Rep. Allen West Files Election Lawsuit, Won’t Concede Seat

The Tea Party Caucus member claims there were "disturbing irregularities" at the polls and demands recount

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Flamboyant Republican and U.S. Representative from Florida, Allen West, who was 2,456 votes behind Democratic challenger Patrick Murphy in Tuesday’s unofficial tally, has filed a lawsuit demanding a recount and citing “disturbing irregularities” at the polls.

His campaign was in court today in West Palm Beach asking that the ballots and voting machines be impounded.

West represents Florida’s U.S. Congressional 18th district which includes parts of Broward, Palm Beach and St. Lucie counties

Read more at The Grio.