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Reply #27: The reason the Liberty DRE was NOT certified is that the machine is NOT ACCESSIBLE enough [View All]

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Bill Bored Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-29-08 12:12 PM
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27. The reason the Liberty DRE was NOT certified is that the machine is NOT ACCESSIBLE enough
Edited on Tue Jan-29-08 12:15 PM by Bill Bored
for the disabled voters -- NOT because it was a DRE being used as a ballot marker.

See Bo's Blog:
http://nyvv.org/blog/2008/01/paper-ballots-for-ny.html

But this morning, when the Board reconvened it was immediately obvious from the commissioners opening statements that those who were pushing for the DREs had conceded defeat. No small amount of thanks is due to Commissioner Doug Kellner (D), who firmly held the line yesterday and during a long night of backroom political maneuvering, vowing he would never approve the DRE submissions which did not fulfill the requirements of New York State election law regarding accessible voting machines.
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