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kster Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-09-07 09:37 AM
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  -What Hand Counting Paper Ballots Looks Like in Scotland. nicknameless  Nov-05-06 05:22 PM   #0 
  - And By Comparison - Hacking Democracy By HBO  lostnotforgotten   Nov-05-06 05:26 PM   #1 
  - Kick for Democracy in  zidzi   Nov-05-06 05:29 PM   #2 
  - kick.nt  kster   Jan-23-07 06:02 PM   #56 
     - Glad you brought this up again. Cuz maybe  troubleinwinter   Jan-23-07 06:22 PM   #57 
        - Pay the people, heres what it cost us when we stopped  kster   Jan-23-07 06:42 PM   #58 
        - Thank you.  troubleinwinter   Jan-23-07 07:39 PM   #59 
           - It would be best to start with honesty, meaning ALL  kster   Jan-23-07 08:20 PM   #60 
              - While working together toward the same goal of verifiable elections  troubleinwinter   Jan-23-07 10:09 PM   #61 
                 - Telling the people the truth, is not trying to convince them  kster   Jan-23-07 11:00 PM   #62 
                    - "Here is our Hand Counted Paper Ballot Implementation Strategy 2007"  troubleinwinter   Jan-23-07 11:23 PM   #63 
                    - Implemetation  kster   Jan-24-07 12:06 AM   #65 
                       - Interesting.  troubleinwinter   Jan-24-07 01:33 AM   #66 
                          - When you said  kster   Jan-24-07 02:25 AM   #67 
                             - Well, OK. I tried again.  troubleinwinter   Jan-24-07 02:43 AM   #68 
                                - Don't be sorry, thats just silly  kster   Jan-24-07 03:00 AM   #69 
                                   - SCOTLAND GAVE UP HAND COUNTED BALLOTS IN 2007  WillYourVoteBCounted   Oct-29-08 11:40 PM   #104 
                                      - IF I SAY IT THIS WAY WILL IT MAKE YOU HAPPY...  kster   Oct-30-08 02:16 AM   #105 
                    - I should have thought of that!  troubleinwinter   Jan-23-07 11:32 PM   #64 
        - troubleinwinter, can you provide a better link  sonias   Mar-09-07 09:22 PM   #72 
  - Ummm, it's like that in the whole of the UK  Greeby   Nov-05-06 05:34 PM   #3 
  - I'm jealous.  nicknameless   Nov-05-06 05:46 PM   #6 
  - Parliament in this country, particularly among the two main parties  Greeby   Nov-05-06 06:02 PM   #8 
     - What a disgrace. I'm very sorry to hear that.  nicknameless   Nov-05-06 06:13 PM   #11 
        - But you can change that  Greeby   Nov-05-06 07:21 PM   #18 
           - We can *try* to change it.  nicknameless   Nov-05-06 08:09 PM   #20 
  - Here in the UK in 2007 British votes were counted by ES&S...  Votergater   Feb-12-08 12:34 PM   #101 
  - As I heard onthe radio this AM...If the country WANTED to solve the voting  BrklynLiberal   Nov-05-06 05:35 PM   #4 
  - Exactly.  nicknameless   Nov-05-06 05:42 PM   #5 
  - In Canada.. we take the boxes and count them right out in the open...  applegrove   Nov-05-06 05:57 PM   #7 
  - Counting ballots is a civic responsibility. Like jury duty.  aquart   Nov-05-06 06:04 PM   #9 
  - Voting too is a civic duty.  applegrove   Nov-05-06 07:19 PM   #17 
  - So the count would take longer.  nicknameless   Nov-05-06 06:05 PM   #10 
  - Actually, we would not need additional elections to decide ...  BruceMcF   Nov-05-06 06:33 PM   #13 
  - No machines should be allowed -- for voting or counting.  nicknameless   Nov-05-06 06:39 PM   #14 
  - Kick. (nt)  Kurovski   Feb-11-08 12:41 PM   #100 
  - But, when do you vote for your ...  BruceMcF   Nov-05-06 06:28 PM   #12 
  - Judges are appointed by government. Local officials run their own  applegrove   Nov-06-06 01:10 PM   #30 
  - So how do you run and count your provincial and local elections??  demodonkey   Dec-07-06 10:53 AM   #40 
  - Actually about 50 times more complicated  sonias   Mar-09-07 09:55 PM   #73 
  - I love Scotland  garthranzz   Nov-05-06 07:07 PM   #15 
  - Don't forget Mr. Boycott himself! He was a Scot too I believe. HCPB NOW!  In Truth We Trust   Nov-06-06 07:24 AM   #26 
  - Hand count the ballots?  RC   Nov-05-06 07:13 PM   #16 
  - Heres how  kster   Nov-05-06 09:26 PM   #23 
  - Precisely. Apparently some people feel speed is more important than a transparent count!  kiteinthewind   Jun-11-07 09:16 PM   #77 
  - How sad for America and Americans nm  texpatriot2004   Nov-05-06 07:55 PM   #19 
  - Its great to see those pics online again  kster   Nov-05-06 08:54 PM   #21 
  - Thank you for finding the original UK pics.  nicknameless   Nov-05-06 08:58 PM   #22 
  - kick  FernBell   Nov-06-06 04:42 AM   #24 
  - K&R Hand Counted Paper Ballots NOW! DEMOCRACY NOW!!! OR Fascism FOREVER.  In Truth We Trust   Nov-06-06 07:18 AM   #25 
