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Allen West,Patrick Murphy race results update: St.Lucie board to consider early vote retabulation
wptv ^ | Friday November 16, 2012 ; 1:13 PM | Alex Sanz

Posted on 11/16/2012 12:08:21 PM PST by Red Steel

FORT PIERCE, Fla. -- The St. Lucie County Canvassing Board is expected to decide on Friday whether to retabulate some or all early votes cast ahead of Election Day.

This, on the same day a St. Lucie County judge hears a request from U.S. Rep. Allen West to recount all of the early votes cast in the race for the 18th Congressional district.

West, the Tea Party favorite who appeared to be headed for defeat after Democrat Patrick Murphy was projected to win the race, has refused to concede.

“We are within 249 votes of a mandatory recount,” West said this week. “All we are saying is do the right thing by the voters and do the full early vote recount because that is where the issue is.”

After a partial recount of ballots cast during the final three days of early voting in St. Lucie County, Murphy led West by about 1,900 votes or a margin of more than 0.5 percent — more than what would trigger an automatic recount.

“It stands to reason that if the remaining early votes were to be recounted, additional errors would be uncovered and the tabulation of votes revised accordingly,” Allen West for Congress said in a statement.

The campaign called the recount a “sham” and said all eight days of early voting in St. Lucie County should be have been recounted.

David Drury, a Florida Division of Elections bureau chief, arrived in St. Lucie County on Wednesday to begin an audit of how the county’s canvassing board ran the election.

A spokesperson for Secretary of State Ken Detzner said he expected Drury and two others from the state’s Bureau of Voting Systems Certification to remain in St. Lucie County through the weekend.

Last week, a Palm Beach County Circuit Court judge denied a request by West to impound voting machines and recount ballots.

Late Thursday, West's attorneys said they had discovered possible discrepancies in St. Lucie County after a review of early and absentee ballot information.

Nearly 1,000 votes may be in question, according to Tim Edson, Allen West for Congress campaign manager.

In a letter to Detzner, attorneys said 110 early votes were cast in a precinct that didn’t have enough early voters to support the number of votes cast.

Four hundred eighty-eight people cast early votes in precinct 28, they said, but election returns showed 499 early votes were counted.

Attorneys also raised concerns about 121 voters they said had returned absentee ballots but did not appear to have been assigned precinct.

Earlier, volunteer attorneys for West had petitioned Detzner to conduct a preliminary investigation into the election and for a machine recount in three counties.

Attorneys Mark Young and Jeffrey Scott Shapiro said 809 votes disappeared when the St. Lucie County Supervisor of Elections retabulated the final three days of early votes on Sunday.

Young and Shapiro said the missing votes, which accounted for 3.2 percent of the retabulated votes, amounted to an irregularity.

After the retabulation, West received a net increase of 535 votes over Murphy.

“On faith and belief, if this trend continues, for the remaining votes, the final outcome of the Congressional election could change,” Yound and Shapiro said.

More than 330,000 votes were cast in the race.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: electionfraud; votefraud; voterfraud

1 posted on 11/16/2012 12:08:31 PM PST by Red Steel
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To: Red Steel

Just read the judge denied West’s request.


2 posted on 11/16/2012 12:11:40 PM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: ilovesarah2012

I entered it all but it seems lost in space.


3 posted on 11/16/2012 12:13:19 PM PST by 3D-JOY (If there were no United States Armed Forces there would be no United States of America)
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To: Red Steel

Stay on the ba$tids Colonel West!

Many elections were stolen across our nation. And you were the only one to fight these Fascists. HOORAW!


4 posted on 11/16/2012 12:13:23 PM PST by Candor7 (Obama fascism article: http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Appeal it !


5 posted on 11/16/2012 12:14:05 PM PST by Candor7 (Obama fascism article: http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Source?


6 posted on 11/16/2012 12:16:40 PM PST by Candor7 (Obama fascism article: http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: Candor7

Thanked them for their preparation but Judge ruled not in his ability to rule based on the info, or something like that, but seemed to throw it back to the Supervisor of Elections to do it correctly!

He is a soft spoken man and hard to hear on TV live feed.


7 posted on 11/16/2012 12:17:02 PM PST by 3D-JOY (If there were no United States Armed Forces there would be no United States of America)
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To: Red Steel

Colonel West stood for America and our troops - I stand with Colonel West.


8 posted on 11/16/2012 12:17:02 PM PST by Gator113 (I would have voted for NEWT, now it's Romney & Ryan.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: Candor7

Free Republic, of course.


9 posted on 11/16/2012 12:17:50 PM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: Red Steel

Just count the damn votes. Appeal it.

Fight on Col. West!


