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exboyfil Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-10 11:06 PM
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8. Are we the only modern democracy that has this problem?
I have gone for years thinking that optical ballots were the way to go. The only time my radar went up was in Florida when they were remarking ballots and sending them through the machine - that should never have happened.

At least a paper trail still exists. What happens with a lever machine malfunction? Do we drop an entire group of votes?

Any examples of close elections and what happened in countries in Europe or Japan?
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