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UPDATE: Partial Recount in Tight Florida House Race Between West and Murphy

freefromlibs Wrote: Nov 11, 2012 4:20 PM
If over 100% voted shouldn't that be an automatic recount? Can someone also check on counties in Ohio the rumor mill is going crazy. Someone is stating that Cuyahoga County had 100% turn out all 100% votes went to Obama. This just can't be true. With such voter apathy in our country are you telling me Philadelphia had a 99% voter turn out? I wish someone would just list the break down by county white, black, hispanic, chinese. Yes race and income. I think Obama got the very rich and the very poor.

Florida officials have ordered a partial recount in the race between Republican Allen West and his challenger Democrat Patrick Murphy. As we reported yesterday, there was over 100% turnout in several precincts in St. Lucie County, Florida. The election officials in that county announced late yesterday that there would be an emergency meeting Sunday morning at 7 AM.

It turns out this emergency meeting was set up to recount the ballots cast during early voting. It is estimated that roughly 37,000 early ballots were cast.

West, who has refused to concede the race, is currently trailing...