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Faun Otter Donating Member (156 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-04-10 08:41 AM
Response to Reply #59
63. Turnout is a misnomer
Thanks for brining this up. The turnout figures do not show this to be the case. The turnout is actually the votes counted divided by the registration. This ignores the undervotes.

Further, why would Coakley voters turn out in hand count jurisdictions and the Sequoia jurisdiction but not in those places that use counting machines owned by Republican companies?

As someone sagely put it - the problem is the lack of trust in any outcome when which we are simply expected to trust a machine to count the votes without any auditing.

Faun
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