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Allen West Recount Denied

kpistol Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 4:03 PM
exactly. They said that 1000 votes were fed through twice and that when that was done, 80% of those votes were for Murphy. If they do a full recount, I would bet that West was the true winner. I'm not usually a betting person.

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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