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n3ttik Donating Member (3 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-03-10 06:37 PM
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32. Close call
That was definitely closer than the news headlines boasted. They made it sound like it was a landslide for Brown.
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  -Mass Special Election Numbers BeFree  Jan-22-10 10:19 AM   #0 
  - A Rassmussen poll indicated that there were 20% Democrats who voted for brown  still_one   Jan-22-10 10:23 AM   #1 
  - Normally  BeFree   Jan-22-10 10:41 AM   #4 
     - Another weird thing  BeFree   Jan-22-10 10:59 AM   #7 
        - That is interesting /nt  still_one   Jan-22-10 01:27 PM   #10 
  - don't get your hopes up, there will never be another Bush Presidency  Aramchek   Jan-22-10 10:27 AM   #2 
  - Hopes up?  BeFree   Jan-22-10 10:43 AM   #5 
  - The republicans block and obstruct everything along  Bitwit1234   Jan-22-10 10:30 AM   #3 
  - You're right  BeFree   Jan-22-10 10:51 AM   #6 
  - conservatives RULE off year non presidential elections  pansypoo53219   Jan-22-10 11:24 AM   #8 
  - "pony" meme leads to instant "ignore". n/t  clear eye   Jan-22-10 08:26 PM   #16 
  - DIEBOLD  we can do it   Jan-22-10 12:01 PM   #9 
  - Amen. A major contributor to the numbers, not the only one. Now owned by ES&S.  Stevepol   Jan-22-10 02:57 PM   #11 
  - Bingo!  ClayZ   Jan-22-10 05:18 PM   #13 
  - Does MA manually audit their paper ballots read by opscan?  Fly by night   Jan-22-10 04:41 PM   #12 
  - nope, not one bit  OnTheOtherHand   Jan-22-10 07:47 PM   #15 
  - That's unfortunate. ANY close election that cannot be audited is automatically suspect in my mind,  Fly by night   Jan-23-10 07:06 AM   #18 
     - language fails  OnTheOtherHand   Jan-23-10 11:04 AM   #19 
        - And vulnerabilities open to exploitation BY anyone...not just the manufacturers.  Wilms   Jan-23-10 02:59 PM   #20 
           - yep, exactly  OnTheOtherHand   Jan-23-10 03:28 PM   #21 
           - Source code this, and source code that.  Wilms   Jan-23-10 03:59 PM   #22 
           - What, you don't do Windows? :) nt  Bill Bored   Jan-27-10 11:25 PM   #30 
           - I wouldn't be so sure about that, having met and observed vendors myself.  diva77   Jan-23-10 05:24 PM   #23 
              - I excluded no one.  Wilms   Jan-23-10 08:29 PM   #24 
  - They don't ever audit anything unless the results are contested.  clear eye   Jan-22-10 08:31 PM   #17 
  - MA has 100% paper ballots (opscan and even some hand-counted) but no routine audits.  demodonkey   Jan-25-10 10:22 AM   #26 
  - Not only don't they audit, they outsource their ballot programming.  Bill Bored   Jan-27-10 11:23 PM   #29 
     - No wait a second. I thought only Wally O'Dell could do that.  Wilms   Jan-28-10 12:15 AM   #31 
  - Meant to rec this earlier  we can do it   Jan-22-10 07:20 PM   #14 
  - I don't know why people quote the figures from elections any more  Stevepol   Jan-25-10 08:05 AM   #25 
  - Well  BeFree   Jan-25-10 12:35 PM   #27 
  - If only  BeFree   Jan-25-10 09:41 PM   #28 
  - Close call  n3ttik   Feb-03-10 06:37 PM   #32 

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