House District 18

Patrick Murphy for Congress campaign

A New Congress was sworn in Thursday, and seven of its newest members are from Florida. That includes the youngest House member of the 113th Congress, Democratic Congressman Patrick Murphy, who unseated Tea Party favorite Allen West.

Patrick Murphy's Campaign

The Democratic newcomer who unseated Florida Congressman Allen West says the incumbent lawmaker’s call for a recount is unfounded. Patrick Murphy’s win against West is a major upset for Republicans. And, West is now refusing to concede defeat, citing disturbing irregularities” and ballots unaccounted for at a couple polls in Florida.