Archive for November, 2012

“Firebrand Republican Rep. Allen West was defeated by Democratic challenger Patrick Murphy, according to the state’s vote count Saturday, but the incumbent won’t concede.

The state issued complete but unofficial results showing Murphy with a lead of 2,442 votes, or 50.4 percent. That’s beyond the half-percent margin needed to trigger an automatic recount. A handful of overseas and military ballots remain outstanding, but under state law the decision for a recount is based on Saturday’s count.”

Despite numbers saying his lost and a recount confirming as much, Rep. Allen West totally refuses to accept that he has been voted out of office. Cenk Uygur breaks down West‘s actions past and present.

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