Skip to comments.Judge refuses to halt early vote recount in St. Lucie County
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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Allen West bump!
Isn’t that partisan witch county elections chief in the hospital for stress?
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.
She’s probably trying to hide from being prosecuted for fraud. Are the ballots she stowed away in her office, votes for West?
The GOP-e doesn't seem capable of learning this.
Damn early voting when not necessary.
Gives more time to alter or throw away votes.
further proceedings that maybe of interest.
"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."
“Isnt 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.
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?
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...
” 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 !
It also gives more time to catch electoral malpractice, like protesting and hopefully recalibrating those rigged Obama loving machines.
I must assume that Democrat Patrick Murphy doesn’t want “every vote counted” this time around.......
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.
Go West go!
Doesn't this remind you of November 2000?
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