  - Canada's regional elections do the same type of manual counting  AikidoSoul   Nov-06-06 09:32 AM   #27 
  - It could take months if you are talking a California or Illinois Ballot  onthebench   Nov-09-06 12:25 PM   #35 
  - K&R!  Kurovski   Nov-06-06 10:15 AM   #28 
  - Kick this baby! Somebody really does understand what we gotta do!  AikidoSoul   Nov-06-06 12:00 PM   #29 
  - kick..nt  kster   Nov-08-06 10:40 AM   #31 
  - Kick! What real democracy looks like.  nicknameless   Nov-09-06 02:31 AM   #32 
  - Yes! Convert them into defibrillators!  diva77   Nov-09-06 02:41 AM   #33 
     - True that.  nicknameless   Nov-09-06 03:48 AM   #34 
  - kick-n-it...............nt  kster   Dec-04-06 01:10 PM   #36 
  - Kicked but too late to recommend, n/t  Land Shark   Dec-06-06 12:59 PM   #37 
  - Yeah, I like those pictures too  Febble   Dec-06-06 03:11 PM   #38 
  - there is only one contest on the ballot  WillYourVoteBCounted   Dec-06-06 07:58 PM   #39 
  - November 2006 sample ballots  troubleinwinter   Dec-07-06 02:14 PM   #41 
  - "Dingwall Count", Scotland  troubleinwinter   Dec-07-06 03:18 PM   #42 
  - In counting the apparent 'vote counters' in the OP photo  troubleinwinter   Dec-07-06 04:31 PM   #43 
     - Our constituencies  Febble   Dec-07-06 05:00 PM   #44 
        - OK.  troubleinwinter   Dec-07-06 05:32 PM   #45 
           - BBC article here might be useful:  Febble   Dec-08-06 01:45 AM   #46 
           - Forgot to say that Scotland is moving towards optical scanning  Febble   Dec-08-06 02:02 AM   #47 
              - How did they catch the attempted fraud?  kster   Dec-09-06 12:18 AM   #48 
              - Red-handed:  Febble   Dec-09-06 03:13 AM   #49 
              - BTW, HCPB were used in Ukraine in 2004:  Febble   Dec-09-06 03:45 AM   #50 
                 - Would think that massive fraud with paper/HCPB would be  Cookie wookie   Jun-30-07 11:38 AM   #86 
              - Yes, sorry folks, Scotland's going electronic in 2007...  Votergater   Dec-29-06 12:45 PM   #54 
                 - Counting on a machine? Confidence starts slipping  kster   Dec-29-06 01:19 PM   #55 
  - HAND COUNTED paper ballots YES! Sourcecode anywhere-NO!  In Truth We Trust   Dec-09-06 06:07 PM   #51 
  - Kick.nt  kster   Dec-28-06 02:53 PM   #52 
  - One more K...........nt  kster   Dec-29-06 12:55 AM   #53 
  - kick.nt  kster   Feb-13-07 10:40 AM   #70 
  - kick.nt  kster   Mar-09-07 09:37 AM   #71 
  - Och !! Ain' it looks  galloglas   Mar-10-07 01:10 AM   #74 
  - Beautiful sight, indeed! nt  kiteinthewind   Mar-10-07 02:14 PM   #75 
  - KR.nt  kster   Jun-11-07 08:52 PM   #76 
  - I'm so glad you kicked this so that you have another chance at ANSWERING THIS QUESTION:  troubleinwinter   Jun-11-07 10:44 PM   #78 
     - Can you ask me this question in another thread please.nt  kster   Jun-11-07 10:48 PM   #79 
        - I don't see why.  troubleinwinter   Jun-11-07 11:24 PM   #80 
           - OK, Here ya go, its simple easy and could Be done immediately  kster   Jun-11-07 11:54 PM   #81 
              - Kucinich's HR6200 died with the last congress.  troubleinwinter   Jun-12-07 09:23 AM   #83 
              - Scotland quit hand counting ballots this May  WillYourVoteBCounted   Jun-12-07 02:17 PM   #84 
  - KRnt  kster   Jun-12-07 03:58 AM   #82 
  - Kick For Kucinich..........nt  kster   Jun-28-07 08:56 PM   #85 
  - KICK  kster   Jul-11-07 03:44 AM   #87 
     - Where IS nicknameless?  Kurovski   Jul-11-07 03:46 AM   #88 
        - I'm sure Nicknameless will show up eventually.nt  kster   Aug-01-07 12:17 AM   #89 
  - RIP Nicknameless  kster   Aug-09-07 10:29 PM   #90 
  - Kick for my friend Nancy.  sfexpat2000   Aug-09-07 11:06 PM   #91 
  - Our Friend was a CLASS ACT, May she (Nicknameless) Rest In Peace  kster   Aug-10-07 01:24 AM   #92 
  - goodbye nicknameless  althecat   Aug-10-07 06:29 AM   #93 
  - RIP  btmlndfrmr   Aug-10-07 11:50 AM   #94 
  - I can imagine how loved Nancy is by those who knew her outside of DU.  Kurovski   Aug-10-07 04:37 PM   #95 
  - KICK.NT  kster   Dec-18-07 12:16 AM   #96 
  - Scotland rejected ballots now total 187,578...worse than Florida  WillYourVoteBCounted   Dec-20-07 01:28 AM   #97 
  - Kick.nt  kster   Jan-26-08 11:40 PM   #98 
  - Scottland uses Optical scan  WillYourVoteBCounted   Jan-27-08 05:46 PM   #99 
  - KICK ....NT  kster   Jul-17-08 11:15 PM   #102 
     - kick.nt  kster   Oct-29-08 09:41 PM   #103 
        - kick.nt  kster   Dec-16-08 11:00 PM   #106 
           - SCOTLAND QUIT HAND COUNTING MAY 2007  WillYourVoteBCounted   Dec-18-08 04:44 PM   #107 
 

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