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Allen West Recount Denied

rightmostofthetime Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 10:53 PM
Did you READ my post, rural? I said not all government jobs are bad. Government creates government jobs. It does not create jobs in the private sector, except when it gets out of the way and lets private enterprise proceed. I'm arguing with idiots, and I'm done.

A judge has denied Rep. Allen West's request for a recount in the race for Florida's 18th Congressional District due to a lack of authority.

A judge today denied U.S. Rep. Allen West‘s request that he order a recount of 37,379 ballots from early voting in St. Lucie County — effectively leaving the decision up to the county’s canvassing board, which meets today at 4 p.m.

Circuit Judge Dan Vaughn said he did not have the authority to order the recount, which West wanted after problems emerged in the counting of early votes on...

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