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madfloridian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-22-08 11:07 AM
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5. More about the lack of the promised recount and paper trail.

"By law, a candidate who loses by less than one-quarter of 1 percent is entitled to a manual recount, but the law requires only a review of overvotes and undervotes.

To Browning's frustration, the Legislature did not change the law to require a manual count of all paper ballots, even though Crist repeatedly promoted paper ballots as a way of providing "receipts" for wary voters.

"What good is giving a voter a piece of this paper if no one has access to it?" Browning said, holding up a sample ballot. "And under current law, no one has access to it. No one."
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  -Despite all the manual recount in close elections in Florida. madfloridian  Jul-20-08 07:28 PM   #0 
  - The same thing has been happenng throughout the country.  robinlynne   Jul-20-08 07:32 PM   #1 
  - I did not realize that.  madfloridian   Jul-21-08 12:04 PM   #3 
  - I pray that if there is a Dem prez and Congress in the near future that our election system will  GreenPartyVoter   Jul-20-08 07:52 PM   #2 
  - Most Floridians believe there will be a recount process in place...  madfloridian   Jul-21-08 01:20 PM   #4 
  - More about the lack of the promised recount and paper trail.  madfloridian   Jul-22-08 11:07 AM   #5 
  - Look at all the primary hell we went through.  madfloridian   Jul-22-08 11:56 AM   #6 
  - And two lawsuits from FL still pending.  madfloridian   Jul-24-08 12:23 AM   #7 
  - this is unfuckingbelievable. i'm really sorry to hear this.  orleans   Jul-24-08 01:13 AM   #8 
  - I guess I am surprised to see Kurt Browning so concerned  madfloridian   Jul-24-08 11:20 AM   #12 
  - More strange actions on counting the votes  desktop   Jul-24-08 06:22 AM   #9 
  - So, How Will Obama React when this Election is Stolen?  paparush   Jul-24-08 07:20 AM   #10 
  - For one thing, there are very few penalties for stealing an election  truedelphi   Jul-24-08 11:18 AM   #11 
  - kick  The Backlash Cometh   Jul-24-08 01:25 PM   #13 
  - Continuing this thought - if we could do it over again -- what actions do you  defendandprotect   Jul-25-08 10:33 PM   #17 
  - Yeah . . . let's count everything by hand . . . I'll wait . . . !!!  defendandprotect   Jul-24-08 01:55 PM   #14 
     - same here. n/t  orleans   Jul-24-08 04:03 PM   #15 
        - That really is another part of the election farce . . . that we have to know ...  defendandprotect   Jul-25-08 10:29 PM   #16 

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