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Allen West Recount Denied

jimwg2 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 5:48 PM
What are you scared of, judge? If no one has anything to fear, just do the recount!
JustWondering Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 6:19 PM
As the article says:


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 election night.

Don't think the judge is scared. Just doing what is legal.
Sonny13 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 9:31 PM
Then why did he take the case in the first place? I don't buy his answer.

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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