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Wilms Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-18-10 10:46 PM
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8. Oh my. More misleading posting.
Edited on Sun Apr-18-10 10:54 PM by Wilms
First, while I can appreciate your desire to mislead people about what I advocate, those who post or lurk know where I stand. So don't pester me with questions best asked another.

Besides, I believe that there was a little new-fangled computer trouble leading to some ol' time hand-counting on a-kind-of-an emergency basis during that ill-designed 2009 pilot in NY that made even Bo Lipari blush (a little).

More misleading from you: "And the fact that if anyone posts anything other than lever machines or HCPB they get blasted." No one gets blasted advocating OpScans over DREs. But many lament the replacement of levers or HCPB with the money-sucking inadequately-audited computerized vote counting (sic) you advocate. It's really that simple.

And try to not hijack the thread even more by bringing up Holt. How many iterations of his bill before he figured out internet connection of EMS's was a bad idea? Nah. The only reason you're hot on Holt is the lever ban.

But in fact I have a reasoned concern about hcpb potential for fraud. But it's not the hand-count that worries me as much as the paper ballot itself. And THAT's exactly why it was, like you wrote, "gotten rid of in most areas over 100 years ago" and replaced with lever voting machines.

Now you come along and want to bring back paper ballots en-masse AND count them with computers? A double whammy. ANY question about ballot security forces reliance on computer counts. Very bad.

Boss Tweed would envy it.

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