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Bill Bored Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-21-08 10:57 PM
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70. On the subj. of confidentiality...
Edited on Sun Sep-21-08 11:00 PM by Bill Bored
...I don't think anyone who wants the "raw data" released is asking for anything other than the answers to the question, "For whom did you vote today for President?", or however it was phrased. Are they?

It's not as if they want to know that in a precinct with hundreds of voters, there was one White male Christian between the ages of 40 and 45 who earned $50,000 a year, went to church every 2 weeks, had 3.2 kids, drove a Honda and voted for Nader. It's that there was a one VOTER in the precinct who voted for Nader, and 20 for Bush, and 30 for Kerry, etc.

I don't see how that information would violate confidentiality, unless there's only 1 voter in the precinct.

So maybe you can explain this confidentiality thing -- not that I think having this data would prove who won or lost the election -- but just for the record with respect to the "ethics" claim.
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