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(57,936 posts)
Wed Jun 8, 2016, 02:50 AM Jun 2016

The California primary results are not final until at least 21 days from

now when the many provisional ballots are counted.

I hope that Bernie will ask his legal team to have those ballots sequestered by a court and watch as they are being counted and reviewed.

I saw a lot of provisional ballots being required today. A lot of young Bernie supporters left the polls with a pink slip which represents the fact that they voted on provisional ballots.

It is not over until every ballot is cast and counted.

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(8,175 posts)
2. Are you sure they will count all the provisionals?
Wed Jun 8, 2016, 02:58 AM
Jun 2016

I thought they were supposed to be getting cross over ballots...if they are getting provisionals, I worry they will not be counted.


(57,936 posts)
6. According to the information that was provided to me, they were
Wed Jun 8, 2016, 03:03 AM
Jun 2016

supposed to have cross-overs. I instructed voters to request cross-overs. But think of it. You are young and the first in your family to vote in an American election. Are you going to argue with the intimidating people who sit behind the table and don't find your name on their list of Democratic voters but rather find it on a list of decline to state voters and then tell you to take a pink provisional ballot? Probably not.

We are talking about young people. We are talking about a system that is not well understood. We are talking about gentle, legally unsophisticated people who don't want to argue with what seems to be authority.


(57,936 posts)
7. We may end up with Trump because of this mess because a lot of
Wed Jun 8, 2016, 03:09 AM
Jun 2016

Bernie voters are madder than Hell because of what happened in California today, in Arizona a short time ago and some events in other states.


(9,313 posts)
8. LA Times reports many probs
Wed Jun 8, 2016, 03:18 AM
Jun 2016

and then there's the obstacle course NPP voters were expected to navigate http://www.gregpalast.com/california-stolen-sanders-right-nowspecial-bulletin-greg-palast/

We'll never know what the results would have been without suppression of NPP's and other problems at the polls. The disrespect our nation has for it's own elections is an outrage.


beachbum bob

(10,437 posts)
9. unless when you are bernie sanders in 2008 who support obama 2 days after obama crossed delegate
Wed Jun 8, 2016, 06:56 AM
Jun 2016

threshold....always seems one set of rules for all those not named sanders and another set for bernie....has nothing to do with his ego, nothing at all....lol

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