Another defeat for GOP Rep. Allen West in his bid to retain his District 18 seat. On Sunday, elections officials missed their noon deadline to report results of a two-day recount. This will apparently seal the unofficial results giving the win to Democrat Patrick Murphy.
Eleven days after the Nov. 6 election, election workers in St. Lucie County begun a recount of early votes in the race between Republican U.S. Rep. Allen West and Patrick Murphy, the man who apparently unseated him.
Congressman Allen West is quickly running out of options to try and save the Congressional seat he lost to Democrat Patrick Murphy on November 6.
Former Congressman Allen West hasn’t conceded the election to Representative-elect Patrick Murphy, but West may have another job lined up for him if he chooses to finally concede.
Congressman Allen West is still asking for a full recount after losing the election to democrat Patrick Murphy last Tuesday.
In the hotly contested Florida District 18 congressional race, a partial recount Sunday in St. Lucie County gave incumbent Allen West a slight bump, but not enough to warrant a full recount or end threats of a lawsuit from his campaign.
Four days after the election, Florida has finally tallied up its votes. “It’s done. It’s finished,” voter Norma Cameron said. “Thank God.”
A Palm Beach County Judge has rejected a request by lawyers for Republican Congressman Allen West’s campaign to impound voting machines and recount paper ballots.
Republican Congressman Allen West’s lawsuit over his loss in Florida’s 18th Congressional District has been delayed until Friday.
Republican Congressman Allen West appears to have lost his bid for re-election in District 18 to Democrat Patrick Murphy. But West isn’t going down without a fight.