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Judge refuses to halt early vote recount in St. Lucie County
TCPalm ^ | 11/17/2012 | James Kirley

Posted on 11/17/2012 1:59:26 PM PST by sheikdetailfeather

FORT PIERCE — Circuit Court Judge Larry Schack has denied a motion by Democrat Patrick Murphy to halt the recount of early votes in St. Lucie County.

About 4:15 p.m., the judge made his ruling, saying if Murphy loses because of the recount, he still can contest the results of the election.

Meanwhile, workers in the Supervisor of Elections office on Okeechobee Road continued recounting the early votes for the tight District 18 congressional race.

Early Saturday morning, the Murphy campaign team announced they had filed an preliminary injunction to halt the recount, saying it was not legal.

Schack began the hearing in the early afternoon. The Murphy team won the first round, when Schack ruled against the county's request to quash Murphy's subpoena of Canvassing Board member Judge Kathryn Nelson. Nelson voted against recounting all eight days of early ballots Friday night, but was outvoted by the other two board members.

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WhooHoo! Go Allen West!
1 posted on 11/17/2012 1:59:40 PM PST by sheikdetailfeather
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To: sheikdetailfeather

BTTT


2 posted on 11/17/2012 2:00:32 PM PST by Eagle of Liberty (Be the Enemy Within the Enemy Within...)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Allen West bump!


3 posted on 11/17/2012 2:02:13 PM PST by TEXOKIE (Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little. EdmondBurke)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

GOTCHA!


4 posted on 11/17/2012 2:03:34 PM PST by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Isn’t that partisan witch county elections chief in the hospital for stress?


5 posted on 11/17/2012 2:04:51 PM PST by Hotlanta Mike ("God only knows it's not what we would choose to do." - Lyric from Us and Them - Pink Floyd)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Well, well, well.

I live in St Johns County, basically GOP except for the town where I live, St Augustine (full of NE liberals), but we had some shenanigans here that were unbelievable. Even in GOP areas, the Dems try to suppress or steal the vote.

So I can’t even imagine what it was like in the St Lucie County (not majority GOP) vote.


6 posted on 11/17/2012 2:06:00 PM PST by livius
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To: Hotlanta Mike

She’s probably trying to hide from being prosecuted for fraud. Are the ballots she stowed away in her office, votes for West?


7 posted on 11/17/2012 2:09:32 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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To: sheikdetailfeather
This just goes to show that if conservatives will assert their fidelity to the truth, forcefully, the Left will back down.

The GOP-e doesn't seem capable of learning this.

8 posted on 11/17/2012 2:10:24 PM PST by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Damn early voting when not necessary.

Gives more time to alter or throw away votes.


9 posted on 11/17/2012 2:12:57 PM PST by LiveFreeOrDie2001 (I'm PISSED!)
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To: Uncle Chip

further proceedings that maybe of interest.


10 posted on 11/17/2012 2:13:16 PM PST by deport
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To: fwdude

"This just goes to show that if conservatives will assert their fidelity to the truth, forcefully, the Left will back down. The GOP-e doesn't seem capable of learning this."

Right on.

11 posted on 11/17/2012 2:14:40 PM PST by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

“Isn’t that partisan witch county elections chief in the hospital for stress?”

Yep. Jesse Jackson Jr has nothing on her. If the vote goes for West, I’m sure she’ll claim some mental deficiency in order not to face jail time.


12 posted on 11/17/2012 2:15:39 PM PST by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: sheikdetailfeather
The Murphy team won the first round, when Schack ruled against the county's request to quash Murphy's subpoena of Canvassing Board member Judge Kathryn Nelson. Nelson voted against recounting all eight days of early ballots Friday night, but was outvoted by the other two board members.

I'm old and confused... Can somebody simplify this for me?
Why does Murphy want to subpoena the only Canvassing Board member who was on his side?
Thanks.

13 posted on 11/17/2012 2:16:47 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: sheikdetailfeather

If John Boehner had a set he would do what the democrats did back in a similar case back during the 1980’s, just go ahead and seat West, the final election results and court case be damned...


14 posted on 11/17/2012 2:17:06 PM PST by apillar
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To: fwdude

” This just goes to show that if conservatives will assert their fidelity to the truth, forcefully, the Left will back down.
The GOP-e doesn’t seem capable of learning this. “

YES INDEED ! Now —> Onward to PA OH VA et al !

