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

mary anne24 Wrote: Nov 11, 2012 11:16 PM
I know that the founding fathers intended small government and more power to the states. There is no way the founding fathers would be in favor of what we have now...So at least tell the truth. This government under Obama is the opposite of the principles upon which our nation was founded and flourished.

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...