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Bill Bored Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-27-09 11:04 PM
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Poll question: Which Past Election Debacle Most Resembles New York's 2009 E-Vote-Counting 'PILOT?'
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Edited on Fri Nov-27-09 11:12 PM by Bill Bored
Many of the worst elements of past elections seem to be emerging in NY this year. Which of these blasts from the past do you think most resembles the Empire State's failing experiment with electronic vote-counting?

In contrast to the NY CD-20 special election held on lever machines this year, the CD-23 scanner madness is really pissing a lot of people off, even though CD-23 was not nearly as close as CD-20.

A voting system only works when the losers and their supporters are convinced they lost fair and square. This just isn't possible with computers, or the kind of slipshod procedures being developed in NY -- and apparently violated too -- to handle paper ballots.

Poll result (4 votes)
Florida 2000 (The election that brought us 9/11, Iraq and HAVA!) (1 votes, 25%)Vote
Georgia 2002 (Last-minute patches by vendor; Max Cleland compared to Bin Ladin) (0 votes, 0%)Vote
Ohio 2004 (Richard Hayes Phillips, vote switching, you know the rest.) (0 votes, 0%)Vote
CA CD-50 Special Election (Forget the voters! Congress decided the outcome.) (0 votes, 0%)Vote
Ukraine 2004 ('04 was a very big year for election fraud!) (0 votes, 0%)Vote
LA County 2008 Primary (More vote swtiching of the op-scan kind.) (0 votes, 0%)Vote
Pottawattamie County, Iowa (The name says it all!) (0 votes, 0%)Vote
D. C. 2008 Primary (Sequoia op scan meltdown.) (0 votes, 0%)Vote
Tamany Hall (Multiple elections with paper ballots counted out of public view.) (0 votes, 0%)Vote
ALL OF THE ABOVE! (3 votes, 75%)Vote

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  -Which Past Election Debacle Most Resembles New York's 2009 E-Vote-Counting 'PILOT?' Bill Bored  Nov-27-09 11:04 PM   #0 
  - You forgot Afghanistnam 2009.  Wilms   Nov-28-09 01:02 AM   #1 
  - no finger amputations, Wilms  WillYourVoteBCounted   Nov-28-09 02:05 AM   #3 
  - Well, I did say past elections. nt  Bill Bored   Nov-28-09 09:09 PM   #4 
  - The NY 23 reminds me very much of Gaston County North Carolina in 2004  WillYourVoteBCounted   Nov-28-09 02:05 AM   #2 

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