Maybe after Col West wins, he can lead the charge for the RECOUNT OF THE WHOLE COUNTRY !


15 posted on 11/17/2012 2:19:03 PM PST by PraiseTheLord (economic civil war ?)
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To: LiveFreeOrDie2001

It also gives more time to catch electoral malpractice, like protesting and hopefully recalibrating those rigged Obama loving machines.


16 posted on 11/17/2012 2:23:04 PM PST by erlayman
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To: sheikdetailfeather

I must assume that Democrat Patrick Murphy doesn’t want “every vote counted” this time around.......


17 posted on 11/17/2012 2:23:09 PM PST by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: Lancey Howard

I don’t know. I just hope West comes out on top when all is said and done. The liberals will be spitting nails if he does.


18 posted on 11/17/2012 2:25:00 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: sheikdetailfeather

Go West go!


19 posted on 11/17/2012 2:26:46 PM PST by TigerClaws
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To: jeffc; sheikdetailfeather
I must assume that Democrat Patrick Murphy doesn’t want “every vote counted” this time around.......

Doesn't this remind you of November 2000?

20 posted on 11/17/2012 2:27:19 PM PST by thecodont
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To: apillar

Boehner have a set? Surely, you jest. He’s the worst SOH I can remember in my lifetime. I think he wants West out because he is a true conservative and a thorn in weenie Boehner’s side - just as Michele Bachmann is. Boenher is no conservative!

I saw a video yesterday where he was sitting next to zero and laughingly, slapped him on the arm and then they shook hands. It made me sick! He makes me sick.


21 posted on 11/17/2012 2:29:12 PM PST by Catsrus
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To: deport

Here from his facebook page:

ALLEN WEST RECOUNT UPDATE via Dale Davis: Just by the numbers:

Our winning number is 3,308
Our winning magic number is 1,907 (still a recount)
Our mandatory recount number is 1,654

254 more votes needed to kick in a three county
mandatory recount of every ballot cast.

If there is a vote swing of just 127 ballots
then we will recount the whole Congressional District 18.
(vote swing means if Murphy lost a vote, and West gained a vote
that is a two vote swing, hence double 127= 254)

So in St. Lucie County:
West......... 52,672
Murphy....... 65,567
difference....(12,895) if this number drops below 12,641
there will be a mandatory recount.
If the (12,895) drops to 9,587 Allen West is the winner, no recount.


22 posted on 11/17/2012 2:36:45 PM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: Hotlanta Mike

<>Isn’t that partisan witch county elections chief in the hospital for stress?<>

Are you referring to Gerty — the Democratic hack who is more popular than Obama in St Lucie.

She got 10,000 more votes than Obama in this election while her Republican opponent got 15,000 less than Romney.

Go figure. She’s a math genius.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2960624/posts


23 posted on 11/17/2012 2:44:48 PM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Was that a joke about her hiding ballots or is it a real allegation with some facts behind it? I’m not calling you out but I just don’t know.


24 posted on 11/17/2012 2:55:36 PM PST by for-q-clinton (If at first you don't succeed keep on sucking until you do succeed)
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To: Catsrus
I saw a video yesterday where he was sitting next to zero and laughingly, slapped him on the arm and then they shook hands

Last time Boehner walked out on Obama because the Speaker refused to raise taxes.

You won't be able to read this in too many places but Obama was furious because Boehner refused to take Obama's calls for some time after that.

25 posted on 11/17/2012 3:09:48 PM PST by what's up
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To: livius

my voting station changed to Palencia in the nomination process but I got to see the polls workers.

Went this time and there were many poll workers I had never seen,.
Had one woman standing outside shouting to people to take her Dem info.
When we got inside there was a huge hispanic woman, boobs hanging out and make up galore, trust me she stuck out.
She tried to give my wife a hard time and told my wife she could not use the voting station next to me or use my sample ballot I had filled out.

Thankfully she got told off another poll worker we knew that my wife can do that.
Find out later that some of these new poll workers were brought in to do the job and that they were all Dems.

Seems to me that even in our very republican county the Dems were still trying crap.

BTW HERE is our county but notice the little blue area and it is little.
Yes king street where the small black population lives and Flager college where I ran into two students from OH and who were bragging how they voted in their home state OH and then voted in our county , our state FL too.

http://enrnow.votesjc.com/FL/St_Johns/42920/111353/en/md.html?cid=0103.

