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Bill Bored Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-06-10 05:04 PM
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NY Does not compute: Board of Elections needs to fix glitch in new voting machines
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Does not compute: Board of Elections needs to fix glitch in new voting machines

Tuesday, July 6th 2010, 4:00 AM


A dangerous glitch in New York's new electronic voting machines could disqualify thousands of ballots this fall.

It is, outrageously, a glitch by design.

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The politically appointed hacks on the state Board of Elections have found a way to let voters cast invalid ballots.

How could that be? By letting votes that mistakenly choose multiple candidates for the same office be cast. And when they're cast, they're not counted.

This is idiotic. The clunky old lever voting machines New Yorkers have used for decades make it physically impossible to choose two candidates for a single office. As it should be.

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But that would make too much sense.

http://www.nydailynews.com/opinions/2010/07/06/2010-07-...
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