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Land Shark Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-15-05 05:00 AM
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62. DREs increase the number of problems a lot
but you're right even after you get rid of DREs there are still background problems and beyond that no system of any reasonable price is perfect or problem-free.

I'm not anywhere near as familiar with punch cards, but as with all balloting systems breakdowns in chain of custody and many other issues can raise questions. No partisans or single individuals should have power over elections. Evenly split election boards at 2-2 means the tiebreaking mechanism (Blackwell in Ohio) decides every important question. But I'm not going to pretend I'm giving you a full answer on punch cards, I'd have to rely on someone else to tlak about Ohio.
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