I;m so happy to live in a republican county


26 posted on 11/17/2012 3:13:45 PM PST by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: manc
From Twitter: Romniac‏@Romniac things look very good for Allen West, just 127 more votes and he’ll get a mandatory hand recount of every ballot cast in all 3 counties. Allen West recount continues after emergency injunction fails; Teamsters show up to ‘observe’ http://bit.ly/TKf7a1 via @TwitchyTeam
27 posted on 11/17/2012 3:16:58 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: LiveFreeOrDie2001

should be one day voting, a cop at every station and once those polls close the votes are counted and then locked up if there needs to be a re-count.
Also these Dem counties were giving away ballots ot people in line and not checking ID plus they stayed open for two extra days in violation of state law and only Dems were notified of this.
Not to mention the bag of a 1000 votes found in the corner of a room in a bag.

Please all of you call the Gov of FL and demand him do an investigation into this.

Gov Rick Scott
850) 488-7146


28 posted on 11/17/2012 3:17:15 PM PST by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: sheikdetailfeather
"Teamsters show up to ‘observe’ " to give cover for cheating.

There, fixed it.

29 posted on 11/17/2012 3:20:35 PM PST by Red Steel
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To: sheikdetailfeather

fingers crossed, shame about our Gov,turned out to be a waste of time.
I called his office and they said they had not heard anyhting about any of this .
850) 488-7146.

trouble wiht just a re-count is how illegals, made up votes, made up people, those voting more than once etc will still be counted.

I;d liek to see all votes counted and then cross checked off the voter registration rolls and lets see how many people were legal to vote and how many were just made up votes.

Heard in her election she got more votes than obama but the republican who ran against her got less than Romney by a huge margin, is this right?


30 posted on 11/17/2012 3:23:03 PM PST by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

frigging unins,what a crock.

They moved donw into my state a right to work state and then try and push their union crap down here.

They want their union hell home then they shoudl all pack up and move back up north to their rat infested union states .


31 posted on 11/17/2012 3:25:14 PM PST by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

frigging unins,what a crock.

They moved donw into my state a right to work state and then try and push their union crap down here.

They want their union hell home then they shoudl all pack up and move back up north to their rat infested union states .


32 posted on 11/17/2012 3:25:13 PM PST by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Romney did not lose this county by much really so how many votes were actually legal and it seems this woman has been busy screwing the public out of their votes and she shoudl face a long prison term and lets put notice on the other Dem counties in WI, FL, OH, VA who all did the same crap

http://enight.elections.myflorida.com/CompareByCounty/?ContestId=100000


33 posted on 11/17/2012 3:27:52 PM PST by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

have you seen this.
Its the reporting status thus far and many counties have not counted and St Lucie is one of them

http://enight.elections.myflorida.com/CountyReportingStatus/

notice how Dade, Broward and Palm had some of the lowest turnouts which goes in the face of how we nevr got our votes out

Also those 3 counties are all Dem controlled counties and mainly Dem voters which they needed.

Actually Palm had the 4th lowest turnout , so no wonder obama kept going to Dem counties beofre this election, he was trying to shore up his base which he did not have.

Massive rigged election


34 posted on 11/17/2012 3:34:10 PM PST by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Our voting system is worse than Iraq’s, and many other countries. Even the UN observers said so.


35 posted on 11/17/2012 3:35:02 PM PST by entropy12 (3 new SCOTUS appointments by Obama will ensure killing of unborn for next 30 years)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

wow the guy doesn’t want the truth?


36 posted on 11/17/2012 3:36:47 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Uncle Chip

Yep, Gertrude Walker.


37 posted on 11/17/2012 3:44:33 PM PST by Hotlanta Mike ("God only knows it's not what we would choose to do." - Lyric from Us and Them - Pink Floyd)
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To: freeangel

The bi-polar defense apparently is working for JJ Jr...she’ll just follow the proven path.


38 posted on 11/17/2012 3:45:45 PM PST by Hotlanta Mike ("God only knows it's not what we would choose to do." - Lyric from Us and Them - Pink Floyd)
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To: Catsrus

I think he wants West out because he is a true conservative and a thorn in weenie Boehner’s side
*********
Boehner would not be SOH if not for the Tea Party movement, yet he CLEARLY does not like the Tea Party and people of principle like West. He views them as obstacles to compromise and appeasement.


39 posted on 11/17/2012 3:53:55 PM PST by Starboard
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Why would anyone even file such a motion?

That just stinks to high Heaven.

