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Reports: Allen West loses re-election bid
South Florida Sun-Sentinel ^ | November 7, 2012

Posted on 11/07/2012 8:03:32 AM PST by ConservativeStatement

In one of the closest elections in Florida, freshman Republican Rep. Allen West has lost to Democratic challenger Patrick Murphy, MSNBC election projections reported early Wednesday.

At 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, Murphy addressed supporters at a hotel in Palm Beach Gardens and declared victory, TCPalm.com reported.

(Excerpt) Read more at sun-sentinel.com ...


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1 posted on 11/07/2012 8:03:44 AM PST by ConservativeStatement
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To: ConservativeStatement

Didn’t the GOP destroy his district?


2 posted on 11/07/2012 8:06:02 AM PST by Ingtar (Everyone complains about the weather, but only Liberals try to legislate it.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

In before Obama complains about the mess he inherited!


3 posted on 11/07/2012 8:08:11 AM PST by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Either way he was going to be in a hotly contested race....not liking the way we got kicked around last night. Demonrats are swimming in their giddyness.
Be careful what you wish for....higher unemployment and more taxes on the way for you.


4 posted on 11/07/2012 8:08:35 AM PST by oust the louse (Obamacare has morphed into a tax on staying alive.)
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To: Ingtar

Yep.


5 posted on 11/07/2012 8:08:35 AM PST by RPTMS
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To: Caipirabob

Opps, wrong thread. The world really is upside down today.


6 posted on 11/07/2012 8:08:57 AM PST by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Ingtar

Yup. From January:

This has not received a lot of national attention, but the Republican legislature in Florida is about to push through a plan which puts Allen West at serious risk, and the person leading the effort is one of Mitt Romney’s spokemen.

http://legalinsurrection.com/2012/01/allen-west-being-redistricted-out-of-existence-in-effort-led-by-romney-florida-spokesman/


7 posted on 11/07/2012 8:11:00 AM PST by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: Ingtar
Didn’t the GOP destroy his district?

Why, yes, they certainly did. Wasserman-Schultz put her little puppet up against West, with the help of the GOP, she succeeded.

8 posted on 11/07/2012 8:12:46 AM PST by submarinerswife (Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, while expecting different results~Einstein)
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To: ConservativeStatement

That was the other knife to the gut last night.

Ouch.


9 posted on 11/07/2012 8:12:55 AM PST by ScottinVA (Pray hard!)
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To: ConservativeStatement

The world has gone mad.


10 posted on 11/07/2012 8:13:55 AM PST by Clint N. Suhks (St.Peter:"Upon this rock, I will build my church" 0:"If you've got a church, you didn't build that!")
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To: ScottinVA

Mia Love lost her race also(Utah). She was up by double digits 2 days ago.


11 posted on 11/07/2012 8:14:15 AM PST by submarinerswife (Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, while expecting different results~Einstein)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Unfortunate. I really liked Col. West. I wish him well wherever he goes and whatever he does.

Maybe if the US becomes a republic again, he can run for President.


12 posted on 11/07/2012 8:14:21 AM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: ConservativeStatement
Does any one know if Debbie Dobermann Schlitz was re-elected?

I don't see any cheering on FR, so I assume she was.

Leni

13 posted on 11/07/2012 8:14:29 AM PST by MinuteGal
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To: ConservativeStatement

Just damn.


14 posted on 11/07/2012 8:16:51 AM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: MinuteGal

Being that her mug was on the news this morning, my guess is she’s still in.

Wow. Just wow. Very sad about West.


15 posted on 11/07/2012 8:17:09 AM PST by txmissy
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To: ConservativeStatement

Meh. His voting record never matched his rhetoric anyway..


16 posted on 11/07/2012 8:17:34 AM PST by WackySam (Obama got Osama just like Nixon landed on the moon.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

And here everyone thought the GOP would back a conservative. The conservatives are nothing but an annoyance to the GOP, only getting in the way of them sucking up to the leftists to get a few table scraps. The GOP has sold their soul to the political devil, and they will now get the screwing they so richly deserve.


17 posted on 11/07/2012 8:19:19 AM PST by factoryrat (We are the producers, the creators. Grow it, mine it, build it.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

This was worse than the Romney loss, IMHO.


18 posted on 11/07/2012 8:19:23 AM PST by albie
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To: ConservativeStatement

That is a heavy blow.


19 posted on 11/07/2012 8:20:09 AM PST by Eagle of Liberty (We the People are coming!!)
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To: MinuteGal

She won, roughly 63-36%


20 posted on 11/07/2012 8:20:15 AM PST by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: Ingtar
Didn’t the GOP destroy his district?

I thought that the state GOP gerrymandered him into a bad redistricting. If there's anything the establishment Republicans seem to hate, it's the Tea Party. More so than Democrats.

21 posted on 11/07/2012 8:22:29 AM PST by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: MinuteGal

Unfortunately, Debbie WashedOut-Shitz wond handily. Some people were thinking it’d be close - but it wasn’t.

