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Allen West Recount Denied

TXTRUTH Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 5:42 PM
But I thought the democrats wanted to make sure every vote was counted. Guess not so much when it does not benifit them.
Real_American_Dave Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 5:47 PM
Did you read the article, Bozo Brain?

"After West filed his complaint Tuesday in St. Lucie County circuit court, the canvassing board on Thursday scheduled a meeting for this afternoon to consider a full recount of early votes."

The judge said he didn't have the authority to rule on it. It will still happen. Get a clue.

Real_American_Dave Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 5:54 PM
In denying West’s motion, Vaughn noted the canvassing board is considering the issue at a meeting this afternoon. The judge also said that West has other legal remedies — specifically mentioning a statute that allows a candidate to contest an election within 10 days of the final certification of results. That certification is scheduled for Tuesday.

Yes, idiots who think judges can do anything they like. The judge deferred to proper procedures for a remedy.
Dave M Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 6:19 PM
Would you like to explain why this standard did NOT apply in 2000?
rightmostofthetime Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 6:45 PM
"Yes, idiots who think judges can do anything they like."

Unfortunately, liberal judges CAN do anything they like. They just rewrite the law.

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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