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Algorem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-31-06 01:15 PM
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21. Cuyahoga County,Ohio- (Supposedly)How the vote got messed up

Lorain kept election schedule; Cuyahoga problems snowballed

Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Joan Mazzolini
Plain Dealer Reporter

A lot had to happen, on time, for the May 2 primary election to be successful in Cuyahoga and Lorain counties.

Both counties were using Diebold's new optical scanners to count absentee ballots, so they had technical challenges to overcome.

Both counties had to modify the machines, wiring them directly into elections computers to bypass the limited capacity in the machines' memory cards.

Both counties also needed big stacks of test ballots to run through the machines to see if they counted accurately...

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