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New questions after hundreds of votes in Florida reportedly disappeared in one of the nation's most heated election battles.
Congressman Allen west says he is filing a complaint challenging that the race.
That could cost him his seat in the house Phil Keating is on this story for us live in Miami so Phil.
Now three people with the State's division of elections are coming down from -- -- -- work on this right.
Yeah Florida's secretary of state says any -- there -- questions about the accuracy of the election numbers he's concerned so today three employees are coming down.
Specifically to saint Lucie county to check out the results.
Of what truly is one of the closest congressional races.
On Election Day let's take a look at the current Florida score card on the floor -- Eighteenth district congressional race these of the numbers as they are now representative Allen west the Republican with 49 point 7%.
And new -- -- Democrat Patrick Murphy pulling.
Fifteen point 28%.
That gives Murphy a lead of 19107.
However the concern.
From -- -- and west deals specifically.
With the early voting totals in saint Lucie county on Sunday the county actually recounted.
Put -- -- processing machines just three of the eight days but -- 799.
Votes disappeared that's why west wants all early votes.
Recounted saying he's not a sore loser.
I think that's another option absolutely.
We just want the truth and and I don't understand why no one else wants to understand it that's what this is about you know if people don't want to see me in congress that's fine.
But don't do it at the expense of the voters in congressional district eighteen actually.
At the expense of the American voter who are losing trust accomplice in the electoral process.
-- defeating representative Allen west a favorite of the Tea Party was a primary.
Primary mission for the progressives and the Democratic Party.
-- isn't the Democrat Patrick Murphy basically just moving out -- his life in terms of assuming that this election is a done deal.
In fact both.
All of these gentlemen flew to DC yesterday for the first day on Capitol Hill.
And representative elect Patrick Murphy was there with Nancy Pelosi -- a big news conference of newly elected Democrats in the house and basically Murphy is beginning.
The process of representing Florida.
My name is Patrick Murphy -- from Florida district eighteen the youngest new member of congress.
And god just defeat is somebody you all may know -- -- Allen west guys made art in heaven.
And it is for the state of Florida has certified.
That suburbia as the winner Martha.
McKinnell crowded in that office second have to decide -- -- without the help thank you very much.
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