A Palm Beach county election worker pauses as he counts ballots from election day in Riviera Beach, Fla., Friday, Nov. 9, 2012. A request by Rep. Allen West to impound ballots and voti

 

              A Palm Beach county election worker pauses as he counts ballots from election day in Riviera Beach, Fla., Friday, Nov. 9, 2012.  A request by Rep. Allen West to impound ballots and voti
A Palm Beach county election worker pauses as he counts ballots from election day in Riviera Beach, Fla., Friday, Nov. 9, 2012. A request by Rep. Allen West to impound ballots and voting machines was denied Friday, setting an uncertain path forward in his quest for re-election. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)