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Fri Nov 9, 2012, 09:35 AM

Idea on how to save the entire cost of voting machines and elections

just ask Nate who wins.

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Response to Laura PourMeADrink (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 09:40 AM

1. I know how to save the entire cost of the machines.

Paper ballots, hand counted, in public, cameras rolling.

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Response to Scuba (Reply #1)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 09:43 AM

2. YES !!! It would be SO much more fun too. Might as well outlaw TV predictions too - make it

a true mystery and contest. Funny, that news stations scramble for predictions as they do. It would actually be in their best interest to drag it out to prolong viewership

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Response to Scuba (Reply #1)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 09:56 AM

3. everyone gets a receipt with a number on it

stamped with time and date that it was received.

Fingerprint beside your signature

Must have a D and a Rethug observing every step
of the way.

Jail time for anyone caught "suppressing the
vote."








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Response to goclark (Reply #3)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 10:17 AM

4. yes....I picture just like FL recount. one handler and a R and D sitting beside them

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Response to goclark (Reply #3)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 10:18 AM

5. Receipts mean nothing.

 

It the voting is done correctly, there are no receipts anyway. You know, paper ballots. The kind that can be hand counted?
Fingerprints are redundant.

You come in.
They find your name in a book.
You sign your name next to it.
They give you a paper ballot.
You fill in the oval or circles.
You put it in a Federal Government certified scanner.
If it does not spit it back out, you get your "I Voted" sticker and leave.

If it does spit it back out, you turn it in to a poll worker, get another ballot and try again.

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Response to RC (Reply #5)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 10:47 AM

6. hmmm. George Bush's "Federal Government Certified Scanner" scares me. But you are right -

two independent certifications.

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Response to Laura PourMeADrink (Reply #6)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 11:01 AM

7. Can't be any worse than the wholly owned and controlled Republican voting equipment we have now.

 

Proprietary secret software and all.

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