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Allen West Recount Denied

CVN65 Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 12:24 PM
I love the last portion. The "winner" will sue to stop a recount. How droll. If this was the other way around they would have already started the recount and any attempt by West to stop it would be accompanied by nationwide liberal wailing about voter suppression and disenfranchisement.

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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