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It's Over: West Concedes

deltagreen Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 1:14 PM
Not so much he lost his base as the party establishment changed his base. The new district was less competitive with more Democrats. They had it in for him in Tallahassee and DC. Those spineless leaders of the GOP can't stand someone who speaks truth to power, like the whole darn Progressive Caucus is just a bunch of dang commies.

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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