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Allen West Dominating Democratic Opponent in Florida

Mainstream_American Wrote: Oct 19, 2012 11:53 AM
Allen West is a winner. They tried to re-district him out of his congressional seat and his response was to come up with an effective strategy to win in a new, heavily Democratic district. If he were in a "safer" district, he would probably be in position for a high level House Leadership post - maybe even Speaker.

Apparently, this political ad from September worked:


Rep. Allen West is beating his Democratic opponent Patrick Murphy in the race for a newly drawn Florida congressional district by nine points according to a new poll released yesterday.

Among likely voters surveyed, 51 percent support West and 42 percent back Murphy. Eight percent are undecided.

The same poll, conducted by Public Policy Polling (PPP), found Mitt Romney leading President Barack Obama in District 18 by a 50 percent to 45 percent margin.