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Judge denies Rep. West’s
motion to impound ballots

Associated Press, by Matt Sedensky

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 11/10/2012 5:53:19 AM

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A Florida judge has denied Republican Rep. Allen West’s request to impound ballots and voting machines, dealing a blow to West’s re-election chances. Circuit Judge David Crow on Friday said West’s request was “entirely premature.” The judge said vote-counting procedures are in place and being followed. Democratic challenger Patrick Murphy holds a lead in the race for the South Florida seat. An unofficial tally puts him above the threshold for a recount. The ruling was a defeat for West, but his side claimed victory anyway. An attorney for West says the campaign was simply trying

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: doodah, 11/10/2012 6:18:40 AM     (No. 9004504)

I was hoping West could get an honest recount. Still believe election was stolen, see yesterday´s Ulsterman´s report. Too many Repubs lost in states where they were ahead.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: pickle1, 11/10/2012 6:24:27 AM     (No. 9004508)

Get another judge.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: pickle1, 11/10/2012 6:25:57 AM     (No. 9004510)

The voters shoould demand loud and clear that West motion to impound votes be granted.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Spidey, 11/10/2012 6:40:10 AM     (No. 9004527)

West spoke the truth about most House dems being communists and they couldn´t take the truth getting out. I hope he starts running for president soon,I´d be more than happy to vote for him.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: binthere_dunthat, 11/10/2012 6:51:58 AM     (No. 9004539)

It appears that this judge wants to be carefull NOT to uncover any of the apparent massive vote fraud by the Chicago Thugs.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Hamrman, 11/10/2012 7:03:24 AM     (No. 9004558)

Activist Judge on Democratic payroll...

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Reply 7 - Posted by: altoona, 11/10/2012 7:10:50 AM     (No. 9004570)

You just knew this was coming.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Not your typical New Yorker, 11/10/2012 7:18:14 AM     (No. 9004585)

These things never work out in the Republicans favor and almost always work out in the Democrats favor...odd that, eh?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Namma, 11/10/2012 7:32:46 AM     (No. 9004609)

wow..seems this whole country needs cleansing

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Reply 10 - Posted by: scipiotexicanus, 11/10/2012 8:22:32 AM     (No. 9004686)

Forget about FL Colonel West. Move to TX and we´ll elect you to something. Maybe governor?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Coy860, 11/10/2012 8:30:36 AM     (No. 9004703)

Please keep in mind that the Republicans MOVED West´s district into an extremely gerrymandered one that made his re-election very difficult...The elite Republicans ARE at war with the Conservatives.
Just as the RNC did NOT give a dime to help Michele Bachmann..not one dime!
There are 2 Republican parties now.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: altoona, 11/10/2012 8:42:49 AM     (No. 9004731)

Good reminder, #11. West and Bachmann are fighting on 2 fronts.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: RedWhiteBlue, 11/10/2012 9:03:42 AM     (No. 9004783)

Is there an Official Republican Party Headquarters phone number that we all can call and ask the important question .... why don´t they stand up and show their support for West? I´d love to keep asking that question of them!!!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: save America, 11/10/2012 9:32:18 AM     (No. 9004853)

#13,it is called guts and other missing male parts.The rinos lost theirs along time ago.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: lakerman1, 11/10/2012 9:41:22 AM     (No. 9004874)

In one of the counties in the district, one person decided to recount the early votes. West lost 4000 votes in that recount. (The first count had him up by 2000 votes, and the inexplicable recount put him down by 2000 votes. That, alone, should have been a good enough reason to impound everything.)

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Reply 16 - Posted by: judy, 11/10/2012 10:08:23 AM     (No. 9004950)

Can West appeal???

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Reply 17 - Posted by: AnnG, 11/10/2012 10:25:39 AM     (No. 9004991)

The RNC did not give any support to many of the candidates. I have not donated to the RNC since the Republicans forgot why they were sent to Washingon. They keep calling though. I donate directly to the candidate now. I felt bad when I heard they left Bachman to the wolves. Same for West.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: TXknitter, 11/10/2012 10:31:14 AM     (No. 9005011)

#11 reminds me of what´s relevant here. The Republicans destroyed West NOT the Democrats. I

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Reply 19 - Posted by: less is more, 11/10/2012 11:00:40 AM     (No. 9005085)

Time to return to paper ballots and do away with early voting. Electronic voting machines can be hacked and early voting leads to fraud.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 11/10/2012 11:21:28 AM     (No. 9005131)

West should take this the to next higher court. Vote fraud should be something every citizen should be concerned about. This is outrageous!

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Reply 21 - Posted by: dman, 11/10/2012 12:19:53 PM     (No. 9005256)

This is a futile pursuit, Col. West. Honest brokers are not in control of government at this time - especially in the judiciary. Re-direct your energies toward forming a new political party. The 2014 election cycle has already begun.

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