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PATRICK Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-01-10 02:53 PM
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2. How electronic counting could help
To give an early speedy scanned count while the only OFFICIAL count would be done by hand under party scrutiny. This would match one method against the other to make them both honest. Slow, held back counts, Chicago style or otherwise, would be the exception under the headlights instead of the unaccountable hodge-podge digital cheat machines we have with multiple transitions to unverifiable final counts, still slow, glitchy and more suspicious than ever.

The ES&S model partly developed by two ex-felons(bookkeeping fraud) seems to keep churning out a forest of things that "go wrong" that easily hide theft behind private proprietary software and multiple ways to internally hack the system, especially man in the middle count diversions. The errors and breakdowns themselves also serve to inspire distrust, discouragement and interference with the functioning of critical precincts- with no proof or conviction of actual fraud ever forthcoming.

The older generation seems to get educated better by hi-tech glamor lobbyists than the easy to spot computer tech red flags. Judges, reps, prosecutors never cut to the chase, never get to blindingly simply inherent insecurity of reducing all ballots to malleable electrons in a fairly junky chaos glossed with the usual chrome and fins, and taxpayer dollar guzzling maintenance.
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