St. Lucie election officials miss deadline to report recount totals in Murphy/West race, previous results to be certified

So, it looks like West is done, whether or not, they missed on purpose and he was screwed over I cannot say, but this sounds pretty sketchy. Via Weasel Zippers

Via NBC Miami:

Election officials missed a deadline Sunday to report results of a two-day recount in GOP Rep. Allen West’s race to remain in Congress, apparently sealing unofficial results giving the win to Democrat Patrick Murphy.

St. Lucie County did not meet a noon cutoff to finish processing 37,379 ballots cast early in the District 18 congressional election. Under Florida law, previously submitted results favoring Murphy will be certified unless an emergency exemption is granted by the state.

“They did this recount because they weren’t confident in the outcome,” said West campaign manager Tim Edson. “Now, because they missed the deadline, we’re not going to know whether they were right in their concern or not.”

 

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