10 posted on 11/16/2012 12:19:39 PM PST by TigerClaws
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To: 3D-JOY
Unfortunately, I think the law there gives the local supervisor the right to tabulate according to her discretion.
11 posted on 11/16/2012 12:20:04 PM PST by what's up
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To: Red Steel

What group of ballots was that ‘mystery 4,000 uptick’ in that happened in the wee hours of the morning???


12 posted on 11/16/2012 12:23:37 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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To: Red Steel

“... do the full early vote recount because that is where the issue is.”

I will NEVER, EVER vote early under any circumstances. I am convinced that those are the votes that become problematic, for one reason or another.... it is too easy for them to be mishandled.


13 posted on 11/16/2012 12:24:58 PM PST by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: Red Steel

Judge is saying that he can’t do anything until the votes are certified. Here is the county’s last chance to do the right thing:

ST. LUCIE COUNTY CANVASSING BOARD

NOTICE OF ADDITION TO NOVEMBER 16, 2012 AGENDA

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the following item shall be added to the
agenda for the November 16, 2102 meeting of the St. Lucie County Canvassing
Board to be held in the office of the St. Lucie County Supervisor of Elections,
Orange Blossom Business Center, 4132 Okeechobee Road, Fort Pierce, Florida:

A.1. Consideration of the retabulation of any or all early voting ballots
cast for the November 6, 2012 General Election.

The Additions item will be heard at 4:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as may be
heard.

http://www.slcelections.com/Pdf%20Docs/public%20notices/notice%20of%20addition.pdf


14 posted on 11/16/2012 12:25:31 PM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: what's up

My understanding was that this was to force a recount based on irregularities and not the .5% auto recount. (then the cost would not be charged to West)

The judge mentioned appeal and seemed to lecture the Supervisor of Elections on the duty of the office.

Well the way now is to pay for the total recount, not the partial of early voting that was requested, and where the big change came election night. ( campaign funds can not be used, be sure to give to recount solicitations if it goes forward)

We need to hear from the group meeting at the Board of elections NOW.


15 posted on 11/16/2012 12:31:07 PM PST by 3D-JOY (If there were no United States Armed Forces there would be no United States of America)
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To: Red Steel

Judge denies recount

http://www.wptv.com/dpp/news/political/allen-west-patrick-murphy-race-update-st-lucie-co-judge-denies-west-request-to-recount-early-vote


16 posted on 11/16/2012 12:33:06 PM PST by Ray76
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To: Uncle Chip

3:00 PM rally outside...no word from there yet.


17 posted on 11/16/2012 12:33:52 PM PST by 3D-JOY (If there were no United States Armed Forces there would be no United States of America)
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To: Red Steel

Nobody else is fighting vote fraud like Allen West. Therefore vote fraud does not exist.

Nobody but Sheriff Joe is inquiring into Soetoro’s documents, therefore there is nothing wrong with them.

I’m beginning to understand how the Republican Party works. This explains the Romney campaign’s decision to ignore all issues except the economy.


18 posted on 11/16/2012 12:38:27 PM PST by Arthur McGowan (If you're FOR sticking scissors in a baby girl's neck and sucking out her brains, you are PRO-WOMAN!)
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To: 3D-JOY
This was not the automatic recount because West hasn't reached the .5 yet. Likely the recount would be triggered if all early ballots were counted (which obviously is what the fracas is about).

From what I understand the Judge's hands are tied for the time being. It's up to the Supervisor to decide what should be tabulated before certification.

However, I think that once the vote is certified, West can again bring the challenge to the court and the court can then rule.

19 posted on 11/16/2012 12:40:39 PM PST by what's up
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To: what's up

You are correct. Auto recount is just that. Recount based on irregularities is hard to prove when you have not yet seen the totals and sign in books.

Paying for the recount is the alternative and the funds are being raised.

“funny numbers” election night and her admission and voluntary partial recount just did not do it for the judge at this time. He mentioned appeal in his ruling as well as responsibility of the Board to do an accurate count.

Don’t give up yet. West won the other 2 counties involved, but I have not read the total votes there so do not know what they add to the total in St.Lucie County. It must not be a large number.


20 posted on 11/16/2012 12:58:47 PM PST by 3D-JOY (If there were no United States Armed Forces there would be no United States of America)
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To: Red Steel

US House Speaker West File.


21 posted on 11/16/2012 1:00:41 PM PST by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: 3D-JOY

how much is a full recount ?....


22 posted on 11/16/2012 1:21:41 PM PST by cherry
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To: cherry

We need to ‘Stand with West’ and show him ‘Our Support’ with a contribution.

