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Reply #51: I didn't know any of what I claimed was in dispute. [View All]

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Usrename Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-21-08 02:24 PM
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51. I didn't know any of what I claimed was in dispute.
I know what happened because I saw it. On election night 2000, the VNS guy went live on TeeVee on in order to explain why FL was un-called for Gore. He had a teleprompter and he circled Palm Beach/Broward and Duval areas on the screen and explained that those were the two areas where votes were missing in the returns. It was well known that night to start looking for a lot of spoileballots in certain heavily Democratic precints.

Are you saying that everything I witnessed is in dispute? I wasn't aware of any dispute about any of this.

As to your question, I would think this would not affect the exit poll results at all, as the two things are completely unrelated, as was shown on election night in 2000.

I guess you may be suggesting, like Edison/Mitofsky is want to do, that the exit polls should be re-weighted (after the fact, when the discrepency is observed) in order to account for the missing votes and in order to bring the exit poll results into concurrence with the actual returns. I don't know why anyone would want to do that. (Actually, I do!)
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