WashedOut-Shitz (D) 63%
Harrington (R) 35%


22 posted on 11/07/2012 8:23:08 AM PST by MplsSteve (General Mills is pro-gay marriage! Boycott their products!)
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To: ConservativeStatement

I nominate him to replace Weepy McBoner as Speaker of the House. Can I get an AMEN?!?!


23 posted on 11/07/2012 8:24:26 AM PST by Tex-Con-Man (<-------currently working through post-election anger issues.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Sorry to hear it.

When George Allen was redistricted out of his seat he ran for governor and won.

West seems as good a politician as Allen...


24 posted on 11/07/2012 8:26:01 AM PST by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: ConservativeStatement
Thank you.

Liberalism is indeed a mental disease. Shlitz also is certifiable,....and, unfortunately, she casts votes which affect all of us, not only her district.

Leni

25 posted on 11/07/2012 8:26:01 AM PST by MinuteGal
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To: submarinerswife
Mia Love lost her race also(Utah). She was up by double digits 2 days ago.

How in the hell! ugh.
26 posted on 11/07/2012 8:27:00 AM PST by Eagle of Liberty (We the People are coming!!)
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To: Tex-Con-Man

I’m down!


27 posted on 11/07/2012 8:27:00 AM PST by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: ConservativeStatement

This is a sad outcome, but I think he’ll rise again. And, yay, we got crazy Alan Grayson back! He and Harry Reid will lead the Crazy Charge.

Small victories here in AZ. We got to keep Sheriff Joe. Matt Salmon is headed back to the House. Jeff Flake won the senate race, but I am ambivalent about him. My district was redrawn and we are faced with a too-close-to-call race that has not been decided yet.


28 posted on 11/07/2012 8:47:49 AM PST by mancini
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To: ConservativeStatement

Here is tragedy.


29 posted on 11/07/2012 8:50:22 AM PST by ottbmare (The OTTB Mare)
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To: JulieRNR21; kinganamort; katherineisgreat; floriduh voter; summer; Goldwater Girl; windchime; ...

Florida Freeper


30 posted on 11/07/2012 8:51:57 AM PST by Joe Brower (Sheep have three speeds: "graze", "stampede" and "cower".)
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To: ConservativeStatement

The hits just keep on coming.


31 posted on 11/07/2012 9:09:42 AM PST by bgill (We've passed the point of no return. Welcome to Al Amerika.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Allen West out. Alan Grayson in. This country is so phuked.


32 posted on 11/07/2012 9:29:02 AM PST by crosshairs (America: Once the land of the free. Still the home of the brave.)
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To: Ingtar
The South Florida republican establishment did all they could to derail LTC West the first time he ran. Charlie Crist is closer to what they like.

I wish LTC West would move to a part of the state where he would be appreciated.

33 posted on 11/07/2012 9:31:49 AM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Sooth2222
If there's anything the establishment Republicans seem to hate, it's the Tea Party. More so than Democrats.

You said it. Not just the tea party, they despise conservatives in general. They really want to be a center-left party to take on the hard left democrat party but those damned conservatives keep forcing them to tack to the right. They hate it and think that's why they lose. They'd rather lose races outright than support a tea party candidate, thinking that they're better off without those embarrassing tea-party nuts distracting everyone from their goal agenda of entitlement expansion, amnesty, and increased regulation. I'm talking to you, John Boehner! And you, Karl Rove! And you, John McCain! And you, anyone named Bush!

I'm pretty sick of them asking for my support when it's clear they consider me and my beliefs distasteful.

34 posted on 11/07/2012 10:12:43 AM PST by pepsi_junkie (Who is John Galt?)
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To: ConservativeStatement

WEst didn’t get much help from the GOP. The GOP is NOT conservative, have you noticed yet??

What a fine man to lose! He should hit the road today and run for president in 4 years!


35 posted on 11/07/2012 11:50:10 AM PST by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Did I just hear that he was challenging the results due to serious problems with re-counts after original posting and locked doors so no observers?


36 posted on 11/07/2012 11:51:41 AM 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: 3D-JOY; manc; wymck; ghost26; PJammers; myuval; tiredofreeloaders; WBITT; bigcheese; Yulee; ...
Yes, Allen is filing a lawsuit to have a hand recount of ballots in St. Lucie County.

http://www.therightscoop.com/awesome-allen-west-is-demanding-a-full-hand-recount-of-all-ballots-in-st-lucie-county/

37 posted on 11/07/2012 12:51:53 PM PST by seekthetruth (I want a Commander In Chief who honors and supports our Military!)
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To: 3D-JOY; manc; wymck; ghost26; PJammers; myuval; tiredofreeloaders; WBITT; bigcheese; Yulee; ...
Yes, Allen is filing a lawsuit to have a hand recount of ballots in St. Lucie County.

http://www.therightscoop.com/awesome-allen-west-is-demanding-a-full-hand-recount-of-all-ballots-in-st-lucie-county/

