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  • Murphy wins; West supporters skeptical

    11/10/2012 1:20:19 PM PST · by LeoWindhorse · 75 replies
    Palm Beach Post ^ | Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 | Palm Beach Post Staff Writer
    At 4:45 a.m. today, after 21-hours of non-stop ballot copying and counting, Democratic candidate Patrick Murphy defeated Republican U.S. Rep. Allen West for the District 18 congressional seat. The final tally — still considered unofficial — put Murphy ahead of West by 2,429 votes. Overall, Murphy captured 166,799 votes to West’s 164,370 in District 18, which spans portions of Martin, St. Lucie and Palm Beach counties. An automatic recount is triggered by a margin of 0.5 percent. Murphy’s lead gives him a .7 percent advantage. All ballots in Martin and St. Lucie counties have been counted.
  • Vanity: No more excuses It falls ultimately on the nominee for this lose not political shenanigans.

    11/07/2012 2:39:36 AM PST · by Bigtigermike · 42 replies
    Wednesday July 7, 2012
    The Pravda-like corrupt national media, Zombie voters and dirty shenanigans are no excuse for losing this election because unfortunately these were a giving no matter who was the nominee - from Romney to Santorum to Newt or even if Sarah had ran and became the nominee - these things would have happen and for anyone to have beaten Obama but we would expect our nominee to have a strategy to negate or at least lessen these handicaps. If we can't even do that then we ought to just shut the whole thing down and cede the country if we can't...
  • Update: Rep. Allen West in close race (Rep. Allen West loses reelection)

    11/06/2012 11:21:35 PM PST · by KantianBurke · 93 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 7th, 2012 | Alexandra Jaffe
    Freshman Republican Rep. Allen West (Fla.) lost to Democrat Patrick Murphy in one of the closest, nastiest races in the nation, according to MSNBC election projections.