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Bill Bored Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-06-08 09:21 PM
Response to Reply #27
31. What about 'em?
Edited on Mon Oct-06-08 09:37 PM by Bill Bored
Either do the audit on election night (warm bodies needed), or chain the custody up as best you can.

I could make the argument that it's hard to get lots of ballots to exactly match lots of precinct counts, esp. if multiple contests are audited and there's some accounting of the ballots, including the unused ones (like counting unused cash that's lying around). But not everyone buys that argument because supposedly it's still possible to get everything to match in time for the audit. I'm not so sure, but I would certainly say the audit should start as soon as possible after the election even if this means the statistical accuracy might be a bit less than the target because some election data is unavailable.
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  -Big Presidential Vote Count (Ballot Definition File) Error Found and Fixed in New Mexico Wilms  Oct-05-08 03:57 PM   #0 
  - democrats need to KILL electronic voting once and for all nt  msongs   Oct-05-08 04:03 PM   #1 
  - K&R nt  quiet.american   Oct-05-08 04:25 PM   #2 
  - Why is it always Democrat votes that get dumped?  liberalmuse   Oct-05-08 04:31 PM   #3 
  - Why? Divine intervention, of course.  Jackpine Radical   Oct-05-08 04:40 PM   #5 
  - because they promote straight ticket voting - big time  WillYourVoteBCounted   Oct-06-08 12:28 AM   #23 
  - We had TWO YEARS to fix this mess. And what did we do?  cui bono   Oct-05-08 04:37 PM   #4 
  - WE?  garybeck   Oct-05-08 05:08 PM   #7 
  - Yeah, that's what I meant.  cui bono   Oct-05-08 06:55 PM   #14 
  - this mess IS a FIX, and everytime we try to repair it, those with access will FIX things again  diva77   Oct-06-08 08:45 PM   #30 
  - Those ovals have to go.  Festivito   Oct-05-08 04:54 PM   #6 
  - Repeat after me...  GuvWurld   Oct-05-08 05:08 PM   #8 
  - hey bro i got a question  garybeck   Oct-05-08 10:44 PM   #20 
     - I'm not certain, but  GuvWurld   Oct-06-08 01:44 AM   #25 
     - here's what's in the California elections code regarding audits  diva77   Oct-06-08 08:28 PM   #29 
     - turns out the former LA County Registrar, Conny McCormack was NOT selecting precincts randomly  diva77   Oct-06-08 08:24 PM   #28 
  - Are there audits in NM?  garybeck   Oct-05-08 05:10 PM   #9 
  - presidential on 2% of machines, I think  OnTheOtherHand   Oct-05-08 05:18 PM   #10 
     - Looking at their audits, I'm not sure they would catch the problem  garybeck   Oct-05-08 06:13 PM   #13 
     - I agree it's not ideal!  OnTheOtherHand   Oct-05-08 07:29 PM   #15 
        - doing the audit before the canvass report  garybeck   Oct-05-08 07:36 PM   #16 
           - it's like that game show: "is that your (voting system's) final answer?"  OnTheOtherHand   Oct-05-08 08:13 PM   #17 
           - certification of election  garybeck   Oct-05-08 10:10 PM   #19 
              - we burned hours haggling over that wording  OnTheOtherHand   Oct-06-08 04:34 AM   #26 
           - You should "decide on the trigger" BEFORE the audit is started!  Bill Bored   Oct-06-08 12:15 AM   #22 
              - That's exactly what I'm saying  garybeck   Oct-06-08 12:57 AM   #24 
              - I agree. Consider changing the recount request deadline to a later one.  Bill Bored   Oct-06-08 09:33 PM   #32 
                 - i disagree with you and agree with the brennan report  garybeck   Oct-07-08 03:10 AM   #33 
              - And what about chain of custody issues?  Wilms   Oct-06-08 10:58 AM   #27 
                 - What about 'em?  Bill Bored   Oct-06-08 09:21 PM   #31 
                 - well since you ask  garybeck   Oct-07-08 03:17 AM   #34 
                    - The "probably more" in her response suggests she has some reason.  Wilms   Oct-07-08 11:07 AM   #35 
                       - it's worth asking  garybeck   Oct-07-08 11:58 AM   #36 
     - The link to the text of the law is broken. I'd like to see it before passing judgement. nt  Bill Bored   Oct-05-08 11:55 PM   #21 
  - Psssst, these maqchines dont count very well. The evidence is overwhelming  FogerRox   Oct-05-08 05:22 PM   #11 
  - blinking  mbergen   Oct-05-08 05:43 PM   #12 
  - K&R.  bleever   Oct-05-08 08:44 PM   #18 
 

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