And I’ll tell you what else stinks to high Heaven, the ***damn GOP.

I am so UTTERLY SICK of these stand up for nothing, stand against nothing, useless bastards that I could throw up!

I have never in my life seen a greater collection of worthless stinking panty waste than the GOP.

If there is to be another party, then let it form now. Let West be the leader, let Bachman, Palin, Issa, King and Ryan join it. Others still need ot prove themselves, such as Cruz, but TO HELL WITH THE REST OF THEM! We will win nothing if we hitch our future to the GOP, how dare they not back Mr. West.

/DISGUST


40 posted on 11/17/2012 3:56:15 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

This is so important on many levels. We need West in congress, and we need to prove to the GOP-e that we will fight to win even without their help. Get outa the way!


41 posted on 11/17/2012 4:01:52 PM PST by marygam (I have extra ducktape for anyone who needs to wrap their head.)
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To: LiveFreeOrDie2001

Amen. One vote. One day. If you can’t make it too bad.


42 posted on 11/17/2012 4:02:27 PM PST by victim soul
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To: sheikdetailfeather

yeah!!


43 posted on 11/17/2012 4:21:57 PM PST by visualops (artlife.us)
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To: manc
"fingers crossed, shame about our Gov,turned out to be a waste of time. I called his office and they said they had not heard anyhting about any of this . 850) 488-7146."

Gov Scott abides by the Sunshine Laws of Florida. On his home page, you can even email him - which I did & got a confirmation that it was received.

You have to put your name, etc & the information is read by the public - anyone who wants to read it. He is open to complaints & I'm happy that I voted for him. He also sends out - I think it's monthly - email about what is going on in our state, what he's planning, etc. He welcomes your input.

If I am remembering the timeline correctly, there was a national meeting of Republican governors in Vegas this past week. So he may have been, or still is out of town.

44 posted on 11/17/2012 4:26:46 PM PST by LADY J (You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have. - Author Unknown)
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To: sheikdetailfeather
Good. If Mr. Murphy thinks he won fair and square he should just embrace the recount if he got more legitimate votes so be it. It makes one wonder why he is so adamant about not doing a recount of all the early votes maybe he is a cheater like the rest of the Demoncrat party,
45 posted on 11/17/2012 5:04:43 PM PST by funfan
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To: LADY J

the woman who picked the phone up at his office said she had no idea anything was goingon which blew my mind but then she sounded like she couldn;t be bothered.

Maybe because Scott was away maybe his staff left behind thought it was vacation time and couldnt be bothered to do their job


46 posted on 11/17/2012 5:05:07 PM PST by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: manc
"the woman who picked the phone up at his office said she had no idea anything was goingon which blew my mind but then she sounded like she couldn;t be bothered.

Maybe because Scott was away maybe his staff left behind thought it was vacation time and couldnt be bothered to do their job."

Why cover for her??? Gov Scott should be told about this. Guess it would have been nice if you kept her name.

Let us know if he sends a reply to you. You can email the info to him & let the world see it - snail mail or see if you can speak to him by phone...I don't know if that one is possible - but you have a couple of choices..If you don't know her name - how about the day & time that you called..Someone will know who manned the phones.

We pay her salary - don't let her get away with this kind of crap/

47 posted on 11/17/2012 5:47:55 PM PST by LADY J (You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have. - Author Unknown)
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To: manc
"the woman who picked the phone up at his office said she had no idea anything was goingon which blew my mind but then she sounded like she couldn;t be bothered.

Maybe because Scott was away maybe his staff left behind thought it was vacation time and couldnt be bothered to do their job."

Why cover for her??? Gov Scott should be told about this. Guess it would have been nice if you kept her name.

Let us know if he sends a reply to you. You can email the info to him & let the world see it - snail mail or see if you can speak to him by phone...I don't know if that one is possible - but you have a couple of choices..If you don't know her name - how about the day & time that you called..Someone will know who manned the phones.

We pay her salary - don't let her get away with this kind of crap/

48 posted on 11/17/2012 5:49:12 PM PST by LADY J (You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have. - Author Unknown)
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To: sheikdetailfeather
"saying it was not legal. "

The whole 'Rat Party Party seems to be extra-Constitutional to me.

49 posted on 11/17/2012 5:59:59 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Cripes!
Who would want to NOT count every vote over again...
If they didn’t want to HIDE something?!?


50 posted on 11/17/2012 6:02:04 PM PST by matginzac
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