Rep. Allen B. West, Florida Republican, will not concede his re-election bid, even though ballot counts show Democratic challenger Patrick Murphy has a slim lead. A partial recount was not close enough to trigger an automatic recount of all votes. (Associated Press)

Rep. Allen B. West, Florida Republican, will not concede his re-election bid, even though ballot counts show Democratic challenger Patrick Murphy has a slim lead. A partial recount was not close enough to trigger an automatic recount of all votes. (Associated Press)