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Allen West Recount Denied

Imiss40 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 5:31 PM
Just another hurdle to leap for Col West. I don't believe that this will halt his efforts.
Stan306 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 5:35 PM
Let us hope not - the issues with how the counts were handled are too numerous to simply ignore.

The title of the article is not accurate. The judge decided that he could not grant their request because of limitations in his authority. (an odd thing all to itself...) That's not a decision against West.

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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