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It's Over: West Concedes

C'mon Man Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 4:35 PM
Unlike some black conservatives and Republicans I know, I don’t think the party should appeal to voters based on skin color. I criticize white Republicans when they do it, and I’m disappointed when right-leaning blacks encourage them to do it.

After a long two week recount battle, Col. Allen West has conceded to Democratic opponent Patrick Murphy in the race for Florida's 18th congressional district. West issued a statement early this morning on his Facebook page about his decision, strongly emphasizing his campaign's efforts to preserve a fair and clean democratic process.

For two weeks since Election Day, we have been working to ensure every vote is counted accurately and fairly.  We have made progress towards that goal, thanks to the dedication of our supporters and their unrelenting efforts to protect the integrity of the democratic...

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