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West-Murphy Day 8: Al Sharpton's office getting involved
WPBF News25 ^ | 11-13-2012

Posted on 11/13/2012 5:45:38 PM PST by smoothsailing

November 13, 2012

West-Murphy Day 8: Al Sharpton's office getting involved

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — St. Lucie County Supervisor of Elections Gertrude Walker said she won't back down if state officials get involved in the still-undeclared race between Allen West and Patrick Murphy, but she might have other visitors now.

A release issued by the Rev. Al Sharpton's National Action Network late Tuesday afternoon indicated that representatives from his local office will speak at a press conference Wednesday "to call for a mechanical and hand re-count of the ballots in ... the West/Murphy race."

The NAN release said it will look into what it calls "charges of voter suppression and intimidation."

Protesters numbered several dozen outside Walker's office on Tuesday. She said at a late-afternoon news conference that she won't budge.

"I welcome them here," she said. "I didn't request them to come. The state can come; I welcome them. " ......

(Excerpt) Read more at wpbf.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Politics/Elections; US: Florida
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1 posted on 11/13/2012 5:45:42 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing
Too bad a group of patriotic West supporters would not show up.
2 posted on 11/13/2012 5:50:21 PM PST by Christie at the beach (I like Newt.)
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To: smoothsailing

game,match,set.


3 posted on 11/13/2012 5:54:31 PM PST by marygam (I have extra ducktape for anyone who needs to wrap their head.)
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To: smoothsailing

Al needs to have about 25,000 people just accidentally show up in front of his offices and home for about a week.

Let him walk the gauntlet for a change..., you know, like voters have to at some precincts.

This election official seems to be willing to have a recount. Sounds reasonable so far, unless there were reports I didn’t see.


4 posted on 11/13/2012 5:57:33 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and 48 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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To: Christie at the beach

Most of them WORK FOR A LIVING.


5 posted on 11/13/2012 5:59:20 PM PST by Recovering Ex-hippie
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To: smoothsailing
St. Lucie County Supervisor of Elections Gertrude Walker said she won't back down if state officials get involved...

What exactly is that supposed to mean?

In the video she says she will allow the state officials..., what does she mean allow? She's not the top election official in the state. They'll review if they want, and her opinion is nothing more than that.

6 posted on 11/13/2012 6:04:40 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and 48 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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To: All

Allen West was just on Mark Levin and gave this info:

If you’d like to contribute to the Allen West recount fund, checks must be made to Allen West for Congress - Recount Fund and sent to:

Allen West for Congress - Recount Fund

PO Box 1108

Stuart, FL 34995


7 posted on 11/13/2012 6:05:23 PM PST by sheikdetailfeather (Yuri Bezmenov (KGB Defector) - "Kick The Communists Out of Your Govt. & Don't Accept Their Goodies.")
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To: Christie at the beach

That’s exactly what those people in the video are, West supporters.


8 posted on 11/13/2012 6:05:40 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and 48 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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To: DoughtyOne

Thanks, didn’t look at the link/video.


9 posted on 11/13/2012 6:09:59 PM PST by Christie at the beach (I like Newt.)
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To: Recovering Ex-hippie
Yes, in that area those people are keeping up the food stampers which has plenty, I am sure.
10 posted on 11/13/2012 6:12:34 PM PST by Christie at the beach (I like Newt.)
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To: DoughtyOne

Now another candidate on the ballot is going after Gertrude...

http://www.tcpalm.com/news/2012/nov/13/fort-pierce-mayors-candidate-files-injunction-st/


11 posted on 11/13/2012 6:15:41 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

As I read this, it seems Rev. Sharpton is seeking both a mechanical recount and a hand recount of all the ballots. Wouldn’t that be just what Col. West wants? Given a choice between support of a black candidate and political loyalty, surely Rev. Sharpton, of all people, would not put race above politics??


12 posted on 11/13/2012 6:15:52 PM PST by NECAWA
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To: Christie at the beach

No problem. Can’t watch every video. Take care...


13 posted on 11/13/2012 6:17:05 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and 48 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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To: NECAWA

That’s the way I read it too. But I don’t trust Sharpton.


14 posted on 11/13/2012 6:17:28 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

Good...


15 posted on 11/13/2012 6:20:32 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and 48 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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To: Christie at the beach
What do you mean, we've had boots on the ground for days?

Look at the video at the link.

16 posted on 11/13/2012 6:33:31 PM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: smoothsailing
Gertrude Walker said she won't back down...

A poorly written article. It says a couple of times that Wallker "won't back down", but it never says just what it is she won't back down from.

Is she refusing to recount more votes, or what?

17 posted on 11/13/2012 6:34:46 PM PST by Will88
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To: DoughtyOne

She wants to cherry pick what is recounted. Things are so confused now that only a fresh start is acceptable.


18 posted on 11/13/2012 6:35:21 PM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: NECAWA

I was trying to decide myself which side Sharptongue was on.


19 posted on 11/13/2012 6:38:00 PM PST by Venturer
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To: DoughtyOne

My question is just whose side is democrat Sharpton on? Frankly I wish he’d bow out altogether.


20 posted on 11/13/2012 6:38:41 PM PST by StarFan
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In this Jan. 30, 2010 photo, Natalie Khawam, left, Gen. David Petraeus, Scott and Jill Kelley, and Holly Petraeus watch the Gasparilla parade from the comfort of a tent on the Kelley's front lawn in Tampa, Fla.


21 posted on 11/13/2012 6:53:55 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and 48 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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To: Will88

I agree with you. The article makes statements and attributes them to her, but doesn’t quote her saying it.

This is a quote by her that comes close to ‘won’t back down’:

“I am confident that every vote has been counted accurately, that the certified results that the board signed off on Sunday are accurate, and I can stand on that,” Walker said.

Read more: http://www.wptv.com/dpp/news/political/slc-supervisor-of-elections-confident-in-results#ixzz2CA3dfpqv


22 posted on 11/13/2012 6:55:06 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Okay great. Thanks for mentioning that. Some of these issues get buried for me, and a post like yours can help.


23 posted on 11/13/2012 7:27:08 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and 48 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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To: StarFan

Agreed...


24 posted on 11/13/2012 7:27:39 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and 48 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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To: smoothsailing

Well, it’s settled. Since she committed voter fraud which is a felony, throw the book at her. Let her sit on her fanny in jail for 20 years.


25 posted on 11/13/2012 7:48:23 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: DoughtyOne

Um. Wrong thread?


26 posted on 11/13/2012 7:55:12 PM PST by Theo (May Christ be exalted above all.)
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To: Theo

Good call. Sorry to post that there.


27 posted on 11/13/2012 7:57:21 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and 48 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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To: DoughtyOne

No one knows which side Al will be on and he may not know either.


28 posted on 11/13/2012 7:58:08 PM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Christie at the beach

The people outside the election office protesting the supervisor’s actions are West supporters.


29 posted on 11/13/2012 7:59:04 PM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: SWAMPSNIPER
Well, if Rev Al comes down here for the whitey, he's racist but if the Rev's for the black guy, he's cool because nobody can be for the black guy and be racist.
30 posted on 11/13/2012 8:55:03 PM PST by shove_it ( The 0bama regime are the people Orwell and Rand warned us about.)
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To: smoothsailing

Al, Whichever side you’re on, “STFU”


31 posted on 11/13/2012 9:42:38 PM PST by Calpublican
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

You don’t think he’d be on West’s side do you?

Geez, hadn’t given that any consideration.


32 posted on 11/13/2012 10:35:16 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and 48 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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