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Bill Bored Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-20-08 12:02 PM
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26. That's NOT going to be easy. NJ does NOT sort absentee ballots by precinct.
Edited on Mon Oct-20-08 12:52 PM by Bill Bored
If they follow the LAW, what is supposed to happen is:
1. Appoint independent audit board.
2. Divide absentees ballots into batches BEFORE they are scanned
3. Record tallies for each batch
4. Pick batches to audit randomly after the election
5. If there is more than a 0.1% vote shift when the hand count is compared to the machine count, the audit is doubled
6. The audit board should write additional regulations (there may not be time for this now)

You can actually read the law here:

If I were you, I'd try to get your activist types and their friends in the Legislature to demand the appointment of the audit board before the election, and conduct an audit of absentee ballots. Holt might be able to help, although his interference in State affairs might not be appreciated. It wouldn't hurt for him to write a letter of support though.

Then advocate that everyone vote absentee in THIS election, so you will have VVPBs. Problem solved (sort of)!
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  -HOLT STATEMENT ON NEW JERSEY (Insecurities and Inaccuracies of the Sequoia AVC Advantage) Report Wilms  Oct-17-08 09:27 PM   #0 
  - Seems to me a lot of stuff is coming to a head.  Jackpine Radical   Oct-17-08 09:32 PM   #1 
  - wow, just in time...  tomp   Oct-18-08 07:50 AM   #5 
     - well, Holt busted his butt  OnTheOtherHand   Oct-18-08 08:12 AM   #6 
        - Quit pushing Holt's legislation, OTOH.  Wilms   Oct-18-08 10:03 AM   #8 
        - I wasn't, even  OnTheOtherHand   Oct-18-08 10:20 AM   #10 
        - it's a problem that effects the party as a whole...  tomp   Oct-19-08 08:02 AM   #13 
           - You are sbsolutely right. They were more interested in blocking Republican Voter ID  Bill Bored   Oct-20-08 03:35 AM   #23 
        - Maybe some people will quit pushing it, when other people quit bashing it -- and him...  demodonkey   Oct-19-08 07:11 PM   #15 
        - Perhaps. But the sequence here was OTOH mentioning it, then me.  Wilms   Oct-19-08 08:09 PM   #18 
        - I did NOT say YOU are the Holt basher directly, but you blame ME for my recalcitrant legislature?  demodonkey   Oct-19-08 10:50 PM   #19 
        - But HR811 never came to a vote in the House!  Bill Bored   Oct-20-08 03:27 AM   #21 
           - That's been explained to her over and over.  Wilms   Oct-20-08 09:26 AM   #24 
              - I doubt the idea of finding another sponsor for the bill has been seriously discussed.  Bill Bored   Oct-20-08 12:05 PM   #27 
        - fixed tiered reeks of that california audit, that gold audit or some such  FogerRox   Oct-19-08 08:01 PM   #17 
           - How come NJ isn't auditing absentee ballots?  Bill Bored   Oct-20-08 03:03 AM   #20 
              - I'm firing up the task force for 2009, I'm speaking at the Eithical Culture Society Nov 9th  FogerRox   Oct-20-08 09:50 AM   #25 
                 - That's NOT going to be easy. NJ does NOT sort absentee ballots by precinct.  Bill Bored   Oct-20-08 12:02 PM   #26 
        - Actually, Democrats in General and the Party Leadership in particular KILLED the Holt bill.  Bill Bored   Oct-18-08 06:50 PM   #11 
           - yeah, Hoyer was no friend of the bill n/t  OnTheOtherHand   Oct-19-08 03:59 PM   #14 
  - He wants opti-scan equipment?  eowyn_of_rohan   Oct-17-08 11:23 PM   #2 
  - two thoughts about that  OnTheOtherHand   Oct-18-08 06:06 AM   #3 
     - Op-scan problems in the 2004 election  eowyn_of_rohan   Oct-18-08 10:01 AM   #7 
     - point by point  OnTheOtherHand   Oct-18-08 10:11 AM   #9 
     - Wasn't the Berekley 2004 stuff re FL DREs?  Bill Bored   Oct-18-08 06:55 PM   #12 
  - K & R  machI   Oct-18-08 06:29 AM   #4 
  - Congressman Holt, where you 3 years ago ?  FogerRox   Oct-19-08 07:56 PM   #16 
     - Ooooooo. Redacted. Sounds juicy. Was it in the newspapers at the time? nt  Bill Bored   Oct-20-08 03:31 AM   #22 

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