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Recount adds to Murphy's lead in race; West still not satisfied

Published Nov. 18, 2012

Palm Beach Post:

FORT PIERCE — Patrick Murphy's campaign declared victory this afternoon in his race for Congress against U.S. Rep. Allen West, in which final — but uncertified — totals from St. Lucie County elections officials showed him finishing with 50.16 percent of the vote.

West's camp, however, said it has no intention of conceding and that Gov. Rick Scott and Secretary of State Ken Detzner "will have to take a look at these recounts," West campaign manager Tim Edson said. (story here)