38 posted on 11/07/2012 12:51:53 PM PST by seekthetruth (I want a Commander In Chief who honors and supports our Military!)
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To: 3D-JOY; manc; wymck; ghost26; PJammers; myuval; tiredofreeloaders; WBITT; bigcheese; Yulee; ...
Yes, Allen is filing a lawsuit to have a hand recount of ballots in St. Lucie County.

http://www.therightscoop.com/awesome-allen-west-is-demanding-a-full-hand-recount-of-all-ballots-in-st-lucie-county/

39 posted on 11/07/2012 12:52:36 PM PST by seekthetruth (I want a Commander In Chief who honors and supports our Military!)
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To: seekthetruth

damn right he should, these results do not make sense
walker won his two elections and yet Ryan never came close
I4 corridor was plus 7 for Romney but it went for obama
Broward and their tactics too.
Military votes split in VA , even after Libya,
union votes up by 5% and yet voting is down and after these last 4 years.
PA, OH, FL observers kicked out
machines not working or voting for obama

there is much more but have to go out but this stinks to high heaven


40 posted on 11/07/2012 1:15:16 PM PST by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: 3D-JOY

That isn’t the real Florida down there, it’s Chicago and NYC and Boston refugees.


41 posted on 11/07/2012 1:28:11 PM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: seekthetruth

Does he need any observers...I would drive down and help!


42 posted on 11/07/2012 1:40:17 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: manc

I-4 is filled with Puto, et, Puerto Rican Third World filth.


43 posted on 11/07/2012 3:24:01 PM PST by Clemenza ("History, I believe, furnishes no example of a priest-ridden people maintaining a free civil governm)
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To: submarinerswife

I am looking at these results and they do not add up.
Wlker won his race twice but Ryan doe snot come close.
Military vote is plsit just in VA which is unheard of and after Libya etc.
Pols showed FL for Romney, I;m here and others are saying that there is no way obama won
Poll showed the I-4 corridor for Romney by 7 just a couple of days ago
PA had observers thrown out as did FL
OH union votes went up by 5% which does not make sense as obama got less votes and after these 4 years that does not make sense
It goes on and on and these results just do not add up , I;ve even looked at the counties here and something is fishy


44 posted on 11/07/2012 3:45:27 PM PST by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Eagle of Liberty

check post 44


45 posted on 11/07/2012 3:47:24 PM PST by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: seekthetruth

won’t do any good. the ballots have been filled out... the numbers prolly add up.

the trick is ... who cast the votes.


46 posted on 11/07/2012 4:13:59 PM PST by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: submarinerswife

This is a shocker! Mia Love lost....wow!

I most have been truly delusional these last months, thinking we were going
to be able to take the country back and get some good people on board. I
really feel lost.


47 posted on 11/07/2012 4:55:08 PM PST by marygam (I have extra ducktape for anyone who needs to wrap their head.)
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To: manc

I am not a conspiracy person, but nothing makes any sense to me on any of this.
All the pundants were wrong. The Democrates have always seemed to be relaxed about winning this race. We heard from axlerod and the rest how there was no issue with winning. Trumka got his merry men and women together. All across the country we were shellacked. I almost feel delusional thinking we had a chance. Heck even DWS won and she wasn’t even campaigning for crying out loud. She killed her opponenant(Harrington) who raised over a million dollars and lost worse than she did the last go around. I need to really step back and give up this political garbage. It will not make a difference at the end of the day.


48 posted on 11/07/2012 5:11:08 PM PST by marygam (I have extra ducktape for anyone who needs to wrap their head.)
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To: marygam

nonme of these resutls add up none at all.
military votes ever go half but in one state htye did and thta was VA.
The I-4 corridor was a dead cert for Romney and yet it went the other way, Broward did their usual crap
Mia Love in Utah was up double dgits and lost.
Ryan came no where in WI and yet the same voters voterd Walker twice
lESS VOTES FOR OBAMA BUT oH UNION VOTES UP 5%
I cou;ld go on and on about certain races and hwo the Dems beat the odds and how our turnout was low which makes no sense.

I wish someone who did this for a job looked more into all of this and coudl check these votes and what was the Dems doing when they threw out republican observers?

Where was the DOJ when a lot fo stuf was going on?

Nothing is being said because we ae many on our side which just go with the flow.
we have a media which fails to report any of this and asks questions.

Meanwhile obama is dear leader and the country is now gone, this election was it and in the last 4 years he changed the country and nonone on our side is investigating it seems but I;ve talked to many in my state, trust me about 50 today and all have said that this does nt make sense that FL went obama

Another freeper in FL said that all the polls workers were different and then I though I they were at our station, An hispanic woman who tried to tell my wife she coudl not go next to me when we voted or we could nto share the sample ballot

Other posters on here in FL have said that they are shcked and doee not make sense


49 posted on 11/07/2012 6:28:21 PM PST by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: seekthetruth

I saw this on the 11 o’clock news. Oh, how I hope this helps him. Just wish Romney would do the same. The thoughts of 4 more years of the #1 clown makes my stomach hurt.


50 posted on 11/07/2012 10:12:52 PM PST by Humal
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