatic, but we're doing it to win", Elias said in a statement to the Times.
Meanwhile, the race for U.S. Senate in Florida has narrowed so much that it could trigger a recount by hand.
When additional ballots began narrowing DeSantis' margin of victory on November 7, Gillum tweeted: "I'm looking forward to seeing every vote counted". "The margin may change by a couple thousand, but it's not going to change the outcome of the election".