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WillYourVoteBCounted Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-25-08 02:44 PM
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15. NC machines flip to Obama, not McCain
Some machines scramble voter choicesBY DAVID NIVENS dnivens@hpe.com Oct 25,2008

GUILFORD COUNTY - Laurie Edwards of Thomasville heard a strange voting story from her mother this week.

Turns out it's a fairly widespread problem with touch-screen voting machines.

Edwards said her mother, Liz Odom of Greensboro, had problems getting a voting machine in Jamestown to accept her presidential vote on Friday. She cancelled the vote until the machine accepted it.

"I have had several complaints of this happening, with the machines giving the Democratic vote when the Republican was selected," Bill Wright, chairman of the Guilford County Republican Party, told elections officials Friday. "These machines should be calibrated every day so this does not happen."

http://hpe.southernheadlines.com/index.cfm?section=6&st...

And they did it in 2004 too in Craven County NC

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