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tiptoe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-17-10 11:04 PM
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6. Secretly? Try Mandatory Hand-ReCounts of samples+"at least 1 or 2 FULL recounts"- ZERO discrepancies

OregonMail-in Ballots & Hand-Recount Systemvs.New YorkLever System: 2000-2008

John Lindback
Elections Division
Oregon Secretary of State's Office

"...I must reiterate here an important fact. No recount conducted in Oregon has ever turned up evidence that a tally machine failed to correctly count votes. A full recount is the ultimate test and with each election we always have at least one or two."

Oregons Final Voter Turnout Numbers
5:05 PM December 4th, 2008

For those of you keeping score at home, the final numbers are in on the November general election. Turns out, according to numbers from the Secretary of States Office today, that 85.67 percent of Oregons registered voters cast ballots in the general election, the third highest turnout in Oregon history

A turnout above 85 percent is outstanding no matter if it is a new record or not, Secretary of State Bill Bradbury said in a news release. We had extremely high interest in the election right from the beginning of this year and it remained high throughout the election season. We may well wind up as national leaders in voter turnout this year and it is real tribute to the commitment Oregonians bring to public policy issues.

Other didja-know factoids from Bradburys office about the 2008 general election in Oregon:

_A new record number of registered voters, 2,153,914.

_The third highest statewide voter turnout, 85.67 percent. The only years with higher turnout were 86.51 percent in 1960 and 86.48 percent in 2004.

_All 36 Oregon counties with a turnout above 80 percent and one, Wallowa County, exceeding 90 percent. All counties were higher than 80 percent in 2004 as well.

_More voters voting than in any previous Oregon election except 2004. The results showed 1,845,251 ballots counted. Four years ago, the number was 1,851,671.

_Barack Obama with more votes, 1,037,291, than any previous presidential candidate in Oregon.

_John Kroger, elected the new attorney general, received more votes than Obama, 1,096,507.

_Oregons 85.67 percent turnout may be the highest in the nation this year. Not all states have finished counting, but returns from around the country so far show Oregon with the highest turnout.

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