Count done. Deadline passed. West down by 1,900. Allen West releases a statement.
Stuart, FL â€“ Congressman Allen West released the following statement regarding the election results certified today by the St. Lucie County Supervisor of Elections:
â€œSince Election Day we have been working for a fair and accurate accounting of the election outcome in which voters can put their full trust. We will review the results of todayâ€™s recount and the other available data to determine how to proceed. I have been humbled by the support we have received and the hard work of so many to ensure the integrity of this process.
We look forward to the report which will be issued by the Secretary of Stateâ€™s auditors this coming week which we hope will shed light on some of the outstanding issues.â€