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Fri Nov 9, 2012, 08:35 AM

how pathetic: Broward joins Miami-Dade in completing election count

After a doozy of an Election Day, Miami-Dade County officials finished their vote tally Thursday, following an around-the-clock tabulation of tens of thousands of absentee ballots and a few thousand provisional ballots.

Mayor Carlos Gimenez also pledged to uncover what went wrong Tuesday, by asking four Miami-Dade commissioners to join a task force that will examine the long lines and frustrating delays that plagued polling places in different parts of the county.

“We need to put it in context,” Gimenez told The Miami Herald. “I believe that there are different operational issues at those precincts.”

Gimenez sent letters to Commissioners Lynda Bell, Sally Heyman, Dennis Moss and Rebeca Sosa, asking them to form part of the group and identify other community leaders who could participate. The mayor chose them for their ethnic and political diversity, and because lines in some of their areas were excessively long.

Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/11/08/v-print/3088564/miami-dades-election-count-comes.html#storylink=cpy

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Reply how pathetic: Broward joins Miami-Dade in completing election count (Original post)
spanone Nov 2012 OP
nc4bo Nov 2012 #1
upaloopa Nov 2012 #2
trumad Nov 2012 #3
spanone Nov 2012 #5
RockaFowler Nov 2012 #8
RockaFowler Nov 2012 #4
gordianot Nov 2012 #6
OldDem2012 Nov 2012 #7

Response to spanone (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 08:38 AM

1. Strange how everyone on the left predicted/KNEW this was going to happen but election officials

were clueless?!

What a bunch of BSers.

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Response to spanone (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 08:39 AM

2. In 2000 they hhad the Civil Rights Commission finding out what wet wrong. The problem is that

repugs run the elections.

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Response to spanone (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 08:41 AM

3. "pledged to uncover what went wrong"

We are run by Morons.

Early voting cut from 14 days to 8.

A ballot the size of War and Peace.

And they want to uncover?

Floriduh.

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Response to trumad (Reply #3)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 08:42 AM

5. morons or criminals?

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Response to trumad (Reply #3)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 08:44 AM

8. Our ballot looked criminal

4 pages in St Lucie County. I hear it was 6 pages in Broward & Miami-Dade. Just criminal

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Response to spanone (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 08:42 AM

4. Early Voting

If the governor and Repuke Legislature wouldn't have cut early voting - none of this would have happened.

Look at my county - St Lucie. We had 690 provisional ballots this election. We had 13 in 2010 and 8 in 2008. They wanted to suppress the vote. And they almost got away with it. ALMOST!

Oh and pRick Scott was the one who installed the Broward Supv of Elections. That was another problem area.

The only way to fix our state is to get eh Repukes OUT! Starting now until 2014 we must work to turn this state officially blue again. We need another Lawton Chiles. We need another Bob Graham. Heck it would be nice if we had an Alex Sink in the Governor's office right now. It is a travesty what happened to her in 2010.

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Response to spanone (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 08:42 AM

6. Amazing that Arizona has a similar problem in certain key areas.

Elections just seem to get more and more expensive every year just ask the likes of the Koch brothers.

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Response to spanone (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 08:44 AM

7. Huge turnout + a small number of machines + less early dates to vote = .......

....long lines on Election Day.

Duh.

Are they really so stupid that they can't figure this out?

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