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Bill Bored Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-30-11 01:56 PM
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8. VTUSA rocked, but internal squabbles led to its demise.
Edited on Wed Mar-30-11 01:58 PM by Bill Bored
It's very sad. VV picked up the pieces, but they have not kept the website up to date.

For all the good work that VTUSA and others have done, little has changed when it comes to election integrity. A few more states with ballot scanners instead of DREs. No real auditing using the paper ballots to speak of. Almost complete dependence on software to certify elections, etc.

It's been a decade for some of the folks involved. Much longer for a few others. Seven or eight years for a LOT of us! Burnout is setting in and some will not or can not work on the issue without being paid for their trouble.

And yes, we don't have as radical and unpopular a president as the Shrub. The changes are much more subtle now and more at the state level, e.g., Wisconsin.

And if you think it's hard to verify federal elections, wait til you try state elections! Is it a coincidence that this is the new frontier for the plutocrats? Well actually, Texas has had this problem for years.)
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