With more than 70 percent of precincts reporting, Florida appears headed for an automatic recount as the vote tally between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama is ridiculously close, and third-party candidate Gary Johnson’s vote total covers the difference.

Johnson has some new fans in Florida who didn’t vote for him.


In any case, a margin of difference of less than a half-percent triggers an automatic paper ballot recount. And what could go wrong with a recount in Florida?