Allen West got his early-voting recount! They should recount his entire race. A recount is ordered at .5% and he’s at .58%. Given the irregularities, that is the least they could do.
Rep. West was targeted by the Democrats. He was redistricted into a fairly liberal district and then outspent.
Allen West’s crime was to be a Black Tea Party conservative. The Tea Party is comprised of conservatives, period, and they are the most unappreciated group of patriots out there. All they ask for is freedom and a fiscally-sound government. That’s apparently “extremism.”
via Seattle pi
FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) — A county canvassing board on Friday ordered a recount of early-voting ballots in the race between U.S. Rep. Allen West and Democrat Patrick Murphy, hours after a judge declined to do the same.
The St. Lucie County Canvassing Board voted 2-to-1 late Friday in favor of the move in the 18th Congressional District contest, in which Murphy is the unofficial victor. A series of tabulation errors by the county has raised suspicion among West’s campaign and its supporters and appeared to motivate the board’s favorable vote.
It was a victory for West, delivered just after a defeat for the Republican congressman and conservative firebrand in the courtroom. But whether it will change the result in the race, in which Murphy has a lead of 1,907 votes, remained to be seen…