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You're -- many times prior to last Tuesday turn out decides elections.
But in some places that reported turnout was so high.
It is drawing attention chief Washington correspondent James Rosen has the story.
Philadelphia fever burns so intensely for President Obama last Tuesday it nearly broke the thermometer.
In -- any of the city 66 -- the president won't at least 97% of the vote.
With some minor rounding up we could say that in thirteen Philadelphia awards mr.
Obama captured 99%.
Indeed the Philadelphia Inquirer reports the GOP nominee Mitt Romney failed to garner a single vote.
In 59 of the city's divisions sub sets awards for about 700 people might be registered to vote I think the people voted the way they believed and the polling across the nation showed that.
The -- American community was supporting the president by about 9899%.
In -- of Chicago's fifty wards also largely inner city the president likewise captured 98% of the vote.
But some parts of Philadelphia reportedly witnessed turnout rates exceeding 90%.
Arousing suspicions that something other than brotherly love was at work.
In some precincts in Philadelphia I think you're gonna see as they finish the you know the official count.
-- to -- places where.
There are more people voting in a precinct.
Then actually signed in at the poll book I don't find it hard to believe that there are neighborhoods the United States for President Obama got 97 and 99% of the vote but.
The turnout level strikes me is possibly suspicious of Philadelphia's been a place that's had some pretty irregular.
Election procedures in the past.
-- Philadelphia the only city where the numbers are raising eyebrows in saint Lucie county Florida incumbent Republican congressman Allen west is crying foul over a limited recount of early voting that shrank the total numbers for west and his victorious democratic challenger Patrick Murphy.
Still Murphy remained ahead district wide -- point 57%.
Just enough to escape an automatic recount of all votes cast in the three counties the district encompassing.
What I've seen of saint Lucie county -- -- suggests that there's some errors that have been made there at least there's reason to believe there might have them this is a democratic county and a Republican part of Florida the weekend recount action in Florida did however reverse the results of -- may oral race in Fort Pierce.
With the new verdict so close it has triggered still another recount the sunshine State's automatic one Brett.
James thank you.
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