Skip to comments.ALLEN WEST NOW LEADS INITIAL VOTE COUNT IN ONE FLA. COUNTY
Posted on 11/08/2012 4:57:46 PM PST by FreeAtlanta
Rep. Allen West is leading by more than 300 votes in Palm Beach County, Fla., a hopeful sign for the Tea Party favorite fighting for his political life after Tuesdays election, a source told TheBlaze.
No winner has been declared in the congressional race between the Republican West and his Democratic opponent Patrick Murphy, though Murphy had a 2,456-vote lead in the unofficial vote total.
But a Republican observer who has been monitoring the counting process said West pulled ahead in Palm Beach County on Thursday as the initial count continues. Ballot printing errors led to ballots that could not be fed through scanners in some areas, so Florida election workers have been forced to reproduce their contents onto new ballots that can be read properly, the observer said. As the votes are counted for the first time, West has taken a slim lead.
Its a separate issue from whats happening in St. Lucie County, where West has demanded a recount over disturbing irregularities. He filed a motion Wednesday to have paper ballots counted and to impound voting machines and all paper ballots cast, WFOR-TV reported.
The observer called St. Lucie County more Republican in makeup while Palm Beach County is a mix but overall Democratic.
The fact that he is ahead, period, even in this county is a good sign, the observer said.
Freelance writer Charles C. Johnson contributed to this report.
There is no way there were fewer people voting for Romney or against Obama than there were voting for McCain. Did they dump conservative strong holds across the country?
Go Allen West to lead the charge to expose Demrat voter fraud.
Come on and win this! We need him more then ever!!!!
West is trying to pry open a Pandora’s Box of Election Fraud by the Democrats NATIONWIDE!
This man is a patriot. If we had more fighters like him in the Republican party, would have recaptured the White House.
Oh, I hope he does!! I really do! Go Allen! Praying for you!!!
US forces like National Guard should be assigned to stand watch at every polling place from opening until closing at which time they lock the place down and impound all ballots and equipment until an impartial count is conducted.
In Washington State the democrats conducted three recounts in 2004 and mysteriously found more boxes full of ballots each time. Finally they took it to a judge with an ear ring who declared them the winner.
I wish more Repubics would fight back instead of trying to be the nice guy all the time. This is war, and Congressman West understands that fact. I hope and pray he wins!
West for President.
I sure hope he survives this..... Literally.
Opponents of the Clinton’s had way too many accidents.
This early voting leads to ballot stuffing in south fl locations like broward and dade .
It’s a disaster .
West needs to be speaker and not traitor Bonehead the lobbyist Bag man
I , afraid for the republic and some others on here have been calling thse results strange and have been looking into FL, WI, OH, VA sadly only the COL has called the Dems out and has fond votes which were never counted for him.
Every vote in OH, FL, VA, OH shoudl be looked at again as these results do not make sense
They have done that time and again across the country. That unfunny comedian senator comes to mind.
The left cries that we are the babies when we object. When are we going to take a stand? I hope Congressman West is the anchor on our line and we stand across the country. Enough is enough.
Not sure that it matters the outcome. Col West has a great future in the Republican Party (or the Libertarian Party for that matter).
I do hope that he pulls this out but I have no doubt that he will be a king for Conservatives in the future.
Is his district in more than one county?
I remember it well. That election stunk so bad it made Cook Co. Illinois look like the picture of propriety.
I pray to God Allen West wins.
And I pray to God he replaces Boehner as Speaker.
If he does win, let’s get the ball rolling in that direction.
all these results in VA, WI, FL, OH do not add up nor does Mia Love in UT.
Seems the left took her out early as they knew a young black conservative woman wuld be a threat to them.
The COL should be as you said plus Broward and Dade always wait till other counties report in thus they then know how many votes they need plus they gave out ballots to people in line outsdie withut checking ID’s and we have no way of knowing who voted in those two Dem counties.
Then once they filled those ballots in they could drop them off or mail them in..WTF
This is 3rd world elections but Ig uess that is what the left wants
Palm beach Martin
And st Lucie( dem
Hell hole )
Weird it just quickly became one
Here’s my take on voter fraud. IT HAPPENS. The only way to stop it is to go to a finger scanning, ID card checking method of casting ballots. That way no matter where you are in the states, you can scan your finger, show your id and then vote. The technology is there, hell, Disney uses it so people can’t loan their annual passes to other people. So if Disney can use it, so could our pathetic voting process where, sorry about this, but grandma and gramdpas take forever to find your name and there is nothing from preventing someone from taking your voting card or signing on the wrong line. We have to come up with a sure fire way to cast a valid-fool-proof-ballot.
We need Col West in Congress!!
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