Georgia Republicans courting Allen West

November 13, 2012

Rep. Allen West listens to a question at a campaign stop on Oct. 18, 2012. (Joe Skipper -- Reuters)

Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) appears to have lost his reelection bid in Palm Beach. While he hasn't conceded, Republicans in Georgia are already looking to find him a new congressional home. 

“I would be glad to have him come back to Georgia and at some point run here,” Georgia Republican Party chairwoman Sue Everhart told the Atlanta Journal Constitution. “I would certainly try to help him because he has done his job. The way he ran his race didn't in any way interfere with the job he did. He ran as a Republican, a conservative Republican.”

Rachel Weiner covers local politics for The Washington Post.
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