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TreasonousBastard Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-28-10 09:04 AM
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20. The lever machines have several thousand small parts with no...
replacements, since they haven't been made for 40 years. And I forget how much they weigh, but it often takes three or four of the little old ladies at the poll struggling to push them into place if no on else is around at 5:30 AM. (Nobody seems to grease the wheels.)

Hanging on 99 is a big problem, too, and could tilt a close race.

But, while I am fully aware of how a poorly designed system can be compromised, why all the hatred for computer counting? Everything is counted by computers these days, and your ATM, grocery scanner, or restaurant check is more accurate and fraud-free than a hand vote tally.



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