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Bill Bored Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-14-10 01:09 PM
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5. They want Holder to use that clause in the Votign Rights Act that says...
Edited on Sat Aug-14-10 01:13 PM by Bill Bored
...the feds have to be allowed to see that votes are being counted as cast.

I'm sure you can just picture this actually being enforced by federal agents walking into Brooklyn poll sites and hand-counting the scanned paper ballots at the close of the polls, right? :sarcasm:

On the other hand, the DoJ could go to court and claim that paperless DREs are illegal because they make this section of the VRA unenforceable.

I believe Nancy Tobi and Bev Harris have been saying the same thing for a while now. I wouldn't expect them to get any credit for the idea though, and this section of the VRA may not even apply to ALL voters in ALL jurisdictions.

What do ya think?
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