The state of Florida says Republican Rep. Allen West lost his re-election bid by 2,442 votes. West, however, refuses to concede.
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.
Allen West has long been a Tea Party favorite. His bombastic language and fiery rhetoric – he recently said of President Obama: “I can’t stand the guy, I absolutely can’t stand the guy” – has won him the unswerving support among conservatives.