Go to - http://www.allenwestforcongress.com/ - Recount Fund


23 posted on 11/16/2012 1:32:43 PM PST by Java4Jay (The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.)
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http://www.slcelections.com/Pdf%20Docs/2012%20General/GEMS%20SOVC%20REPORT.pdf


24 posted on 11/16/2012 1:36:35 PM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: All

What most refuse to acknowledge is that it was unlikely that ANYBODY could have beaten the voter fraud planned and perpetrated by the Obama machine. They seem to prefer pointing fingers, blaming Romney and blathering on about Patraeus' sex life.


Col Allen West; "I don't want to see America become like Zimbabwe where people don’t trust their electoral process. If we cannot trust the integrity of the voting system then we are no longer a free republic".

Col West has opened the door.

We must fight election fraud.

It falls on ‘We the People’.

Silence is consent

There’s overwhelming evidence of fraud.- Here


_________________________________________________

MITT ROMNEY TWEETS ABOUT ELECTION FRAUD:

>MITT ROMNEY in 2012! ‏@PlanetRomney #tcot The Competent Conservative: Elections Have Not Yet Been Certified. Here’s What You Can Do: - Here

Excerpt from Mitt Romney's reference:

These elections are NOT certified yet. The only way to get this investigated, much less recounted or overturned, is through the Secretary of State of each of the five key states: Florida, Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. EVEN IF YOU ARE IN ANOTHER STATE you can help. But it won’t do any good to dilute our effort to challenge California or Michigan or other states. Until a major group gets involved to do more, here is the plan: Contact the Secretary of State of the state in question. See contact information below...

Read the rest- Here

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SARAH PALIN speaks out on Twitter about massive Obama machine voter fraud:

>Sarah Palin @SarahPalinUSA Between suppression of the military vote and voter fraud, Obama stole another election. http://www.canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/46302 …DEMAND A RECOUNT! #VoterFraud

>Sarah Palin;@SarahPalinUSA People need to stop pointing fingers within the GOP and investigate the Dems' massive voter fraud and suppression of the military vote.

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The website,'Barack Obama Vote Fraud 2012' is keeping a running account of cases of voter fraud and what to do about it:

(Astonishing list. Most prominent 'vote fraud site' on the net) > Visit the site- Here

Most of 'Obama Voter Fraud' activity is moving to FaceBook. 'Obama Voter Fraud Volunteers' Here
'Obama Voter Fraud' on FaceBook- Here

Sign their petition- over 99,000 and counting -cards, emails- Here

Another petition, The 'We The People' petition has 60,000 signatures and counting- Here

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'American Thinker'- "..Election stolen." Here-

'WND' List of voter fraud reports Here

'ATLAS SHRUGS' voter fraud list. 'Atlas Shrugs' has a list but cannot link. Contains video of eyewitness pollwatcher who verifies busload of Somalians bussed in, 95% spoke no english. Told to vote Obama. Google 'Atlas Shrugs voter fraud list'

< Hannity and Col Allan West slam voter fraud Nov 12- Here

Photo of SOMALIANS brought to Ohio voting stations by the busload, 95% of whom did not speak English, and told to vote for Obama, straight Dem ticket- Here

'Human Events', report pollwatcher eyewitness to busload of Somalians at Ohio poll, spoke no English, told to vote Obama Here

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Must watch videos!

VIDEO-- Programmer Testifies About Rigging Elections With Vote Counting- Here

VIDEO- Illegal Aliens Caught Voting and Stealing Elections In Florida In Vast Numbers- Here

VIDEO- MICHAEL SAVAGE: How Obama fixed the 2012 election- Here

VIDEO- Massive voter fraud discovered in April- Here

VIDEO- Whistle blower speaks out about voter fraud- Here

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We can not wait for 2014 and 2016 to regroup and figure out new strategies. By then it will be too late. The Marxist/Muslim usurper will have completed his planned distruction of America. That's what people fail to understand.

We must act NOW.

Start with the election. If we let the Rats get away with this massive voter fraud, we're no better than a bananna republic.

We must keep digging and pounding him every day, in every way we can- phony birth certificate, Benghazi, Fast and Furious, his hidden life, records....

We are FReepers. We must fight!

Those who shrug and accept this atrocity without a fight are not worthy to be called Freepers!




25 posted on 11/16/2012 1:39:50 PM PST by patriot08 (Native Texan)
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To: Red Steel

Lot of folks from all sides making money off this one
Looks like the powers that be meaning big dem and big pubbie do not want the Colonel.
Too much a tea partier??


26 posted on 11/16/2012 1:42:33 PM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO))
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http://enight.dos.state.fl.us/CountyReportingStatus/


27 posted on 11/16/2012 1:49:32 PM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: Red Steel

Where’s the Republican governor? He should have sent in the state police or national guard to seize and seal all voting machines and ballots. He’s probably afraid that the black pamper racists will call him a racist. Coward.


28 posted on 11/16/2012 3:51:28 PM PST by sergeantdave (The FBI has declared war on the Marine Corps)
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